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DigiGo group bookings now available and half price tickets for the summer


19/07/2022
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Group bookings and half price tickets on DigiGo!

You can now book a DigiGo journey for groups of up to 6 people!

To celebrate this new feature, all journey prices are 50% off until August 31st, 10pm.

Passengers can select a variety of ticket types: Adult, Young Adult, and Concessionary to allow travel for the whole group.

Book now using the TravelEssex app, available on your app store.

*Terms & Conditions– Journeys must be booked and completed by August 31st, 10pm. This discount does not require a discount code. All ticket types have been reduced by 50%. Concessionary bus pass holders ride for free after 9am on weekdays and all day on weekends, as standard. Any tickets purchased in advance for journeys after August 31st will be charged at our standard rate.

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TravelEssex - Journey Planning Made Simple

TravelEssex - a journey planning app that allows you to search for sustainable travel options throughout Essex - all in one place. You can plan journeys by walking, cycling and public transport, including train, bus and DigiGo.


Download TravelEssex on the App Store
Download TravelEssex on Google Play


It's easy to plan a journey on TravelEssex:

  • Select where you want to go by typing in the name or address of the location, or select it on the map using a location marker
  • Type in your start-point or enable location settings to go from ‘your current location’
  • View all the sustainable transport options available to make this trip! This includes bus routes, train routes, walking and cycling
  • Want to plan ahead? No problem! You can set your own departure date and time up to 7 days in advance.

You can view routes and services from multiple train and bus operators throughout Essex all in one place. This includes Greater Anglia, First, Arriva, Hedingham, Stephensons, GoAhead and C2C, to name a few!

You can also choose your ‘favourite’ locations, so planning your route is only a few clicks away. This could include your commute to work, getting to school, college or university, as well as meeting with friends.

Users can receive real-time updates, so any disruptions or service changes won’t come as a surprise.

TravelEssex is a journey planner for Essex residents in Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Tendring and Uttlesford.

On the TravelEssex app, you can view every stop on bus and train routes, visualised clearly on our maps. You can also track your journey in real time via GPS.

Users can sync their calendars to the app, too. So, your journey to your next appointment, meetup, or meeting is planned in just a few clicks.

Over time, Essex County Council intends to add further functions to the app – giving you even more reasons to visit TravelEssex regularly!


TravelEssex Web App

Want to quickly search a journey? Try the journey planner web app below – it’ll show you all the sustainable travel options available (p.s. don’t forget to download the app too!)

 

DigiGo

If you live in parts of Essex between Chelmsford, Braintree, Little Dunmow, and Leaden Roding, you could also book journeys, track the vehicle, and pay for tickets for DigiGo within the app! DigiGo is a new mode of public transport that works on-demand, rather than having fixed bus routes of timetables. This puts you in control of your journey

Travel Essex - Journey Planning Made Simple
Choose your mode of transport
Set your own departure time
Live tracking via GPS
View all nearby stops
Travel Essex - Journey Planning Made Simple
Choose your mode of transport
Set your own departure time
Live tracking via GPS
View all nearby stops

Contact details

The best way to contact TravelEssex is via email at TravelEssex@essex.gov.uk for general queries, compliments or complaints.

Useful links 

Explore the range of different public transport options around Essex
View more information on a new fully electric on-demand minibus service in South Braintree and Central Essex

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