Christmas and New Year Services

6 months ago Thu 25th Nov 2021

Here's a summary of how we're operating over the festive period:

  Bus Services Grouprider and Concessionary Passes
Thursday 23rd December Normal weekday timetables. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*
Christmas Eve, Friday 24th December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49) with last buses by 20:00. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*
Christmas Day, Saturday 25th December No Service.  
Boxing Day, Sunday 26th December No Service.  
Bank Holiday Monday, 27th December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). N4 & N34 operate. Concessionary passes valid all day, Grouprider £6 all day
Bank Holiday Tuesday, 28th December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). N4 & N34 operate. Concessionary passes valid all day, Grouprider £6 all day
Wednesday 29th December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). N4 & N34 operate. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*
Thursday 30th December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). N4 & N34 operate. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*
New Year's Eve, Friday 31st December Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). Last buses by 20:00 on most routes, with later buses on core routes. NightBus network operating until 3.15am. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*
New Year's Day, Saturday 1st January No service.  
Sunday 2nd January Normal Sunday timetables. Concessionary passes valid all day, Grouprider £6 all day
Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd January Saturday timetables (weekday times on Navy 49). N4 & N34 operate. Concessionary passes valid all day, Grouprider £6 all day
Tuesday 4th January Normal timetables resumes. Normal rules apply, from 09:30*

* Concessionary passes valid until 23:00. City Mobility passes free all day. 

Last Buses on Christmas Eve:

The tables list the last bus for each individual route, showing the last bus to run the full route and any shorter journeys too. 

Service Destination Last bus from City Centre Last bus from Destination shown to City Centre
1 Loughborough 19:00 19:00 then 20:03 to Gotham Garage
1/A Clifton 20:00 to Clifton, The Dip 20:03
3 Clifton 18:45 18:03
5 Gamston 17:55 17:27
6 Edwalton 20:00  20:03
7 Gamston 19:50 19:52
8 Rushcliffe Academy 19:40 19:05 then 20:09 to Trent Bridge
9 Rushcliffe Academy 19:10 19:47
10 Ruddington 19:45 20:07
11 Lady Bay 20:15 19:57
15 Rise Park 19:50 20:03
16 Rise Park 19:35 19:50
17 Bulwell 20:00 20:15
25 Arnold 19:47 19:32
26 Southwell (Norwood Gardens) 19:15 19:43
27 Carlton 20:02 20:03
28 Bilborough 20:00 20:14
30 Wollaton Vale 19:35 20:03
34 University Park (East Drive) 19:54 20:04
35 Bulwell 19:20 then 19:40 to Strelley ASDA and 20:00 to Wollaton Vale 19:52 then 20:12 to Wigman Road Top
36 Chilwell 19:35 then 19:45 and 19:55 to Beeston 19:53
39 Carlton Valley (Porchester Road) 20:00 20:13
40/X City Hospital 19:45 then 20:15 to The Wells Road Top 19:41
40, 41 St Ann’s, Kildare Road 20:15 20:14
42 St Ann’s, Kildare Road 19:55 20:18
43 Bakersfield 20:05 20:07
44 Gedling 20:00 20:00
45 Gedling 19:45 20:18
46 Woodborough 18:55 19:22
47 Lambley 18:25 18:49
48/X Clifton 19:45 20:14
49 Queens Drive Park & Ride 19:12 16:24
49 Boots Site 19:12 19:51
50 Victoria Retail Park 18:12 19:00
56 Arnold 19:35 19:39
57 Plains Estate 17:30 18:06
58 Arnold 19:45 20:05
59 Arnold 19:55 20:05
68 Snape Wood 19:40 19:45 then 20:15 to Bulwell Market
69 Snape Wood 19:25 19:55
70 Bulwell 19:45 19:16
71 Bulwell 19:15 19:46
77 Strelley 19:49 20:12
78 Strelley 19:54 19:58
79 Arnold 19:09 then 19:39 to Rise Park (79A) 19:20
79A Arnold 18:44 then 19:39 to Rise Park 18:45 then 19:50 to Bulwell
87 Arnold 19:20 19:50
88 Top Valley 19:45 19:34
89 Rise Park 20:00 20:00

Last Buses on New Year's Eve:

The tables list the last bus for each individual route, showing the last bus to run the full route and any shorter journeys too. 

