Welcome to Essex

Bus information

In this section you will find information about bus services in Essex.

You can also use Traveline to help you plan your journey.

Enforcement is designed to change the behaviour of those drivers who choose to use bus lanes and bus gates illegally, keeping them available for their intended use.
Web and twitter contact information for bus operators serving Essex
The Authority prioritises local bus services according to the Getting Around in Essex Strategy.
We publish a regular Transport Travel Update with news regarding public transport in Essex. Sign up online to receive email alerts.
Community transport is the term given to passenger transport schemes that are outside the usual travel options.
Essex County Council is developing a pioneering collaboration with colleagues from District, Borough and City councils across Essex which will give our residents better bus infrastructure and help support sustainable travel across Essex
If a bus service operates as hail and ride it means you can signal to the bus driver that you wish to board the bus at any point along the road and the driver will stop where it is safe to do so.
Who and how to provide feedback to regarding bus services
Bus services or routes which are run with financial support from us and consultations on changes.
Public travel interactive map for Essex. See the interactive Essex Bus and Train Map here.
Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) or Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) signs provide information to the public at bus stops