Christmas Bus Services

New Year's Eve Special Services

New Year’s Eve: Monday 31 December 2018

A Monday to Friday holiday service will run during the day with most services finishing between 19:00 and 20:00. 

Special evening services will run between 19:00 and 4:00 (on New Year’s Day) on services 42, 43, 86, 192 and 201. Special Fares will apply. 

A summary of the first / last journeys and frequency is listed below.
For full details you can use the Plan your journey option or the   Stagecoach Bus App  where you can also check live bus times when you're out and about!

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Fare information for New Year’s Eve

Special fares will apply after 20:00 on 31 December 2018. After 20:00 on New Year’s Eve, the only Adult fares available to purchase on the bus* will be:

  • £3 single fare for any journey
  • £5 for unlimited travel until 4:00 on 1 January 2019

The good news is that if you already have a prepaid Stagecoach, System One or get me there adult ticket you can travel throughout the night on these services at no extra cost!

The following tickets are valid on all New Year’s Eve Services:

  • Manchester megarider
  • Manchester adult dayrider
  • Manchester student  bus passes
  • System One / get me there AnyBus Adult 
  • System One / get me there  AnyBus Young Person 
  • System One / get me there AnyBus Student
  • National Free Travel Pass

Fare information for New Year’s Eve

Special fares will apply after 20:00 on 31 December 2018. 

These tickets are not valid between midnight and 4:00:

  • Concessionary fare for children
  • Manchester dayrider child
  • Manchester dayrider group
  • Manchester dayrider plus one
  • Manchester easyrider (megarider child)
  • System One / get me there AnyBus Junior 
  • Get me there AnyBus 16-18 1 day
  • System One AnyBus Group 


* You cannot purchase the following tickets after 20:00

  • Manchester megarider
  • Manchester easyrider (megarider child)
  • Manchester dayrider 
  • System One AnyBus day tickets
  • Get me there AnyBus day tickets