Service Destination Last bus from City Centre Last bus from Destination shown to City Centre
1 Loughborough 19:00 19:00 then 20:03 to Gotham Garage
1/A Clifton 20:00 to Clifton, The Dip 20:03
3 Clifton 18:45 18:03
5 Gamston 17:55 17:27
6 Edwalton 20:00 then 21:00 20:33 then 21:33
7 Gamston 19:50 19:52
8 Rushcliffe Academy 19:40 19:05 then 20:09 to Trent Bridge
9 Rushcliffe Academy 19:10 19:47
10 Ruddington 19:45 20:07
11 Lady Bay 20:15 19:57
15 Rise Park 19:50 20:03
16 Rise Park 19:35 19:50
17 Bulwell 20:00 then 21:00 20:30 then 21:30
25 Arnold 19:47 19:32
26 Southwell (Norwood Gardens) 19:15 19:43
27 Carlton 20:02 then 21:02 20:35 then 21:35
28 Bilborough 20:15 then 21:15 20:14 then 20:44 and 21:44
30 Wollaton Vale 19:35 20:03
34 University Park (East Drive) 19:54 20:04
35 Bulwell 19:20 then 19:40 to Strelley ASDA and 20:00 to Wollaton Vale 19:52 then 20:12 to Wigman Road Top
36 Chilwell 19:35 then 19:45 and 19:55 to Beeston and 21:10 to Chilwell 19:53 then 20:28 and 21:48
39 Carlton Valley (Porchester Road) 20:00 20:13
40/X City Hospital 19:45 then 20:15 to The Wells Road Top 19:41
40, 41 St Ann’s, Kildare Road 20:15 20:14
42 St Ann’s, Kildare Road 19:55 20:18
43 Bakersfield 20:05 20:07
44 Gedling 20:00 20:00
45 Gedling 20:15 then 21:15 20:48 then 21:48
46 Woodborough 18:55 19:22
47 Lambley 18:25 18:49
48/X Clifton 19:45 then 21:15 20:44 then 21:44
49 Queens Drive Park & Ride 19:12 16:24
49 Boots Site 19:12 19:51
50 Victoria Retail Park 18:12 19:00
56 Arnold 19:35 19:39
57 Plains Estate 17:30 18:06
58 Arnold 19:45 then 20:50 20:17 then 21:20
59 Arnold 19:55 20:05
68 Snape Wood 19:40 20:15
69 Snape Wood 19:25 then 21:00 19:55 then 21:27
70 Bulwell 19:45 19:16
71 Bulwell 19:15 19:46
77 Strelley 20:04 then 21:04 20:12 then 20:42 and 21:42
78 Strelley 19:54 19:58
79 Arnold 19:09 then 19:39 to Rise Park (79A) 19:20
79A Arnold 18:44 then 19:39 to Rise Park 18:45 then 19:50 to Bulwell
87 Arnold 19:20 19:50
88 Top Valley 19:45 19:34
89 Rise Park 20:00 then 21:00 20:30 then 21:30

Christmas Activities:

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Travel Centre and Call Centre Opening Hours:

Our Travel Centre shop and Call Centre opening hours will change over the festive period. 

Customers are strongly advised to manage their Easyrider top ups and mobile ticket activations taking into account our opening hours and the level of service we are running. Online and telephone top ups take up to 3 working days and are not processed on days when the Call Centre is closed.

  Travel Centre Call Centre
Thursday 23rd December 08:30-17:00 08:00-18:00
Christmas Eve, Friday 24th December Closed Closed
Christmas Day, Saturday 25th December Closed Closed
Boxing Day, Sunday 26th December Closed Closed
Bank Holiday Monday, 27th December Closed 09:00-17:00
Bank Holiday Tuesday, 28th December Closed 09:00-17:00
Wednesday 29th December 08:30-17:00 09:00-17:00
Thursday 30th December 08:30-17:00 09:00-17:00
New Year's Eve, Friday 31st December 08:30-16:00 09:00-17:00
New Year's Day, Saturday 1st January Closed Closed
Sunday 2nd January Closed Closed
Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd January Closed Closed
Tuesday 4th January 08:30-17:00 08:00-18:00