• the airline: service changes

    From Sunday 24th January, the airline coaches connecting Oxford with Lewknor, High Wycombe and Heathrow Airport will operate to a further reduced frequency timetable. Unfortunately, we will still be temporarily unable to serve Gatwick Airport.

    View the special timetable
  • Suspension of the city35A School Bus Service

    After operating on Friday 15th January 2021, the school service city35A was unfortunately suspended.

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  • park&ride300 service suspension

    From Sunday 17th January, park&ride300 service connecting Pear Tree and Redbridge Park&Ride sites with Oxford City Centre was suspended until further notice.

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  • BROOKESbus: vacation timetables

    The planned change to semester version of the timetable from 16th January will be postponed. As such, all BROOKESbus services will continue operating to vacation timetables until further notice.

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  • 'Brand the Bus!' competition finalists

    The ten good causes that secured the most public votes have been selected for the grand finale.

    Read the full press release
  • Improvements to the Hopper ticket

    From 3rd January 2021, we introduced a new CityZone Hopper ticket and changed the name of the existing 2 hour Hopper ticket.

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  • NHS Test and Trace

    When travelling by bus, it’s recommended that you download and use the official NHS COVID-19 App to protect yourself and those you love.

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  • We’re getting even greener!

    We have further increased the volume of ultra-low emission buses in our and Thames Travel’s fleets, thanks to a £2M investment in green technology!

    Read the full press release
  • Freeflow is here!

    Freeflow is a new convenient way to pay for your bus travel using contactless payment.

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  • How busy is your bus?

    Want to travel on the quiet buses? Check predicted bus capacities before you go!

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  • On-bus key top-ups

    From Sunday 21st June until further notice, on-bus key top-ups for new products will be available to be purchased directly from your driver.

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  • Wear face coverings

    Following the government advice, from 15th June, wearing face coverings (e.g. mask, bandana or scarf) is mandatory when using public transport.

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The key during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still top up your key card online as normal. On-bus key top ups are also available for all 1 week, 4 weeks, 12 trips and any 5 days products until further notice.

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key benefits

key benefits offers smartcard holders great discounts at various locations in Oxford. Benefits are available at a number of cafés, shops, restaurants & theatres.

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BROOKESkey

If you already have a BROOKESkey you can top up online now. We have a number of exclusive offers on local and coach services for all BROOKESkey holders.

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AUTOpay

AUTOpay is the hassle free way of keeping your 'key' smartcard topped via monthly payments. Ideal for regular passengers on our city or park&ride services.

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Hopper tickets

From 3rd January 2021, we will be introducing a new CityZone Hopper ticket and changing the name of the existing 2 hour Hopper ticket.

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