News & service updates

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  • Squitchey Lane Stop Closure, Banbury Road (23rd July – 2nd August 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 23 / 07 / 2018

    From Monday 23rd July until Thursday 2nd August 2018, the Squitchey Lane stop on Banbury Road will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city2 and park&ride500 services travelling towards Oxford City Centre. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the temporary stop located further down the road as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Squitchey Lane stop?
  • High Street L2 Stop Closure (22nd July 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 22 / 07 / 2018

    On Sunday 22nd July 2018 between 19:00 and 05:00, the High Street L2 stop will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city4, city5, city13/X3, park&ride400, BROOKESbusU5 and BROOKESbusU1/NU1 services. During the time of this closure, these services will stop slightly further away from the stop as soon as it is safe to do so. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected High Street L2 stop?
  • Lincoln Road Stop Closure, Abingdon Road (22nd July 2018)

    Time: 16:09 Date: 18 / 07 / 2018

    On Sunday 22nd July 2018 between 19:00 and 05:00 the following morning, the Lincoln Road stop on Abingdon Road will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our park&ride300, cityX3 and city35 services travelling towards Oxford City Centre. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Canning Crescent or Lake Street stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Lincoln Road stop?
  • Chorefields Stop Closure, Kidlington (23rd July – 25th July 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 23 / 07 / 2018

    From Monday 23rd July until Wednesday 25th July 2018, the Chorefields stop in Kidlington will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city2/2B services travelling towards Oxford City Centre. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Andersons Close stop located further down the road on Grovelands Road as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Chorefields stop?
  • Exeter Hall Stop Closure, Kidlington (26th July 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 26 / 07 / 2018

    On Thursday 26th July 2018 between 19:00 and 06:00 the next morning, the Exeter Hall stop will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city2D and park&ride500 services travelling towards Woodstock. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Black Horse Pub stop further down the road as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Exeter Hall stop?
  • Emergency Closure of Shelley Road Stop (17th July 2018 - Further Notice)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 17 / 07 / 2018

    From Tuesday 17th July until further notice, Shelley Road bus stop on Cowley Road will be suspended due to emergency roadworks. This will affect our city5 and BROOKESbusU5/U5X services travelling towards Oxford City Centre. During the time of this closure, please use the Howard Street East or Marsh Road stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Shelley Road stop?
  • Timetable Changes - park&ride300

    Time: 00:00 Date: 29 / 07 / 2018

    From Sunday 29th July 2018, changes will be made to your park&ride300 timetable. Please view the timetables below for details.

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  • Blenheim Palace Closing Dates (11th – 12th July and 8th September 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 11 / 07 / 2018

    From Wednesday 11th July until Thursday 12th July and on Saturday 8th September 2018, Blenheim Palace will be closed. Therefore, the Oxford Bus Company will not be issuing any ‘Combined Bus and Palace Entry’ tickets on these dates. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Oxford Rail Replacement

    Time: 00:00 Date: 07 / 07 / 2018

    From Saturday 7th July until Sunday 22nd July 2018 and from Saturday 28th July until Sunday 29th July 2018, there will be an enhanced park&ride500 service.

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  • Radcliffe Observatory Quarter Stop Closure, Woodstock Road (24th June – 9th September 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 24 / 06 / 2018

    From Sunday 24th June until Sunday 9th September 2018, the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter stops on Woodstock Road will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city6 and park&ride300 services travelling in both directions. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the temporary stops located prior to the works as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Radcliffe Observatory Quarter stop?
  • Heyford Hill Lane Emergency Stop Closure - city3A (19th June - early August)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 19 / 06 / 2018

    From Tuesday 19th June until some time in early August, Heyford Hill Lane stops on Sandford Road will be suspended due to emergency works. This will affect our city3A services travelling in both directions. During the time of this closure, please use our temporary bus stops located outside and opposite the Vale House.

    Where are the temporary bus stops located?
  • Temporary changes to cityX3/X13/13 and BROOKESbusU5 from 13th and 14th May 2018

    Time: 00:00 Date: 13 / 05 / 2018

    From Sunday 13th and Monday 14th May 2018, cityX3/X13/13 and BROOKESbusU5 timetables and routes will be temporarily revised due to the severe congestion expected during the Headley Way roadworks.

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  • Beech Croft Road Stop Closure, Woodstock Road (8th May – 20th July 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 08 / 05 / 2018

    From Tuesday 8th May until Friday 20th July 2018, the Beech Croft Road stop on Woodstock Road will be suspended due to roadworks. This will affect our city6/6C and park&ride300 services travelling in both directions. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the South Parade West or Lathbury Road West stops as alternatives. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Beech Croft Road stop?
  • 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 emergency roadworks. This will affect our city4/4A/4B/4C, city8/9, cityX3/X13/13, park&ride400, BROOKESbusU1 and the airline LHR/LGW. Please use the Oxford Brookes University or High Street stops as alternatives. 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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