News & service updates

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  • Blenheim Palace Closure - 21st & 22nd November 2018

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 11 / 2018

    Blenheim Palace will be closed for a private event on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd November 2018. Planing your visit on a different day? Don't forget about our combined bus + palace entry tickets!

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  • 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.

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  • Chatham Road Stop Closure (12th - 14th November 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 12 / 11 / 2018

    From Monday 12th November until Wednesday 14th November, Chatham Road stop on Abingdon Road will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our cityX3, city35 and park&ride300 services travelling Oxford. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Canning Crescent or Lincoln Road stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Chatham Road stop?
  • Marston Road and Ewin Close Overnight Closures - city13 and BROOKESbusU5 (5th - 14th November 2018)

    Time: 19:00 Date: 05 / 11 / 2018

    Updated 8/11/2018 – Copse Lane and Derwent Avenue are now accessible until the completion of the re-surfacing works. From Monday 5th November until Wednesday 14th November, Marston Road will be closed overnight between 19:00 and 06:00, with Ewin Close still remaining inaccessible. This will mean that your city13 service will be unable to serve the Crotch Crescent and Ewin Close stops travelling in both directions. This closure could also cause minor delays to your BROOKESbusU5 services travelling in both directions. During the time of this closure, passengers travelling towards John Radcliffe are advised to use the Copse Lane West or Jack Straws Lane stops, and passengers travelling towards Oxford are advised to use Derwent Avenue West or Jack Straws Lane stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where are the affected Marston Road and Ewin Close stops?
  • X90 Service Changes

    Time: 00:00 Date: 28 / 10 / 2018

    From Sunday 28th October 2018, changes will be made to your X90 Oxford - London service timetable. We’ll also be introducing some affordable fares, and a brand new advance booking portal!

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  • Oxford Brookes University Open Days

    Time: 00:00 Date: 06 / 10 / 2018

    Oxford Brookes University will be holding its Open Day on Saturday 17th November 2018. On this day, we will be running a higher frequency BROOKESbusU1 service to help cope with the expected additional usage.

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  • 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.

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