Set Value (New/Sealed)

This chart represents the current new/sealed value of the set The Bikini Bottom Express since April 2016. Very high accuracy
3830 The Bikini Bottom Express was a 210 piece SpongeBob SquarePants set with 3 minifigs released in 2008. It consists of a bus with a spinning propeller, a bus stop sign, a ticket dispenser, and and a detachable roof along with SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick and a bus driver minifigure.

It was retired in December 2009 with a lifespan of 24 months. The current value for a new and sealed The Bikini Bottom Express is estimated at $197 with an average yearly gain of about 14% which is higher than other SpongeBob SquarePants sets. The current used prices for The Bikini Bottom Express can be found in the range of $49 and $64 depending on the set's condition, with an average price of $53 if it is in good overall condition.

For Sale (New/Sealed)

(US) Amazon listing for The Bikini Bottom Express
~$192.98
-2.0%
(US) NISB
$200.00
+1.6%
(US) SpongeBob SquarePants 3830 Bikini Bottom Express New Factory Sealed HTF
BrickEconomy Choice
$279.97
+42.2%
(SG) BrickLink store The Singing Brick
$300.00
+52.3%
(JP) Spongebob 3830 The Bikini Bottom Express
$353.70
+79.6%
(US) SpongeBob SquarePants 3830 Bikini Bottom Express New Sealed
$449.95
+128.5%

Sale Trends

This chart shows the sales trends (number sold) of new/sealed 3830 The Bikini Bottom Express.

Sets in SpongeBob SquarePants

Year 2006
Pieces / Minifigs 579 / 3
Availability Retired
3827 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Adventures in Bikini Bottom
Retail $39.99
Value $249.95
Growth 525.0%
Annual growth 8.7%
Year 2012
Pieces / Minifigs 471 / 4
Availability Retired
3818 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Bikini Bottom Undersea Party
Retail $49.99
Value $250.96
Growth 402.0%
Annual growth 15.1%
Year 2006
Pieces / Minifigs 445 / 1
Availability Retired
3826 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Build-A-Bob
Retail $29.99
Value $565.29
Growth 1784.9%
Annual growth 15.6%
Year 2009
Pieces / Minifigs 425 / 3
Availability Retired
3834 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Good Neighbours at Bikini Bottom
Retail $39.99
Value $282.57
Growth 606.6%
Annual growth 14.8%
Year 2007
Pieces / Minifigs 393 / 3
Availability Retired
4982 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Mrs. Puff's Boating School
Retail $49.99
Value $151.62
Growth 203.3%
Annual growth 7.4%
Year 2007
Pieces / Minifigs 337 / 3
Availability Retired
4981 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Chum Bucket
Retail $34.99
Value $145.76
Growth 316.6%
Annual growth 7.1%
Year 2006
Pieces / Minifigs 295 / 3
Availability Retired
3825 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Krusty Krab
Retail $19.99
Value $296.17
Growth 1381.6%
Annual growth 12.9%
Year 2008
Pieces / Minifigs 279 / 3
Availability Retired
3831 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Rocket Ride
Retail $29.99
Value $194.52
Growth 548.6%
Annual growth 9.7%
Year 2012
Pieces / Minifigs 241 / 3
Availability Retired
3817 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants The Flying Dutchman
Retail $24.99
Value $131.00
Growth 424.2%
Annual growth 17.2%
Year 2008
Pieces / Minifigs 236 / 3
Availability Retired
3832 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants The Emergency Room
Retail $29.99
Value $120.43
Growth 301.6%
Annual growth 6.0%
Year 2009
Pieces / Minifigs 209 / 3
Availability Retired
3833 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Krusty Krab Adventures
Retail $24.99
Value $199.15
Growth 696.9%
Annual growth 16.9%
Year 2011
Pieces / Minifigs 169 / 4
Availability Retired
3816 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Glove World
Retail $19.99
Value $120.00
Growth 500.3%
Annual growth 16.3%
Year 2011
Pieces / Minifigs 95 / 3
Availability Retired
3815 LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Heroic Heroes of the Deep
Retail $14.99
Value $90.27
Growth 502.2%
Annual growth 16.2%

Minifigs

The Bikini Bottom Express contains 3 minifigs. The minifig is unique to this set.
Will SpongeBob™ ever catch the bus?

All aboard for new adventures with SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick, and the Bikini Bottom Express. The bus keeps leaving without SpongeBob and Patrick! Can they get their tickets from the machine before it speeds away again?

Lift roof off the bus to seat Spongebob and Patrick inside!
Propeller on the back of the bus really spins!
Bus measures 6" (15cm) long!
Description provided by LEGO©