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Changes to bus services

Bus companies can make changes to their services by giving six weeks’ notice to the traffic commissioner and the council. Under certain circumstances, the traffic commissioner can give permission for changes at shorter notice.

Full details of all bus timetables are available on the Traveline website.

Lyde Green Park and Ride

Lyde Green Park & Ride site is located off the A4174 Rosary Roundabout on Willowherb Road. Parking is free and cycle racks available. Bus stops are situated on Willowherb Road outside the site in both directions. Metrobus route M3 and bus services 86 and 462 serve these stops towards Bristol City Centre, Science Park, Kingswood and Yate.

Summary of forthcoming bus service changes in South Gloucestershire

Service Change 15 September 2019

Service 1 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Henbury – Westbury – Bristol Centre – Broomhill) timetable amended on Monday to Fridays but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 2 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Brentry – Southmead – Bristol Centre – Stockwood) timetable amended on Monday to Fridays but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. The route is revised to operate via Crown Lane and Tormarton Crescent.

Service 6 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – Soundwell – Kingswood) timetable amended on Monday to Fridays but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 7 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – New Cheltenham – Staple Hill/Mangotsfield) timetable amended on Monday to Fridays but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 35 & 35A – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Wick – Marshfield) 35 timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 35A cancelled. Service 43 provides alternative to service 35A.

Service 42 & 42A – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Oldland Common – Bitton) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 43 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Warmley – Cadbury Heath) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 44 & 44A – First (Cadbury Heath – Hanham – Bristol Centre) 44 timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Minor route change in Central Bristol due to new road layout.

Introduction of 44A service, operating Monday to Friday afternoons between Nelson Street, Broadmead and Furber Road, St George direction only.

Service 45 – First (Cadbury Heath – Barrs Court – Hanham – Bristol Centre) Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Minor route change in Central Bristol due to new road layout.

Service 48 – First (Lyde Green – Emersons Green – Downend – Fishponds – Bristol Centre) Service extended to Lyde Green and Science Park, service will use Willowherb Road in Lyde Green, no change to rest of route. Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

Service 48A – First (UWE Frenchay Campus – Blackberry Hill – Fishponds – Bristol Centre) frequency of buses off peak Monday to Friday is increased to every 15 minutes to reflect higher demand to/from UWE Frenchay campus. No change to route.

Service 49 – First Bus (Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Staple Hill – Bristol Centre) Service extended to Lyde Green and Science Park, service will use Willowherb Road in Lyde Green, no change to rest of route. Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

Service X49 – First Bus (Staple Hill – Bristol Centre) New service introduced between Staple Hill and Bristol Centre to provide more capacity at Monday to Friday morning peak times only. Service will serve Staple Hill and Fishponds and will then use M32 into Bristol Centre.

Service 70 – First Bus (UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Ashley Down – Bristol Centre) the frequency of buses Monday to Friday during the main part of the day is increased from every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes. No change to the route or to the timetable on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays

Service 71 – First Bus (UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Bristol Centre – UWE Bower Ashton Campus) the frequency of buses Monday to Friday during the main part of the day is increased from every 20 minutes to every 15 minutes. No change to the route or to the timetable on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays

Service 72First Bus (UWE Frenchay Campus – Redland- Bristol Centre – Temple Meads). Saturday frequency reduced from 30 minutes to every 60 minutes, No change to route or other frequency days of operation.

Service 73First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Bradley Stoke – Bristol Parkway – Bristol Centre – Temple Meads) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 75 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Filton – Bristol Centre – Hengrove) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 76 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway/Henbury – Southmead – Bristol Centre – Hengrove) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Service will now mainly terminate at Henbury, Crow Lane instead of Henbury, Tormarton Crescent.

Service m3 & m3x – First Bus (Emersons Green – UWE (m3 only) – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service m3x during busy times on M32 might operate via Bus Gate, Stoke Lane, Coldharbour Lane and A4174 but will not observe additional stops on diversion.

