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First Bus announces ticket price rises
7:20am Thursday 24th January 2013 in News
A SINGLE journey by bus from Chelmsford to Stansted Airport will cost £1 more after fares were revised.
First Bus has announced ticket price increases on its routes for the coming year.
Among the changes, people travelling from Chelmsford to Stansted will now pay £10 for a single journey, up from £9, while a return has gone up by 50p to £14.
On other services, an adult and child day ticket will both increase by 10p to £4.50 and £3 respectively.
Weekly tickets have risen by 50p for adults and children to £18 and £12.
Steve Wickers, regional commercial director for First Bus, said: “The company is facing many challenges during this uncertain economic climate. However, I believe First remains in a strong position to continue to deliver high quality bus services. “The fares have been kept to a minimum, mindful of our commitment to making the bus the preferred option.”
The new fares will come into effect on February 3.