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Timetables in the South West

We have a few upcoming timetable changes in the New Year designed to keep you moving smoothly. Below are some key dates for your diary and a summary of what is happening.


Timetables will be available to download very soon.


January Monday 3rd 2022


Due to bridgeworks on the railway line at Wheatridge Lane, Livermead, we are introducing temporary timetables to our 12, 22 and Gold routes.


12 A temporary timetable is introduced with the frequency reduced from 10 to 12 minutes.

22 A temporary timetable is introduced with revisions between Torquay and Roselands.

Gold Service will terminate at Paignton.



985 A new timetable is introduced due to revised School closing times, with a later journey introduced on a Wednesday.



January Sunday 9th 2022

Falcon The timetable will see an uplift back to an hourly frequency.

UNI A new timetable is introduced with changes to journeys after 5pm. An additional night service is introduced on a Thursday evening, meaning night buses will operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.




January Sunday 23rd 2022

Temporary timetables are introduced to routes A, E, I/J, R/S in Exeter and routes 11, 21 in North Devon so that we can keep you connected more smoothly whilst we train drivers to join our driving team. Changes to weight limits in West Garth Road Exeter also mean we have had to change our Routes H and 5 timetables.




A Daytime frequency reduces to 30 minutes.

E1, E2 Daytime frequency reduces from 20 minutes on each service Mon-Sat daytimes to 30 minutes.

H1/H2 Due to changes in West Garth Road, service will be extended to Cowley Bridge on Monday to Saturday daytimes. The timetable is revised throughout.

I/J Daytime frequency reduces from 20 to 30 minutes on each service.

R/S Daytime frequency reduces from 20 to 40 minutes.

155 The 1450 journey from South Molton to Barnstaple will become a Saturday and School Holiday trip only.  A new 1535 journey will continue start from South Molton School to Barnstaple.

5/5A/5B/5C Due to a forthcoming weight restriction, service will be removed from West Garth Road, West Garth Road will now be served by the H1 and H2. Routes 5/5C evening timetable is also reviewed. 5A and 5B will be rerouted from Crediton railway station to serve the main road. Routes 5 and 5C will now serve Crediton railway station instead of the main road.



North Devon


11A/11C Reduced daytime frequency to 30 minutes on each service Mon-Sat.

21/21A/21C The frequency is reduced between Westward Ho!, Appledore and Bideford to hourly on each service. The timetable will retain a 15 min frequency between Barnstaple & Bideford.



School Buses – from Sunday 23rd January


815/821/921 Timetables are amended with changes to timings at Barnstaple Bus Station.

819 The afternoon journey is retimed.

903/904 A new timetable is introduced to improve reliability.



Keeping you moving 

As restrictions ease across England, we’re safely and steadily making more seats available on local buses, when busy. This means that all forward facing seats can now be used. Standing or using other seats is not allowed. We’re still working hard to keep you safe, visit here to find out more on the measures we have in place so you can travel with confidence.



Busy Bus Graphic

To help keep everyone safe we’ve  employed extra cleaners to make sure all of our buses have a thorough clean each day. If your journey is not time critical, why not try our busy bus indicator in our live map view on our app? This will show you the busiest and quietest times to travel, based on how many people usually use the service. 

There are also some additional steps you can take to help us keep you and our drivers safe-  make sure you’re wearing your face covering when you board, and that you open up a window to keep the bus ventilated. Also, why not pre pay for your ticket on our mobile app, info here, or pay for your ticket by contactless when you board. 

Our friendly customer service team are on hand to assist with your travel queries. You can contact us  between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday  Visit here to get in touch. 

For more information on travelling safely by bus please visit here

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