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Find out when our services will be running over the Christmas and New Year Period.

Last Updated : 21 December 2011 12:14

Services will run to revised timetables over the Christmas and New Year period.

Monday 19th - Friday 23rd December 2011

Normal service

Saturday 24th December 2011 - Christmas Eve

Normal service, but with the last buses earlier than normal on the following routes:

Route 1/5
1945 Blackbird Leys – City Centre (1938 last Stagecoach journey)
2013 City Centre (St Aldates) – Blackbird Leys

Route 2
1939 Kidlington – City Centre (1921 last Stagecoach journey)
1950 City Centre – Kidlington

Route 2A
1948 Kidlington – City Centre
2000 City Centre – Kidlington (1930 last Stagecoach journey)

Route 2B
1935 Kidlington - City Centre
2010 City Centre - Kidlington

Route 3
1945 Rose Hill – City Centre (1930 last Stagecoach journey)
2005 City Centre – Rose Hill

Route 8
1923 Barton - City Centre (1913 last Stagecoach journey)
2000 City Centre – Barton (1950 last Stagecoach journey)

Route 9
1902 Risinghurst - City Centre (1805 last Stagecoach journey)
1940 City Centre - Risinghurst (1742 last Stagecoach journey)

Route 10
2020 JR Hospital - City Centre
2110 City Centre – JR Hospital

Route 12C
2010 City Centre – Greater Leys – City Centre

Route 16
1915 Minchery Farm – City Centre
1945 City Centre – Minchery Farm

Route 17A
1950 JR Hospital – City Centre
2015 City Centre – JR Hospital

Route 31
1855 Wantage – Oxford (1926 Abingdon – Oxford)
1900 Oxford – Wantage (1919 Abingdon – Wantage)

Route B5
1930 Banbury – Bretch Hill – Banbury

Route B8
1920 Banbury – Ruscote – Banbury

Route S1
1842 Carterton – Oxford (1907 Witney – Oxford)
1950 Oxford – Carterton (2019 Witney – Carterton)

Route S3
1825 Chipping Norton – Oxford
1720, 1810, 1910 Woodstock – Oxford
1645, 1715, 1745, 1815, 1845, 1945, 2045 Oxford – Woodstock
2045 Oxford – Chipping Norton

The 1945 Oxford – Woodstock will be extended to Combe, Stonesfield, Charlbury, Enstone and Chipping Norton.

Route S5
1908 Launton – Oxford (1925 Bicester – Oxford)
2110 Oxford – Bicester (Glory Farm)

Route X30
1735 Wantage – Oxford 

No night buses will run.

Sunday 25th December 2011 - Christmas Day

Special service on routes 1 and 2 only.

Route N1
Blackbird Leys - City Centre
0933 then hourly until 1733
City Centre - Blackbird Leys
1115 then hourly until 1715, 1745

Route N2
Kidlington - City Centre
1015 then hourly until 1715
City Centre - Kidlington
0955 then hourly until 1755

Night bus fares will apply.

Local (night bus) fares will also be available on the Oxford Tube running between Oxford and Headington.

Monday 26th December 2011 - Boxing Day

Special service on the following routes only:

Route 1 
Blackbird Leys – City Centre
Sunday service between 0850 and 1735
City Centre (St Aldates) – Blackbird Leys
Sunday service between 0932 and 1800

Route 2/2A/2B
Kidlington (Grovelands > Evans Lane) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0844 and 1744
Kidlington (Evans Lane > Grovelands) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0848 and 1748
Kidlington (Lyne Mead > Grovelands) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0905 and 1735
City Centre – Kidlington
Sunday service between 0920 and 1800

Route 3 
Rose Hill – City Centre
Sunday service between 0845 and 1730
City Centre – Rose Hill
Sunday service between 0920 and 1805
  
Route 8/9
Barton/Risinghurst – City Centre
Sunday service between 0855 and 1735
City Centre – Barton/Risinghurst
Sunday service between 0930 and 1800

Route 10 
JR Hospital – City Centre
Sunday service from 0850 until 1720
City Centre – JR Hospital
Sunday service from 0910 until 1810

Route 31 
Wantage – Abingdon – Oxford
Sunday service until 1655
Oxford – Abingdon – Wantage
Sunday service until 1800

Route B5
Banbury Town Centre – Bretch Hill – Banbury Town Centre
0900 then every 30 minutes until 1300, 1400 then every 30 minutes until 1730

