Get ready to GO! with Arriva
You are joining many others across Essex who are swapping the car for two months of free bus travel. Whether you’ve decided to swap your car commute for bus to make better use of your time spent in rush-hour traffic, avoid weekend parking fees on trips into town, or simply want to try a more active and sustainable means of getting around, with your two-month ticket to ride you’ll soon be on your way.
We’ve done our best to make it easier and more rewarding than ever for you to swap the car for bus. On this page you’ll find all of the details you need to start using your Arriva Smart Card ticket and plan your journeys using the Arriva UK Bus app. And don’t forget – the more you use your ticket, the more chances you’ll have to win £50.00 in Love2Shop or Amazon.co.uk e-vouchers as part of our weekly prize draws.
Using your Arriva ticket and app
Your Smart Card ticket will activate on Monday 4 October 2021 and you can use it until midnight on Sunday 28 November 2021.
You can also use your ticket on services provided by our other partnering operators: First Bus Essex, Hedingham and Stephensons of Essex. Just show the driver your Smart Card ticket quoting Stop.Swap.GO! and ask for a receipt.
For more information about Stop.Swap.GO! Bus and our weekly prize draws check out our FAQs page.