Service U3 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – UWE Frenchay Campus) Service U3 will operate between 00:43 and 04:05 early Monday to Saturday mornings UWE term time only.

Service Change 1 September 2019

Service 5 – First Bus (Downend – Bromley Heath – Fishponds – Bristol Centre) Route change in morning peak, outbound journeys towards Downend will no longer serve Bromley Heath, first journey from Bromley Heath to Downend at 09:32. Journeys towards Bristol are unaffected. Frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

Service 7XP Severn ExpressStagecoach (Newport – Chepstow – Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Bus Station) Change of operator from First Bus to Stagecoach, there will be no change to prices, frequency or route of the service.

Service 19 – First Bus (Bath – Bitton – Cadbury Heath – Kingswood – Downend – UWE – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs Causeway) Route amended to serve Charlton Boulevard, The route from Cribbs Causeway will now serve Highwood Road, Charlton Boulevard, Hayes Way, A38 and Stoke Lane and vice versa.

Due to Hambrook Air Quality Action the route is amended to now turn left from Frenchay Park Road and loop around under M32 due to the removal of a right turn from Frenchay Park Road. Journeys towards Cribbs Causeway are unaffected by this change.

The timetable is amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

Service 19A – First Bus (Bath – Keynsham – Kingswood – Downend – UWE – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs Causeway) Route amended to serve Charlton Boulevard, The route from Cribbs Causeway will now serve Highwood Road, Charlton Boulevard, Hayes Way, A38 and Stoke Lane and vice versa.

Due to Hambrook Air Quality Action the route is amended to now turn left from Frenchay Park Road and loop around under M32 due to the removal of a right turn from Frenchay Park Road. Journeys towards Cribbs Causeway are unaffected by this change.

The timetable is amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

Service 37/37A – First Bus (Bath Centre – Bitton – Hanham – Bristol Centre) service 37 timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Introduction of 37A school journey from Hanham Maypole to Bath Bus Station serving Oldfield School.

Service 84 – Stagecoach (Yate – Wickwar – Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Hawkesbury Upton – Yate) timetable amended to simplify and run at consistent intervals, the frequency will remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 85 – Stagecoach (Yate – Hawkesbury Upton – Wotton-under-Edge – Charfield – Wickwar – Yate) timetable amended to simplify and run at consistent intervals, the frequency will remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 86 – Stagecoach (Kingswood – Mangotsfield – Emersons Green – Coalpit Health – Yate) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 441 – Eurotaxis (Kingswood –Hanham – Longwell Green – Oldfield School) Change of operator from Abus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable. School timetable can be found on https://www.eurotaxis.com/oldfield-school/

Service 443 – Eurotaxis (Fishponds – Downend – Staple Hill – Warmley – Cadbury Heath – Oldfield School) Change of operator from Abus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable. School timetable can be found on https://www.eurotaxis.com/oldfield-school/

Service 680 – South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (North Yate – Yate – Winterbourne – UWE – Filton College) Change of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.

Service 860 – Stagecoach (Gloucester – Falfield – Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Cirencester College) New service to Cirencester College, Starting in Gloucester Monday to Friday at 06:58 and arriving at Cirencester College at 07:45. Return journey at 16:10 and arriving in Gloucester at 18:03, visit https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/west/cirencester-college for more information.

Service 862 – Stagecoach (Yate – Old Sodbury – Tetbury – Cirencester College) New service to Cirencester College beginning at Yate Shopping Centre Monday to Friday at 07:40, return journey from Cirencester College departs at 16:10. Visit https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/west/cirencester-college for more information.

Service 922 – South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (Milbury Heath – Cromhall – Tytherington – Castle School) Timetable amended by a few minutes to improve punctuality, no change to route.

Service 924 – South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (Hallen – Easter Compton – Pilning School) Timetable amended by a few minutes to improve punctuality, no change to route.

Service 948– South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (Pucklechurch – Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Sir Bernard Lovell School) Change of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.

Service 963 – South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (Patchway – Bradley Stoke – Winterbourne Academy) Change of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.

