Christmas and New Year Services 2023/24
2 weeks ago
Here's a summary of how bus services, our Call Centre and Travel Centre are operating during the Christmas and New Year period:
Full timetables for the Christmas and New Year period are uploaded to the NCTX Buses app and our website. Select your route, then change the direction and date to the day you will be travelling, press update and times for that day will show.
- Normal timetables up to and including Saturday 23rd December.
- Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December – Normal Sunday timetable until approx. 20:00. See last bus times below.
- Christmas Day, Monday 25th December – Sorry, no service.
- Boxing Day, Tuesday 26th December – Sorry, no service.
- Wednesday 27th December – Saturday timetables, except on Navy 49 which will operate to Monday to Friday times.
- Thursday 28th December – Saturday timetables, except on Navy 49 which will operate to Monday to Friday times.
- Friday 29th December – Saturday timetables, except on Navy 49 which will operate to Monday to Friday times.
- Saturday 30th December – Normal Saturday timetable.
- New Year’s Eve, Sunday 31st December – Normal Sunday timetable until approx. 20:00. See last bus times below.
- New Year’s Day, Monday 1st January 2024 – Sorry, no service.
- Tuesday 2nd January 2024 – Normal timetables resume.
NightBus Services - N4, N26 and N34
- No NightBuses will operate on New Year's Eve
- N4 and N34 will operate as normal up to and including the night of Saturday 23rd December 2023 into the morning of Sunday 24th December 2023. They will then resume on the night of Tuesday 2nd January 2024 into the morning of Wednesday 3rd January 2024.
- N26 will operate as normal up to and including the night of Saturday 23rd December 2023 into the morning of Sunday 24th December 2023. The N26 will then resume on the night of Friday 5th January 2024 into the morning of Saturday 6th January 2024.
- Navy 4 will operate as normal up to and including Friday 15th December 2023. The service then returns from Monday 8th January 2024 for the Spring term.
- Orange 34, 34C will operate as normal up to and including Saturday 16th December 2023. The service will then run on weekdays only (except 27th, 28th, 29th December when there is no service) until the Spring term starts on Sunday 14th January 2024, when the term time service recommences.
Travel Centre and Call Centre
You are strongly advised to manage your Easyrider top ups 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 when the Travel Centre is closed.
If you need travel adding to your card for between Christmas and New Year, please top up by 15:00 on Friday 23rd December. If you need travel adding to your card for Tuesday 3rd January, please top up by 15:00 on Friday 30th December.
|Day||Travel Centre||Call Centre|
|Friday 22nd Decmeber||08:30 - 17:00||08:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday 23rd December||Closed||Closed|
|Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December||Closed||Closed|
|Christmas Day, Monday 25th December||Closed||Closed|
|Boxing Day, Tuesday 26th December||Closed||Closed|
|Wednesday 27th December||08:30 - 17:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday 28th December||08:30 - 17:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday 29th December||08:30 - 17:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Saturday 30th December||10:00 - 15:30||09:00 - 17:00|
|New Year's Eve, Sunday 31st December||Closed||Closed|
|New Year's Day, Monday 1st January||Closed||Closed|
|Tuesday 2nd January||08:30 - 17:00||08:00 - 18:00|
Last Bus Times on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve
A normal Sunday timetable will operate on all routes on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, with last buses by approx. 20:00. No NightBuses will operate 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 20:00 to Gotham|
|8||Rushcliffe Academy||18:40||19:05 then 20:09 to Trent Bridge|
|26||Southwell (Norwood Gardens)||18:05||19:13|
|35||Bulwell||19:25 then 19:55 to Wollaton Vale||19:22 then 19:52 to Wigman Road Top|
|39||Carlton Valley (Porchester Road)||19:40||19:53|
|40, 41||St Ann’s, Kildare Road||20:05||20:20|
|42||St Ann’s, Kildare Road||18:34||19:18|
|45||Gedling, Chase Farm||19:45||20:16|
|46||Woodborough then Lambley||16:30||16:57|
|47||Lambley then Woodborough||17:30||15:54|
|50||Victoria Retail Park||19:30||19:08|