Bus and Train Information

Public Transport Information

For help with planning your journey, visit the Traveline South East website.

The Ideas in Motion website has lots of helpful information on public transport options in Southend and inspiration about how to travel differently around the city. You can plan a journey, download maps and find out about tickets and passes available. 

To find information on routes, fares and tickets as well as information on access information for disabled users and service disruptions, you will need to contact the travel company.

By clicking on the name of the company below you will be taken to the website of that company, alternatively you can telephone them on the number shown.

Bus Companies


Train Companies

Greater Anglia - download their travel app on play store and iOS
C2C - download their travel app on play store and iOS

Journey Planning


Fares and Passes

For Older Person’s and Disabled Person’s Bus Passes please visit our bus passes pages.

Please see our application form if you are disabled and require a companion to travel with you due to severe disability or handicap.

Daily, Monthly and Annual Bus Passes are available from the companies listed above.

Cheaper Fares for Trains

If you travel regularly you may be able to reduce the cost by using a Railcard. Disabled Persons Railcards, 16-25 Railcards, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard and Network Card are available. Further information on Railcards can be found on the National Railcards website.

Southend-on-Sea City Council is not part of the Senior Railcard subsidy and does not have promotional codes. 

Contact Parking, Travel & Roads

Telephone: 01702 215003

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