News & service updates

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  • Overnight Closure of Marsh Road Stops (21st - 22nd June 2017)

    Time: 19:00 Date: 21 / 06 / 2017

    From 19:00 on Wednesday 21st June until 06:00 on Thursday 22nd June, Marsh Road bus stops in both directions will be suspended due to resurfacing. This will affect our city5 and BROOKESbusU5 services. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Clive Road or Shelley Road stops as alternatives.

    Where are the affected Marsh Road stops?
  • St Clements stop C Closure (18th - 20th June 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 18 / 06 / 2017

    From Sunday 18th June until Tuesday 20 June, St Clements stop C will be suspended due to Thames Water works in the area. This will affect our city4/4A/4B/4C, city8/9, cityX3/X13, park&ride400, BROOKESbusU1/NU1, X90 and the airline services travelling towards the city centre. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Glebe Street or Queens Lane (High Street) stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected St Clements stop C?
  • Corpus Christi Procession - Possible Delays to Services (18th June 2017)

    Time: 15:15 Date: 18 / 06 / 2017

    The annual Deanery Corpus Christi Procession takes place on Sunday 18th June and may have a short term impact on our Woodstock Road services from approximately 15:15. We apologise if this event affects your journey.

  • Emergency Closure of Routh Road, Waynflete Road (14th June 2017 - further notice)

    Time: 10:00 Date: 14 / 06 / 2017

    From 10:00 on Wednesday 14th June 2017 until further notice, the Routh Road stop on Waynflete Road will be suspended due to emergency roadworks taking place in the area. This will affect our city8 services travelling from Barton towards Oxford City Centre. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Stowford Road or Humfrey Road stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Routh Road stop?
  • Rathayatra Procession (18th June 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 18 / 06 / 2017

    On Sunday 18th June (11:30 - 12:30), our X90 services will be unable to serve Baker Street, Marylebone Road or Marble Arch and will be operating direct to London Victoria after Hillingdon as a result of Park Lane being closed.

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  • Airline Frequency Change!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 05 / 06 / 2017

    Our frequency dates for the Airline service to Heathrow and Gatwick have changed. Our high frequency times will now apply from Sunday 25th June 2017 until Saturday 30th September 2017 and NOT from 5th June 2017 as originally advertised. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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  • Queen Street Closure (21st May 2017 - further notice)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 05 / 2017

    Queen Street in Oxford City Centre will once again be closed from Monday 22nd May 2017 until further notice. This will mean that several of our services will be affected, with necessary adjustments to timetables being made from Sunday 21st May 2017. Some of our current stopping arrangements will also need to change from that date.

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  • Our X90 big days out are back!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 04 / 05 / 2017

    Discounted travel to Chelsea Flower Show, Epsom Races and Wimbledon Tennis Championships are returning for Summer 2017!

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  • Closure of Cinnaminta Road, Headington (16th May - 19th June 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 16 / 05 / 2017

    From Tuesday 16th May until Sunday 19th June, Cinnaminta Road stop will be suspended due to nearby roadworks. During the time of this closure, passengers wishing to travel towards Marston on our BROOKESbusU4 and BROOKESbusU5 services are advised to use the Corner House stop as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Cinnaminta Road stop?
  • Tours of Viridor Ardley Energy Recovery Facility

    Time: 00:00 Date: 17 / 06 / 2017

    On Saturday 17th June you can take a trip to Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility at Ardley and learn all about sustainable waste management. You will be taken on a guided tour of the site and visit the state-of-the-art visitor centre and find out what happens to your rubbish after it gets collected from Oxford! Oxford Bus Company will be providing free transport to Ardley so no need to worry about getting there! Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment. Please note that all visitors must be over 8 years old for Health and Safety reasons.

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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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