News & service updates

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  • People’s Walk for Wildlife March - X90 (22nd September 2018)

    Time: 12:30 Date: 22 / 09 / 2018

    On Saturday 22nd September, between 12:30 and 14:00 hrs (approx.), X90 coaches towards London will be unable to serve Baker Street/Marylebone Road, Marble Arch and Victoria Train Station. This is due to up to 1,000 people being expected to depart Hyde Park for the People’s Walk for Wildlife March. During this time, passengers are advised to use the Buckingham Palace Road stop 7 as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • BROOKESbus (18th - 28th September)

    Time: 12:30 Date: 21 / 09 / 2018

    The inbound stop at Hollow Way by Paul Kent Hall is suspended between 18th - 28th September, with a temporary stop in place just after the usual stop. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • City2 stop suspended (24th - 26th September)

    Time: 12:34 Date: 21 / 09 / 2018

    Please note that the Kidlington, Lyne Road, Chorefields stop towards Kidlington High Street will unfortunately be suspended from 24th to 26th September. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Baker Street Closure - X90 (21st - 23rd September 2018)

    Time: 19:00 Date: 21 / 09 / 2018

    From 19:00 on Friday 21st September until 15:00 on Sunday 23rd September, Baker Street will be closed, affecting our X90 services travelling towards London. During the time of this closure, the X90 will operate to a diversionary route via Gloucester Place, Park Road and Marylebone Road, but we’ll try our best to serve all the usual stops. X90 coaches travelling towards Oxford will not be affected. We apologise for any inconvenience or delays that this closure may cause.

  • 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?
  • Barton North Way Closure - city8 (19th September 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 19 / 09 / 2018

    On Wednesday 19th September, North Way in Barton will be closed due to roadworks. This will mean that our city8 services will need to divert via Burchester Avenue to Underhill Circus, where normal route will be resumed. During the time of this closure, city8 services will be unable to serve Wick Close, Barton Village Road, Atkinson Close and Poundfield Close stops. Passengers are advised to use the Edgecombe Road or Underhill Circus stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Paul Kent Hall Stop Closure (18th - 28th September 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 18 / 09 / 2018

    Updated 17/09/2018: From Tuesday 18th September until Friday 28th September, Paul Kent Hall stop on Hollow Way will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our BROOKESbusU5/NU5 services travelling towards Oxford City Centre only. During the time of this closure, please use the temporary bus stop located a very short walk away from the suspended stop. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Paul Kent Hall stop?
  • 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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  • BROOKESbus Changes

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

    From September 2018, changes will be made to your BROOKESbus services.

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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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  • Closure of St Clements stop C (20th October 2017 - further notice)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 20 / 10 / 2017

    From Friday 20th October until further notice, St Clements stop C towards Oxford City Centre will be suspended due to an unsafe building. This will affect our city4/4A/4B/4C, city8/9, cityX3/X13/13, park&ride400, BROOKESbusU1 and the airline LHR/LGW. Please use the temporary stop located slightly further down the road as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • 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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