News & service updates

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  • Hinksey Hill Thames Water Works - (6th - 12th December)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 06 / 12 / 2018

    From Thursday 6th - Wednesday 12th December 2018, Thames Water will be carrying out emergency repair works on a water main at Hinksey Hill. These works could cause delays to bus services. We apologise for any inconvenience.

    Where is Hinksey Hill?
  • John Radcliffe Hospital Roadworks – city13/X13 (7th December 2018 – 15th January 2019)

    Time: 16:00 Date: 07 / 12 / 2018

    From Friday 7th December 2018 until Tuesday 15th January 2019, roadworks will take place at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Bus services will be operating as usual however there may be some delays during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience.

    Where is the John Radcliffe Hospital?
  • Turl Street Stop T2 Service Update – cityX3 (From 2nd December 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 02 / 12 / 2018

    From Sunday 2nd December your cityX3 service will no longer drop off at the Turl Street stop T2 travelling towards Oxford. Passengers are advised to use St Aldates stop G3 or Queens Lane stop K3 (set down only) as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where is the affected Turl Street stop?
  • Risinghurst Turn Stop Overnight Closure – city9 and BROOKESbusU1 (3rd – 10th December 2018)

    Time: 20:00 Date: 03 / 12 / 2018

    From Monday 3rd December until Monday 10th December, the A40 bus lane between Thornhill Park & Ride and the Headington Roundabout will be closed overnight between 20:00 and 05:00 due to survey works. This will mean that your city9 and BROOKESbusU1 service will be unable to serve the Risinghurst Turn stop travelling towards Oxford. The BROOKESbusU1 service will also be unable to serve the stop outside Thornhill Park & Ride. During the time of this closure, city9 passengers are advised to use the Collingwood Road stop and BROOKESbusU1 passengers are advised to use the Green Road Roundabout stop as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where is the affected Risinghurst Turn stop?
  • Christmas Timetable

    Time: 00:00 Date: 24 / 12 / 2018

    From 24th December 2018 - 2nd January 2019 your bus services will be running to a special timetable.

    Click here for more information
  • Closure of Ewin Close stops (17th September 2018 - further notice)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 17 / 09 / 2018

    From Monday 17th September until further notice, Ewin Close stops on Cherwell Drive will be suspended in both directions. This will affect our city13/X13 and BROOKESbusU5 services. During the time of this closure, city13/X13 passengers are advised to use the Copse Lane or Cherwell Drive stops as alternatives. For BROOKESbusU5, please use the Cherwell Drive or Crotch Crescent stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where are the affected Ewin Close stops?
  • cityX13 is back on Sundays!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 02 / 09 / 2018

    From Sunday 2nd September 2018, we will replace the split services city13 and cityX3 on Sundays with the pre 13 May 2018 cityX13 service.

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  • Introducing ComboSaver

    Time: 00:00 Date: 05 / 04 / 2018

    Get more for your money when you combine your City Sightseeing tour with travel to Oxford on the park&ride, X90 and the airline LHR/LGW.

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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.

    Click here for more information