A daily ticket - FirstDay

First Day

FirstDay gives you unlimited travel in the area of your choice for one whole day!

You are free to hop on and off First buses making it ideal for travelling to work, the shops and then going out in the evening too.

Buy FirstDay from your bus driver.

Essex

The FirstDay in Essex allows unlimited travel on all First bus services throughout Essex except the X30 Stansted Airport service and some school services. A family can consist of a group of 1 - 4 persons of whom no less than 1 and no more than 2 must be adults.

The combinations for an All Essex Family ticket are:

  • 1 Adult
  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Adults + 1 Child
  • 2 Adults + 2 Children
  • 1 Adult + 3 Children
Essex Prices
Adult £8
Child £6
Family £16

*Adult Essex Day tickets purchased on the bus are valid on multi-operator services within the Essex zone.

Basildon

The Inner Area covers all the major locations in and around Basildon town area including Southfields, Noak Hill, Noak Bridge, Cranes, Burnt Mills, Felmores, Eversley, Pitsea, Barstable, Vange, Kingswood, Fryerns, Lee Chapel, Langdon Hills, Great Berry, Laindon, Basildon town centre and hospital as well as Tarpots, Wickford, Billericay and Stanford le Hope.

The Outer Area ticket can be used on First bus services in all the Inner Zone locations plus Lakeside, Grays, Thurrock, Orsett, Hutton and Brentwood.

In addition to this, the Basildon Inner and Outer ticket also covers the Southend Metro Zone.

Basildon Prices
Inner Area Adult £4.50
Inner Area Child £3
Outer Area Adult £6.20
Outer Area Child £3.30

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Braintree

Valid in Braintree town area including Black Notley, White Court, Deanery Hill, Beckers Green and Bocking.

Braintree Prices
Adult £3.50
Now Reduced
Child £2.50

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Brentwood

Includes Shenfield, Brentwood town centre, Warley, Brook Street and Pilgrim's Hatch.

Brentwood Prices
Adult £3.50
Now Reduced
Child £2.50

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Chelmsford

Available for the whole Chelmsford urban area including the town centre, Writtle, Galleywood, Chignall, Melbourne, Broomfield, Beaulieu Park, Springfield, Chelmer Village and Great Baddow.

Chelmsford Prices
Adult £4.50
Child £3
Group Day Tickets £6

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Colchester

Includes the town centre, General Hospital, University of Essex, Wivenhoe, Highwoods, Stanway, Lexden, Greenstead and Mile End.

Colchester Prices
Adult £3.60
Child £2.50
*Group Day Tickets £5

*The Colchester Group Day ticket allows travel for 1 adult + 2 children.

Clacton and Walton

Includes all First bus services in Clacton and Walton. Available all the way to Thorrington Cross on services running outside the Clacton/Walton urban area.

Clacton and Walton Prices
Adult £5
Now Reduced
Child £3.50

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Southend

The Day Metro Plus is available all day, every day. It is valid for travel in Southend, Castle Point and Rayleigh/Rochford areas. The Day Metro Plus also offers unlimited travel on services 2, 15 & 22 through to Pitsea and Basildon.

Customers wishing to enjoy unlimited travel elsewhere on the Basildon network, including travel on service 25 through to Rayleigh and Southend will need to purchase a Basildon Inner Zone Day Ticket.

Southend Prices
Adult £3.60
Child £2.60

*First tickets are valid on all services within a given zone, with the exception of certain school services.

Thurrock

Includes Orsett Hospital, Socketts Heath, Stifford Clays, Grays, West Thurrock, Lakeside.

Thurrock Prices
Adult £4.20