News & service updates

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  • Closure of Newton Road stop, Abingdon Road (24th February 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 24 / 02 / 2017

    On Friday 24th February, between the hours of 0930 and 1530, Newton Road stop on Abingdon Road (towards Abingdon) will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our park&ride300, city35 and cityX3/X13 services travelling towards Redbridge Park & Ride, Kennington or Abingdon. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Whitehouse Road or Lake Street stops as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Newton Road stop?
  • Possible delays on Abingdon Road, Oxford (20th February - 3rd March 2017)

    Time: 07:00 Date: 20 / 02 / 2017

    From Monday 20th February until Friday 3rd March, between the hours of 0700 and 1900, slight delays may be expected on our city35, cityX3/X13 and park&ride300 services. This is due to roadworks and temporary traffic lights being in place on Abingdon Road, junction with Western Road.

  • Portman Street Closure, London - X90 (20th - 22nd February 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 20 / 02 / 2017

    From first service on Monday 20th February until end of service on Wednesday 22nd February, the X90 coaches will be unable to serve the usual Marylebone Road stop P (Oxford bound only) due to major roadworks in that area. The alternative stop will be located in the Paddington area, outside the southern entrance to Edgware Road underground station. It is easily accessible via the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines, or by taking a short walk from the regular stop.

    View location of the temporary stop (310KB PDF)
  • Closure of St Aldates stops G3, G4 and G5 (14th February 2017 until further notice)

    Time: 09:30 Date: 14 / 02 / 2017

    Updated 14/02/2017: From Tuesday 14th February until further notice, roadworks will take place in St Aldates (between Blue Boar Street and New Inn Yard). This will mean that our BROOKESbusU5, city5 and park&ride400 will be unable to serve their regular stops G3, G4 and G5.

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  • Withdrawal of Birmingham airline service

    Time: 00:00 Date: 25 / 03 / 2017

    It is with great regret that we announce our Oxford - Birmingham coach service will be withdrawn from 25 March.

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  • Closure of Colegrove Down stop (1st February - 1st March 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 01 / 02 / 2017

    Updated 10/02/2017: From Wednesday 1st February for approximately 4 weeks, the Colegrove Down stop (Oxford bound) on Cumnor Hill will be suspended due to gas works, affecting our city4/4B services travelling towards the Oxford City Centre and Wood Farm. During the time of this closure, please use the temporary stop located near the original stop, but slightly up the hill towards Cumnor village. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Colegrove Down stop?
  • Castle Street - One Way Traffic Flow (9th January - 31st March 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 09 / 01 / 2017

    From Monday 9th January until Friday 31st March, Castle Street will be subject to one way traffic flow in the direction from Old Greyfriars Street towards New Road. This is due to gas works for the new Westgate Shopping Centre. This will affect our city4/4A/4B/4C, city5, city8/9, city13, park&ride400, BROOKESbusU1 and BROOKESbusU5 services.

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  • Come and drive for us!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 26 / 09 / 2016

    We’re currently looking for full-time PCV Drivers and Trainees. To find out more, click the link below.

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  • Get going with our app!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 01 / 03 / 2016

    ‘Oxford Bus M-tickets’ is a smartphone app that allows you to purchase tickets for city, park&ride, X90, airline and Thames Travel services quickly and easily.

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