Service 967 – South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (Westerleigh – Yate – Chipping Sodbury School – Brimsham Green School) Change of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.

Service CS7 – Applegate’s (Stoke Gifford – Little Stoke – Bradley Stoke – Marlwood School – Castle School) New school service serving Marlwood and Castle secondary schools. Service starts at Stoke Gifford, New Road at 07:25, and return journey from Castle School at 15:35. More information can be found at http://travelinesw.com/.

Service KLB8 – Applegate’s (Wickwar – Chipping Sodbury – Yate – Iron Acton – Rangeworthy – Cromhall – KLB School) New school service serving Katherine Lady Berkeley School. Service starts at Wickwar, High Street at 07:10 return journey from KLB School at 15:35. More information can be found at http://travelinesw.com/.

Service m1 – Bristol Community Transport (Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Centre – Hengrove) Frequency amended to reflect depand from 10 to 12 minutes Monday to Saturday off peak and from 10 to 20 minutes Saturday mornings and evenings. Sundays and Public Holidays frequency’s remain unchanged. No change to route.

Service MC5 – Applegate’s (Henbury – Horfield – Bradley Stoke – Almondsbury – Marlwood School – Castle School) New school service serving Marlwood and Castle secondary schools. Service starts at Henbury, Marissal Road at 07:06 with return journey starting At Castle School at 15:35. More information can be found at http://travelinesw.com/.

Service S6 – Westward Travel (Henbury – Henleaze – Patchway – Almondsbury – Marlwood School – Castle School) this service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.

Service S6c – Westward Travel (Henbury – Southmead – Filton – Aztec West – Alveston – Marlwood School – Castle School) this service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.

Service S7c – Westward Travel (Frampton Cotterell – Winterbourne – Bradley Stoke – Little Stoke – Marlwood School – Castle School) this service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.

Service S8 – Westward Travel (Old Sodbury – Yate – Wickwar – Katherine Lady Berkeley School) this service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service KLB 8 operated by Applegate’s.

Service S8a – Westward Travel (Yate – Iron Acton – Rangeworthy – Cromhall – Katherine Lady Berkeley School) this service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service KLB 8 operated by Applegate’s.

Service SB1 – First Bus (Soundwell – Kingswood – Cadbury Heath – Longwell Green – St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College) New college service Monday to Friday term only journey staring at Alma Road Soundwell at 07:45. Return journey from St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College at 16:10. More information can be found at http://travelinesw.com/.

Service T1 – First Bus (Thornbury – Bradley Stoke – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service T2 – First Bus (Thornbury – Almondsbury – Cribbs Causeway – Filton – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Route amended around Cribbs Causeway to serve Bus station only, this service will not serve Cribbs Causeway Retail Park.

Service T3 – First Bus (Aztec West – Bradley Stoke – Bristol Centre) Service Cancelled, service 73 provides alternative between North Bradley Stoke into Bristol. Service 75 or m1 provides alternative between Aztec West and Bristol Centre.

Service X5Stagecoach (Cribbs Causeway – Portishead – Clevedon – W-s-M) Change of operator from First Bus to Stagecoach, there will be no change to prices, frequency or route of the service.

 

Service Change 4 August 2019

Service 60 – Stagecoach (Gloucester – Dursley – W-u-E – Thornbury) On Sundays, extra journeys will depart Gloucester at 07:43 and Dursley at 17:40. Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 63 – Stagecoach (Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Stroud – Gloucester) the journey that previously extended to Wickwar will now start and finish in Charfield.

Service 69 – Stagecoach (Old Sodbury – Tetbury – Stroud) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

 

Service Change 24 July 2019

Service m1 – CT Plus (Cribbs Causeway – UWE Frenchay Campus – Bristol Centre – Hengrove Park) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

 

Service Change 21 July 2019

Service 75 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Filton – Bristol Centre – Hengrove) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 76 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway -Henbury – Southmead – Bristol Centre – Hengrove) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

 

 

 

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