* All of our bus services are running on time. *

Bus & Coach Private Hire

Bus & Coach Private Hire

Contract Work

Contract Work

Bus Routes & Timetables

Bus Routes & Timetables

Panther Travel – Coach, Bus & Minibus Hire Across Essex

Panther Travel was established in 2009 with two vehicles. Over the past 7 years we have grown and now have in excess of 20 buses and coaches ranging from 16 seater minibuses to 57 seat coaches and double deckers with 84 coach seats. Some have air conditioning and toilets.

90% of our coaching fleet is LEZ (London Emission Zone) compliant and therefore can go into London and are greener for the environment.

Our services include:

  • Bus and Coach private hire
  • Contract work
  • Cruise Ship and Airport transfers
  • Wedding coaches

  • School trips
  • Regular bus services
  • Emergency on demand work

Our Head Office is at Harwich but we have operating centres across Essex, these include:

  • Great Dunmow (near Stansted Airport)
  • Clacton
  • Colchester
  • Harwich

All our buses and coaches are maintained in our own well equipped workshops to very high standards.

We are a members of the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) an organisation that represents bus and coach operators.

Bus Timetables & Ticket Prices

Below are our bus timetables (PDF) some of which are operated on behalf of Essex County Council. Click to download to your device.

Over the Festive Period our services will operate as follows:

  • We will be operating a normal School Day Service upto and including Friday 21st December
  • 22nd December Saturday Service
  • 24th December Non School Day Service
  • 25th – 26th December No Service
  • 27th – 28th December Non School Day Service
  • 29th December Saturday Service
  • 31st December Non School Day Service
  • 1st January 2019 No Service
  • 2nd January Non School Day Service
  • 3rd January Normal Service resumes

We at Panther Travel would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your custom throughout 2018 and we look forward to being of service to you again in 2019.

We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year.

Essex County Council School Term and Holiday Dates

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