Bus Travel in Southend-on-Sea

Enjoy fresh air and fun at the seaside

This coastal town lies on the north of the Thames Estuary. It's a leading beach break destination for Londoners wanting fresh air and fun. Home to the longest pleasure pier in the world, Southend also offers a picturesque beach to lounge on. Plus numerous amusement arcades and idyllic sunset boat trips.

Our buses travel in and around Southend-on-Sea and connect travellers to destinations such as Shoeburyness, Rayleigh, Southend Airport and more. Why not avoid the hassle of trying to find a parking space and relax on the bus to Southend-on-Sea instead?

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