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  • Overnight Closure of Frideswide Square (26th - 27th September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 26 / 09 / 2017

    On Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th September, between the hours of 20:00 and 06:00 each day, Frideswide Square stops F1 and F2 will be suspended. This will affect our city3B, city4/4A/4B/4C, park&ride400 and BROOKESbusU1 services travelling in both directions.

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  • Oxford Half Marathon (8th October 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 08 / 10 / 2017

    Our park&ride300 and park&ride400 buses will be running an enhanced service during peak times on Sunday 8th October to get you to and from the Oxford Half Marathon! We will also be providing additional services 350 and 450.

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  • Re-opening of Castle Street and Closure of Queen Street (from 25th September 2017)

    Time: 10:00 Date: 25 / 09 / 2017

    Castle Street will OPEN and Queen Street will CLOSE from approximately 10:00 on Monday 25th September 2017 for the final phase of the Westgate development works. All affected services that are currently on diversion and are using Thames Street and Hollybush Row will be returning back to normal routes via Park End Street, New Road, Castle Street, Norfolk Street, Thames Street and Speedwell Street in both directions. During this time, BROOKESbusU1 services towards Wheatley will need to divert via Castle Street, Norfolk Street, Speedwell Street, St Aldates to Turl Street, where normal route can be resumed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • City Centre disruption relating to the closure of Castle St and Folly Bridge roadworks

    Time: 00:00 Date: 20 / 09 / 2017

    From Wednesday 20th September until 25th September 2017, we will be making a few changes to our service routing through the city. This is to alleviate as many delays as possible caused by numerous roadworks taking place across Oxford City Centre, the latest being the partial closure of Folly Bridge.

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  • Speedwell Street (S1) Stop Closure (8th September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 08 / 09 / 2017

    From 8th September 2017 for approximately two weeks, Speedwell Street (S1) stop will be suspended due to on going works around the new Westgate Shopping Centre. This will affect our city3/3A/3B, city4/4A/4B/4C, city5, city8/9, parkandride400, BROOKESbusU1/NU1 and BROOKESbusU5/U5X travelling in the direction of the Rail Station. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the Police Station (P1) stop as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Speedwell Street (S1) stop?
  • Speedwell Street (S1) Stop Closure (3rd September 2017 - January 2018)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 03 / 09 / 2017

    From 3rd September 2017 until January 2018, Speedwell Street (S1) stop will be suspended due to temporary traffic control. This will affect our city3/AB, city4/ABC, city5, city8/9, BROOKESbusU1/NU1, BROOKESbusU5/U5X and park&ride400 services travelling towards the Rail Station. During the time of this closure, passengers are advised to use the temporary stop, which will be placed further down the road as an alternative. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

    Where’s the affected Speedwell Street (S1) stop?
  • Castle Street Closure and Re-Opening of Queen Street (4th September 2017)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 04 / 09 / 2017

    From approximately 10:00 on 4th September, the Castle Street will be closed for approximately 2 weeks, due to on going works at the new Westgate Shopping Centre. This will affect our city4/4A/4B/4C, city5, park&ride400 and BROOKESbusU1 services.

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  • Now accepting contactless!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 08 / 06 / 2017

    You can now travel cash free on all city, park&ride, BROOKESbus, X90 Oxford - London and the airline services to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

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  • Queen Street Closure (21st May 2017 - further notice)

    Time: 00:00 Date: 21 / 05 / 2017

    Queen Street in Oxford City Centre will once again be closed from Monday 22nd May 2017 until further notice. This will mean that several of our services will be affected, with necessary adjustments to timetables being made from Sunday 21st May 2017. Some of our current stopping arrangements will also need to change from that date.

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  • Get going with our app!

    Time: 00:00 Date: 01 / 03 / 2016

    ‘Oxford Bus M-tickets’ is a smartphone app that allows you to purchase tickets for city, park&ride, X90, airline and Thames Travel services quickly and easily.

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