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South Coast Express Jamaica: Get The Facts!

SouthCoast Jamaica Express Bus Service is simply one of the best travel services you can find along Jamaica's South Coast. They have responded to the transportation woes of the people along the south coast by providing their ‘affordable luxury’ bus service.

SouthCoast Express Destinations:

  • NEGRIL
  • SAVANNA-LA-MAR
  • SANTA-CRUZ
  • MANDEVILLE
  • KINGSTON

 

What to Expect When Travelling with SouthCoast Express:

  • In-ride entertainment
  • Amenities on board
  • Bottled water
  • Daily newspaper
  • Service of a hostess
  • Choice of snack (biscuits or peanuts)
  • Free WIFI internet service
  • Affordable rates
  • Scheduled departures (Punctuality is key, if you’re on time, you are late, if you’re early you’re on time)
  • Experienced drivers with proven track record
  • High Security
  • All inclusive rates (includes all the amenities on board)

 

South Coast Express Schedule:

Take a look at the service route schedule for South Coast Express below. Remember to be early for your trip.

Service Route Monday - Saturday Sundays & Holidays
Negril - Kingston 4:45 am & 4:15 pm 8:30 am & 4:30 pm
Savanna-la-mar - Kingston 5:30 am & 5:00 pm 9:30 am & 9:30 pm
Santa Cruz - Kingston 7:00 am & 6:30 pm 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
Mandeville - Kingston 7:50 am - 7:20 pm 11:50 am  & 7:50 pm
Negril - Kingston 4:30 am & 4:00 pm 8:30 am & 4:30 pm
Savanna-la-mar - Kingston 5:30 am & 5:00 pm 9:00 am & 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz - Kingston 7:00 am & 6:30 pm 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
Mandeville - Kingston 7:50 am & 7:20 pm 11:50 am & 7:50 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note Well: Daily return trip from Kingston is 5:30 am and 5:00 pm.

*Recently updated departure time for Negril to Kingston is 4:00 am & 4:00 pm*

 

SouthCoast Express Rates:

Key for Destinations:

KGN - Kingston

NEG - Negril

SAV - Savanna-la-mar

SAN - Santa Cruz

MDVL – Mandeville

 

Destinations Regular Price Estimated Duration Frequent Travel Points
KGN - NEG $ 2,200.00 5 Hours 10
NEG - KGN $ 2,200 5 Hours 10
KGN - SAV $ 1,900 4 Hours 8
SAV - KGN $ 1,900 4 Hours 8
KGN - SAN $ 1,500 2 Hours 25 Mins 6
SAN - KGN $ 1,500 2 Hours 25 Mins 6
KGN - MDVL $ 1,400 1 Hour 35 Mins 4
MDVL - KGN $ 1,400 1 Hour 35 Mins 4
Transitional Routes
NEG - SAN $ 1,500 2 Hours 15 Mins 6
SAN - NEG $ 1,500 2 Hours 15 Mins 6
NEG - MDVL $ 1,800 3 Hours 15 Mins 8
MDVL - NEG $ 1,800 3 Hours 15 Mins 8
SAV - MDVL $ 1,500 2 Hours 15 Mins 6
MDVL - SAV $ 1,500 2 Hours 15 Mins 6
SAV - SAN $ 1,400 1 Hour 15 Mins 4
SAN - SAV $ 1,400 1 Hour 15 Mins 4

South Coast Express Discounted Rates

Destinations Reguar Price Senior Citizens Students Children
KGN - NEG $ 2,200 $ 1,980 $ 1,950 $ 1,560
NEG - KGN $ 2,200 $ 1,980 $ 1,950 $ 1,560
KGN - SAV $ 1,900 $ 1,700 $ 1,680 $ 1,350
SAV - KGN $ 1,900 $ 1,700 $ 1,680 $ 1,350
KGN - SAN $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,350 $ 1,060
SAN- KGN $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,350 $ 1,060
KGN - MDVL $ 1,400 $ 1,260 $ 1,230 $ 990
MDVL - KGN $ 1,400 $ 1,260 $ 1,230 $ 990
NEG - SAN $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,300 $ 1,060
SAN - NEG $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,300 $ 1,060
NEG - MDVL $ 1,800 $ 1,600 $ 1,580 $ 1,280
MDVL - NEG $ 1,800 $ 1,600 $ 1,580 $ 1,280
SAV - MDVL $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,300 $ 1,060
MDVL - SAV $ 1,500 $ 1,350 $ 1,300 $ 1,060

Note Well:

  1. Prices are quoted in Jamaican (JMD) dollars.
  2. Estimated duration may be less than stated, as traffic delays and rest stops are taken into consideration.
  3. Passengers are required to check-in at least 20 minutes before scheduled departure time.
  4. Bookings that are made on the same day of travel attracts a JMD $200 fee.
  5. The cost of a round trip is twice the cost of the one-way trip.
  6. All Prices are subject to change at anytime by South Coast Express.

Contact Information:

  • Savanna-la Mar - (Head Office), Telephone : 957-3751 Opening Hours (5:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
  • Negril Office, Telephone : 957-3751 Opening Hours (4:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
  • Santa Cruz Office, Telephone : 966-2826 Opening Hours (6:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
  • Mandeville office, Telephone : 625-1046 Opening Hours (7:00 AM - 7:00 PM)
  • Mandeville office (Ticketing Office), Telephone : 625-1115 Opening Hours (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
  • Kingston office, 2 Chelsea Ave. Telephone : 754-2659 Opening Hours (5:00 AM - 9:00 PM)

Reference: SouthCoast Express Bus Service