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

Last Updated : 14 January 2010 11:55

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

For the first time ever we will be running a service on route 1 on Christmas Day in addition to the now traditional service on the Oxford Tube. Banbury will get its first ever service on Boxing Day with a service on route B5. There will also be improved Boxing Day frequencies on routes 1 and S5 compared to last year, plus a new service on route 10 between the JR and Cowley Centre.

Monday 21st - Wednesday 23rd December 2009

Normal service

Thursday 24th December 2009 - Christmas Eve

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

Route 1/N1
1912 Blackbird Leys – City
1946 City – Blackbird Leys

Route 3/N3
1905 Rose Hill – City
1930 City – Rose Hill

Route 7A/N7
1852 Kidlington – City
1945 City – Kidlington

Route 7B
1913 Kidlington – City
1922 City – Kidlington                     

Route 7C/N17
1922 Barton – City
1945 City – Barton

Route 10
1935 City – JR Hospital
1855 JR Hospital – City
1910 JR Hospital – Cowley & Blackbird Leys

Route 12/12C
1907 Greater Leys – City
1936 Greater Leys – City will only run as far as Cowley Centre

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

Route 17A
1900 Summertown– City
1925 City – JR Hospital

Route X30
1715 Oxford – Wantage plus 1815, 1915

Route 31
1810 Wantage – Oxford (1844 Abingdon – Oxford)
1800 Oxford – Wantage (Abingdon – Wantage 1824)

Route 34
1738 from Wantage will finish at Abingdon

Route B5
1930 Banbury – Bretch Hill – Banbury

Route B8
1915 Banbury – Ruscote – Banbury

Route S1
1810 Carterton – Oxford (1835 Witney – Oxford) 
1920 Oxford – Carterton (1947 Witney – Carterton)

Route S3
1750 Chipping Norton – Oxford via Kiddington
1832 Chipping Norton – Oxford via Charlbury
1945 Oxford – Old Woodstock (extended to Chipping Norton)

Route S5
1825 Arncott – Oxford (1849 Bicester – Oxford)
1925 Oxford – Bicester (Glory Farm)

Friday 25th December 2009 - Christmas Day

NEW! Special service on route 1 only.

Route N1
Blackbird Leys – City 0935, 1035, 1135, 1235 then 1435, 1535, 1635, 1735
City – Blackbird Leys 1010, 1110, 1210 then 1410, 1510, 1610, 1710, 1810
Night bus fares will apply

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

Saturday 26th December 2009 - Boxing Day

Special service on the following routes only:

Route 1
Blackbird Leys – City 0910 then every 10 minutes until 1720
City – Blackbird Leys 0945 then every 10 minutes until 1755

Route 3
Rose Hill – City 0920 then every 20 minutes until 1720
City – Rose Hill 0940 then every 20 minutes until 1740

Route 7A
Kidlington – City 0910 then every 20 minutes until 1710
City – Kidlington 0950 then every 20 minutes until 1710, 1725, 1745

Route 7C
Barton – City 0915 then every 20 minutes until 1735
City – Barton 0950 then every 20 minutes until 1730, 1745, 1800 
Route 10
Cowley – JR Hospital 0927 then every 60 minutes until 1727
JR Hospital – Cowley 0950 then every 60 minutes until 1650 

Route 31
Wantage – Abingdon – Oxford 0855 then every 60 minutes until 1655
Oxford – Abingdon – Wantage 1000 then every 60 minutes until 1800

Route B5
Banbury – Bretch Hill 0900 then every 30 minutes until 1300, 1400, then every 30 minutes until 1730. 
Route S1
Carterton – Witney – Oxford 0848 then every 60 minutes until 1648
Oxford – Witney – Carterton 0950 then every 60 minutes until 1750

Route S3
Woodstock – Oxford 0925 then every 60 minutes until 1725 (First journey starts from Chipping Norton at 0906)
Oxford – Woodstock 0955 then every 60 minutes until 1755 (the 1755 also continues to Chipping Norton)

Route S5
Bicester (Glory Farm) – Oxford 0903 then every 30 minutes until 1203, then every 60 minutes until 1603, 1633, 1703, 1748, 1848
Oxford – Bicester (Glory Farm) 0945 then every 30 minutes until 1115, then every 60 minutes until 1515, then every 30 minutes until 1845

Sunday 27th December 2009

Normal Sunday service.

Monday 28th December 2009 - Bank Holiday

Sunday service.

Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th December 2009

Saturday service on all routes, except night buses will run to a Monday-Wednesday timetable.

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.

Thursday 31st December 2009 - New Year's Eve

Saturday service.

Friday 1st January 2010 - New Year's Day

A special service will run on the following routes only:

Route 1/N1
Blackbird Leys – City 0925 then every 15 minutes until 1710, 1730, 1800, 1835, then every 30 minutes until 0005
City – Blackbird Leys 1000 then every 15 minutes until 1730, 1750, 1810, then every 30 minutes until 0010, 0030

Route 3
Rose Hill – City 0920 then every 20 minutes until 1720, 1745, 1823, then every 30 minutes until 2323
City – Rose Hill 0940 then every 20 minutes until 1720, 1745, 1810, then every 30 minutes until 2340

Route 7C/N17
Barton – City 0915 then every 20 minutes until 1735, 1820, then every 30 minutes until 2350
City – Barton 0950 then every 20 minutes until 1730, 1745, 1800, then every 30 minutes until 2400                      

Route 7A/N7
Kidlington – City 0910 then every 20 minutes until 1750, 1825, then every 30 minutes until 2355, 0018
City – Kidlington 0930 then every 20 minutes until 1710, 1725, 1745, 1805, then every 30 minutes until 2335, 2400, then every 20 minutes until 0040

Route 10
Cowley – JR Hospital 0927 then every 60 minutes until 1727
JR Hospital – Cowley 0950 then every 60 minutes until 1650 

Route 31
Wantage – Abingdon – Oxford 0855 then every 60 minutes until 1655
Oxford – Abingdon – Wantage 1000 then every 60 minutes until 1800

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

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 (the 1755 continues to Chipping Norton

Route S5
Sunday service

Saturday 2nd January 2010

Normal service resumes.