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Check for
the quietest
bus times

Check for the
quietest bus times


The Stagecoach Bus App Space Checker

Traffic light system

Now on our live map you can see the estimated busiest and quietest times to travel, based on how many people use the service. This new feature puts you in control of when to travel during these current times of social distancing, letting you travel with confidence. 


How to check for a quieter bus 

A simple coloured traffic light indicator on the buses in our live map helps show how busy your bus service could be. 

This indicator should be used as a guide and is based on estimated passenger numbers for the time of day. 

green bus 

Usually quieter   at this time of day



Orange bus 

Usually quiet busy at this time of day



red bus 

Usually very busy at this time of day



Blue bus

We don't currently have enough data about this service to provide a guide as to how busy this service may be.

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