Last updated: 30/11/2020
Following the end of the national lockdown restrictions, from Wednesday 2nd December 2020, your Bicester Village shuttle service (BV1) will be returning to operation. The timetable will be slightly amended. The service will be starting one hour earlier on Mondays to Saturdays and will be finishing one hour earlier on Saturdays.
Also, from Thursday 3rd December 2020, your Gloucester Green travel shop will be reopening!
- Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 18:00
- Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00
- Sunday: 09:00 - 16:00
From Sunday 6th December 2020, your BROOKESbus services will be operating to vacation timetables until 15th January 2021. This might be subject to review so please continue to check this page for the latest updates.
From Sunday 29th November 2020, the airline services run again to Gatwick Airport and the number of journeys increased to match the new levels of demand and allow customers to effectively practice social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From Sunday 8th November 2020, we made necessary amendments to our BROOKESbus services. Sadly, our travel shops in Oxford also need to be temporarily closed.
Amendments were made to your BROOKESbusU5 semester timetables, where duplicates (previously required to support social distancing on-board) were no longer required. These journeys were removed along with the additional U6 services. Please see the timetable below for details.
Following the announcement regarding all non-especial shops, our Gloucester Green travel shop and City Sightseeing Oxford Visitor Information Centre are temporarily closed.
We have no further changes planned at the moment, but we're constantly reviewing the situation and we will provide advance notice of any future changes on this page and on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
From Sunday 1st November 2020, we increased the frequency of your city5 / Stagecoach 1 Monday to Friday timetable to match the new levels of demand and allow customers to effectively practice social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From Saturday 24th October 2020, we made a few changes to your park&ride 300 and 400 timetables to match the increasing opening hours of the Westgate shopping centre in the run up to Christmas.
- park&ride300: On Monday to Friday, an extra trip was added at 19:00 in both directions.
- par&ride400: On Monday to Saturday, two extra trips were added from Seacourt Park&Ride at 18:35 hrs and 19:05, as well as an extra trip from Thornhill Park&Ride at 18:35.
From Sunday 18th October 2020, minor changes were made to your city4 timetable following customers feedback.
On Monday to Friday, the second bus departs from Wootton, Sandleigh Road at 06:18 and the first bus from Oxford, Police Station was retimed in order to serve Wootton.
From Monday 5th October, changes were made to your BROOKESbus services to reflect the 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants. We run a duplicate BROOKESbusU5 service for the 22:10 trip from Police Station to Headington Campus, seven days per week. The night buses (NU1 and NU5) are withdrawn until further notice.
The BROOKESbusU5 semester timetable was changed from 8th November, please see the updated timetable available above.
From Monday 21st September, your Monday to Friday and Sunday city35 timetables were slightly revised to reflect the reopening of George Street. On Saturdays we increased the city35 service frequency to match the current demand and allow for effective social distancing to be practiced.
The reopening of George Street also means that your park&ride300 and park&ride500 services have returned to operating via their usual routes and serving the George Street stops as normal.
From Sunday 30th August 2020, changes were made to a number of our city services and journeys to
match the new levels of demand and allow customers to effectively practice social distancing measures
during the COVID-19 pandemic.
city2 / Stagecoach 2
Your city2 / Stagecoach 2 services have changed to a 20-minute service on each of the Kidlington routes to provide nine buses per hour on Monday to Friday.
city3 / Stagecoach 3
Your city3 / Stagecoach 3 services have increased to operate every 10 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays, with the city3A remaining half-hourly. On Sundays and Bank Holidays the city3 / Stagecoach 3 service are continuing to operate every 15 minutes.
city4 / city15
Your city4 service has been split in the City Centre with an improved city15 service operating every 12-15 minutes on Mondays to Fridays, and every 20 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays between Wood Farm and the City Centre.
A 15-minute city4 service will be provided on Mondays to Fridays on the Botley Road. Buses will operate every 30 minutes to Elms Rise and every 30 minutes to Cumnor, extended hourly to Abingdon. On Saturdays and Sundays the service will operate every 20 minutes along the Botley Road, with two buses per hour to Elms Rise and an hourly service to Cumnor and Abingdon. A special 4C timetable serving Dean Court will operate on Mondays to Fridays only.
city4: Please view the timetable valid from 18th October (available above) for details.
city5 / Stagecoach 1
Please view the timetable valid from 1st November (available above) for details.
city6 / city35
From Sunday 30th August 2020, your city6 service was also temporarily suspended and its route integrated into the city35 service. As a consequence, the city35 service has been extended to Wolvercote as a through service. Please view the timetable valid from 21st September (available above) for details.
city8-9 / Stagecoach 8
Your city8 / Stagecoach 8 services will be increased to operate every 7/8 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays, with the city9 / Stagecoach 9 remaining half-hourly on Monday to Saturday daytimes.
On Sundays and Bank holidays, a 10-minute frequency will operate on the city8 / Stagecoach 8 service. The city9 will operate hourly.
The timetable of your cityX13 service will remain unchanged. The service will continue to operate up to every 15 mins between Abingdon and JR Hospital. Passengers wishing to travel between Abingdon and Oxford can also travel on the Thames Travel X2 service, which operates up to every 30 mins. The cityX3 and city13 will remain suspended at this time.
From Monday 1st June 2020, our park&ride500 service levels increased up to 30 minutes, following significant reductions made during the COVID-19 lockdown.
COVID-19: All you need to know
Please click here to visit our COVID-19 page, which includes details of all you need to know when travelling by bus.