Route S1 
Carterton – Witney – Oxford
0848, 0948, 1018, 1048 then every 60 minutes until 1548, 1618, 1648
Oxford – Witney – Carterton
0950 then every 60 minutes until 1450, 1520, 1550, 1650, 1720, 1750

Route S3 
Woodstock – Oxford
0925 then every 60 minutes until 1725, first journey starts at Chipping Norton at 0906
Oxford – Woodstock
0955 then every 60 minutes until 1755, 1755 continues to Chipping Norton

Route S5
Bicester (Glory Farm) – Oxford
Sunday service until 1920
Oxford – Bicester (Glory Farm)
Sunday service until 2010

Tuesday 27th December 2011 - Bank Holiday

Sunday Service

Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th December 2011

Saturday service on all routes, except night buses will run to a Monday – Wednesday timetable, a normal Wednesday and Thursday service will run on routes 20, 85, 86 and 89, and:

on route 1 the 2323 and 2343 from Blackbird Leys will not run.
on route S1 the 2340 from Carterton will only run as far as Witney.
on route S5 the 2310 from Oxford will only run as far as Glory Farm.

Friday 30th December 2011

Saturday service, except on routes 20, 85, 86 and 89 where a normal Friday service will run.

Saturday 31st December 2011 - New Year's Eve

Saturday service.

Sunday 1st January 2012 - New Year's Day

A special service will run on the following routes only:

Route 1/5
Blackbird Leys – City Centre
Sunday service 0850 – 1735 (route 1/5),
then 1757, 1835 and every 30 minutes until 2335, 0005 (route 1/N1)
City Centre – Blackbird Leys
Sunday service 0932 – 1800 (route 1/5),
then 1820, 1840 and every 30 minutes until 0010, 0030 (route 1/N1)

Route 2/2A/2B
Kidlington (Grovelands > Evans Lane) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0844 and 1814,
then 1924 and every 60 minutes until 2324
Kidlington (Evans Lane > Grovelands) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0848 and 1748,
then every 60 minutes until 2248
Kidlington (Lyne Mead > Grovelands) – City Centre
Sunday service between 0905 and 1735
City Centre – Kidlington
Sunday service between 0920 and 1800 (route 2/2A/2B),
then 1830 (2A), and at 00 (2) and 30 (2A) mins past until 2330 (2A), 0000 (N2).

Route 3 
Rose Hill – City Centre
Sunday service between 0845 and 1730,
then 1818 and every 30 minutes until 2248
City Centre – Rose Hill
Sunday service between 0920 and 1805,
then 1835 and every 30 minutes until 2305
  
Route 8/9
Barton/Risinghurst – City Centre
Sunday service between 0855 and 1735 (route 8/9),
1755, 1820 then every 30 minutes until 2350 (route 8)
City Centre – Barton/Risinghurst
Sunday service between 0930 and 1800 (route 8/9),
then every 30 minutes until 2330, 0000 (route 8/N8)

Route 31 
Wantage – Abingdon – Oxford
Sunday service until 1655
Oxford – Abingdon – Wantage
Sunday service until 1800

Route S1 
Carterton – Witney – Oxford
0848 then every 60 minutes until 2248
Oxford – Witney – Carterton
0950 then every 60 minutes until 2350

Route S3 
Woodstock – Oxford
0925 then every 60 minutes until 1725, first journey starts at Chipping Norton at 0906
Oxford – Woodstock
0955 then every 60 minutes until 1755, 1755 continues to Chipping Norton

Route S5
Bicester (Glory Farm) – Oxford
0903, 1003, 1103, 1133, 1203, 1303, 1357*, 1503, 1607*, 1733
Oxford – Bicester (Glory Farm)
1015, 1115, 1215, 1300*, 1415, 1515*, 1615, 1645, 1745, 1845

* these journeys serve Arncott instead of Glory Farm

Monday 2nd January 2012 - Bank Holiday

Sunday service.

Tuesday 3rd January 2012

Normal service resumes.

 

Customer Services opening times

23 December 2011               0700 - 2000
24 December 2011               0900 - 1700
25-26 December 2011          CLOSED 
27 December 2011               0900 - 1700
28-30 December 2011          0700 - 2000
31 December 2011               0900 - 1700
01 January 2012                  CLOSED
02 January 2012                  0900 - 1700

 

Twitter opening times

 
21 December 2011               09:00 - 17:00
22 December 2011               09:00 - 17:00
23 December 2011               09:00 - 17:00
24-27 December 2011          CLOSED 
28 - 30 December 2011        09:00 - 17:00
31 Decmber 2 January 2012  CLOSED
3 - January                          09:00 - 17:00