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Seafront Open Top Bus

Seaside Service is back with a smile for 2024!

The hugely popular Seafront Open Top bus returns for a summer of family fun!

Discover the coastline of Southend Seafront and travel in style from Southend Pier to Leigh on Sea.

​Buses leave from Southend Pier, outside Adventure Island, every hour from 10am to 5pm on weekends and bank holidays from Easter to mid September, and daily during the school holidays.  There’s a bus every 30 minutes during the school summer holidays and on other busy days all across the season – just check Ensign Bus Co socials for up to the minute information.

Find out more here

2024 Dates

The bus will run on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from the following:

Saturday 20 April – Sunday 14 July

Saturday 7 – Sunday 15 September

The bus will run every day from the following:

Friday 29 March – Sunday 14 April

Saturday 25 May – 2 June

School summer holiday – Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September


Single – Adults £3 | Children/Concessions £2
Return – Adult £5 | Children/Concessions £3
All Day – Adult £6.50 | Children/Concessions £4

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