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Following changes to government guidance in England and Wales more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed. There will also be more seats available in Scotland.

Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt. 

For the latest travel information for England, Wales and Scotland, see our Coronavirus page

Retford by bus

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Travelling safely

Travelling safely

Over the past year and a half our absolute priority has been to keep our customers and employees safe. Now that the government guidelines are changing and more people are travelling, our priorities remain the same.


Find out what we are doing to keep you connected safely

With some great local attractions in and around Retford, just hop on board with Stagecoach to get the most out of your day. 

**Due to the pandemic, some attractions may be closed or operating different opening times to usual. Please check with the attractions website for full details.

Great value tickets

East Midlands Group Day Out bus ticket is our best value for the family, offering 2 adults and up to 3 children unlimited travel all day on all Stagecoach services within East Midlands (not including Pronto) for just £19.00

If you're travelling within Nottinghamshire and Gainsborough then the Group DayRider Gold is the best ticket at just £12.00

We also have a great range of other tickets to suit 

Find your perfect ticket


Places to visit in and around Retford


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Rufford AbbeyDiscover 800 years of history at Rufford Abbey on Sherwood Arrow. A perfect day out for the family
PaintballingLet battle commence at Urban Paintball Bassetlaw only  five minutes on Sherwood Arrow272943 or 95
White Post FarmGet up close to a wide variety of friendly animals at White Post Farm! The  Sherwood Arrow will get you there. View on map
Sherwood ForestEnjoy a day of family fun at Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park get there in 35 minutes on the Sherwood Arrow

Especially for kids, Sherwood Forest Fun Park get there in an hour on the Sherwood Arrow. View on map

Take a trip to Sherwood Forest and visit Sherwood RSPB cafe. Travel on Sherwood Arrow

Find the very best in outdoor entertainment at Adrenaline Jungle Activity Centre. Start the adventure on the Sherwood Arrow

A new way to experience Sherwood Forest with Bedlam Paintball, catch the Sherwood Arrow

Shop til you drop or visit the attractions, Nottingham has it all. Take in the views from the Sherwood Arrow



Explore other places in East Midlands and Hull


Gainsborough       Grimsby         Hull         Lincoln         Mansfield           Scunthorpe         Skegness         Worksop



Why should I catch the bus

  • It’s easy, affordable and hassle free!
  • Buses have wide, step free entrances, making it easy to get on and off, particularly if you are carrying shopping or have a buggy 
  • There are special places on the bus for buggies and wheelchairs too
  • Buses are modern, smart and comfortable with environmentally friendly engines
  • Choose from our range of tickets for travel throughout Retford and beyond
  • Buy tickets online, on your mobile phone using the Stagecoach Bus App or from the driver
  • If you buy a ticket on the bus ticket machines are contactless so you don’t have to worry about having cash
  • Use the Stagecoach Bus App to check for live bus times to see when your bus is due

Stagecoach Bus AppDownload the Stagecoach Bus App

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