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  • Closure of St Swithun’s School Bus Stop, Kennington (21st August for 2 weeks)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 08 / 2017

    From Monday 21st August for approximately 2 weeks, our city35 services will be operating to a diversionary route in Kennington due to roadworks. During the time of this closure, city35 will operate via Poplar Grove/Manor Grove in both directions. As a result, we will be unable to serve St Swithun’s School bus stop. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where are the affected St Swithun’s School stops?
  • Barton Village Road Closed (14th August - 18th August 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 14 / 08 / 2017

    From Monday 14th August until 18th August 2017, Barton Village Road will be closed due to reconstruction of the junction for the new Barton Park development. During this time all 8 services after servicing the Edgecombe Road stop will need to divert via Burchester Avenue to Underhill Circus, where normal route can be resumed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Barton Village Road stop?
  • Harcourt Hill Stop Closure (21st August – 25th August 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 08 / 2017

    From 21st – 25th August all Oxford bound stops on Westminster Way will be suspended due to road works. This will affect our BROOKESbusU1 service travelling towards Oxford. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the stops on the opposite side of the road which will divert via the A34 and resume normal route on Botley Road. There will also be a a temporary stop in place on the left past Yarnells Hill heading towards Harcourt Hill. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Harcourt Hill stop?
  • High Frequency park&ride400 Service (Saturday 16th September 2017)

    Time: 09:32 Date: 15 / 08 / 2017

    Our park&ride400 service will be running at a higher frequency on Saturday 16th September to help you get to South Park for the Pretty Muddy 5k!

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  • The Glebe Bus Stop Suspension, Wheatley (17th July - 8th September 2017)

    Time: 23:17 Date: 11 / 08 / 2017

    From Monday 17th July until Friday 8th September, The Glebe stops on London Road in Wheatley will be suspended in both directions due to roadworks. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Park Hill Roundabout or Tyndale stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Victoria Street and Buckingham Palace Road Closure (1st September - 6th September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 01 / 08 / 2017

    From Friday 1st September until Wednesday 6th September, work will begin to resurface the junction of Victoria Street and Buckingham Palace Road, this will result in road closures at certain times of the work. The first closure will be a FULL WEEKEND closure from 21:00 Friday 1st September until 05:00 Monday 4th September. There will then be overnight closures between 21:00 and 05:00 on the evenings of Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th September. During these times we will be unable to serve Victoria Railway Station and will operate direct from Marble Arch to Greenline via Sloane Square. Also for the duration of the works we will be unable to serve Stand 11 on Buckingham Palace road towards Oxford and instead you are advised use the stop on Grosvenor Gardens just prior to the Tube stop. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where are Victoria Street & Buckingham Palace Road?
  • London Marble Arch Southbound Stop Closure (21st August - 23rd September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 08 / 2017

    From Monday 21st August until Saturday 23rd September 2017 Marble Arch Southbound stop will be suspended to allow scaffolding to be built outside Avenfield House. This will affect our X90 service travelling towards Victoria. During these times coaches will use a temporary stop further down Park Lane outside the Aston Martin showroom. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Marble Arch stop?
  • city35A/B Timetable Changes - from 3rd September 2017

    Time: 00:00 Date: 03 / 09 / 2017

    From Sunday 3rd September 2017, your city35A/B timetable will be revised with minor timing changes. This will allow us to improve the on-time performance of this service.

    Click here to view the new timetable
  • Upcoming Bank Holiday 28th August 2017

    Time: 00:00 Date: 28 / 08 / 2017

    On Monday 28th August 2017, all our services will be operating to our Sunday timetables. Gloucester Green travel shop will be open from 10AM-4PM and our Queens Lane travel shop will be closed. Customer services will operate from 11AM-4PM. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • city35 Timetable Changes - from 3rd September 2017

    Time: 00:00 Date: 03 / 09 / 2017

    From Sunday 3rd September 2017, your city35 timetable will be revised with minor timing changes. This will allow us to improve the on-time performance of this service.

    Click here to view the new timetable
  • Route Diversion for city6 and park&ride300 between 12th August and 26th August 2017

    Time: 00:00 Date: 14 / 08 / 2017

    From 14th August until 26th August, resurfacing works will be taking place on the A40 Sunderland Avenue. As a result of this A40 Sunderland Avenue will be closed from Wolvercote Roundabout to Cutteslowe Roundabout. This will affect our city6 and park&ride300 routes and they may need to take a different route to their destinations. This will not affect the services but may cause minor delays. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected route diversion?
  • Closure of Cinnaminta Road, Headington (13th July for approx 6 weeks)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 13 / 07 / 2017

    From Thursday 13th July for approximately 6 weeks, the Cinnaminta Road stop (Marston bound) will be suspended due to nearby roadworks. During the time of this closure, passengers of our BROOKESbusU4 and BROOKESbusU5 services are advised to use the Peat Moors or Corner House stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Cinnaminta Road stop?
  • St Clements Roadworks (July - September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 12 / 07 / 2017

    From Wednesday 12th July until middle of September, roadworks will take place on St Clements, affecting several of our services. During this time, St Clements will be a subject to one way traffic flow (outbound), meaning that our Oxford City Centre bound services will need to divert and will be unable to serve a few stops as a result.

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  • Closure of Stockmore Street Stop (July - September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 10 / 07 / 2017

    From Monday 10th July 2017 until middle of September, Stockmore Street stop on Cowley Road will be suspended. This is associated with the closure of St Clements and will affect our city5 and BROOKESbusU5 services travelling towards Oxford City Centre only. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the James Street East or The Plain stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    More about the St Clements Closure
  • 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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  • Use Your Round £1 Coin Before 15th October 2017

    Time: 00:00 Date: 15 / 10 / 2017

    From 15th October 2017 the round £1 coin will be demonetised and will no longer be legal tender. Our buses will not be accepting old £1 coins from this date. What do you do with your round £1 coins? Spend them before they are no longer legal tender. Alternatively, bank them before the 15th!

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