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Arriva in Herts and Essex

Great travel offer for Smartgo

Save big time with monthly tickets by direct debit

<employer name> logoJoin the Employer Travel Club

Arriva and Smartgo have joined together to offer savings on local Arriva bus travel.


  • Payment by Direct Debit
  • Monthly tickets
  • No photo required
  • Unlimited bus travel every month in the zone(s) of your choice
  • No minimum contract - join and leave when you want with no penalty
  • Up to two children travel free with the ticket holder at weekends and bank holidays (excludes m-tickets)
  • Never lose your ticket again - you can choose to have it delivered to your mobile phone with the Arriva m-ticket app if you wish

How the scheme works

It's a simple 2-step process to get your ticket:

Step 1 : Order your ticket online by choosing your local travel zone from the list below
  • Complete the online application form by clicking the 'apply now' button - you will need your bank account details.
  • Payments are taken on the 1st or 15th of each month
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks to register before the date of your first Direct Debit payment
  • For payments on the 1st, tickets are dispatched and commence on the 12th of the month
  • Payments made on the 15th are dispatched and commence on the 27th of each month
  • Please note the nearest Direct Debit date will be the default option to choose
Apply now 
Step 2 : Receive your ticket in the post each month

m-tickets can also be delivered to your iPhone or Android handset. To receive an m-ticket you must download the free Arriva m-ticket app and register your details.

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Tickets and savings

Zone Cost of monthly Direct Debit Zone map
Bishop's Stortford
£51.67 View map
Colchester £41.67 View map
£40.00 View map
Harlow and Epping
£46.67 View map
Hemel Hempstead
£51.67 View map
Lea Valley
£54.17 View map
North Herts Plus £58.33 View map
Southend £39.17 View map
Southend 1 £33.33 View map
Stevenage £45.83 View map
Waltham Abbey £41.67 View map
Watford £44.17 View map
Welwyn and Hatfield £54.17 View map
Orbit £70.83 View map
All Zone
£79.17 View map

If you have any queries about the Employer Travel Club or which ticket zone you need, please email us at [email protected]