What is Dial-a-Ride?

Dial-A-Ride (DAR) is a wheelchair accessible, door-to-door transport service tailored to meet the needs of Tendring District’s elderly and disabled people.

Dial-a-Ride operates Monday to Friday. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Dial-a-Ride operates Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

How do I book a journey?

Please telephone 01255 436962 to book Dial-A-Ride.

Our bookings team will help you. They will need to know your name, address, your destination.

How much does it cost?

The service is free to anyone with a valid bus pass, if you do not hold a valid bus pass a fare is chargeable, please ring 01255 436962 for up-to-date information. Please do not tip our Dial-a-Ride drivers who are paid employees. You can better help the scheme by making a donation.

Please note that Dial-a-Ride does not operate on Bank Holidays which fall on the following days in 2015.

Bank Holidays England & Wales   2018
Public Holiday  
 Good Friday   
 Easter Monday  
 May Bank Holiday   
 Spring Bank Holiday   
 Summer Bank Holiday  
 Christmas Day  25th December
 Boxing Day  26th December

Feedback on your experience of our services is always welcomed. Click on feedback, ring 01255 436962, or email the Chief Executive Officer at tendring.ct@btconnect.com