Please see below a table of bus service changes to routes operating within the West of England Combined Authority Area (Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire) and North Somerset, which will be effective from 9th October 2022

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Service NumberRoute DescriptionDescription of changeDate effectiveOperator
1Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Centre – BroomhillTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
1Bath City Centre – SouthdownTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
1Weston-Super-Mare Centre – Sand BayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
2Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Centre – StockwoodTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
2Bath Centre – Mulberry ParkTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
2aCharlton Road – Bristol Centre – StockwoodTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
3Cribbs Causeway – Avonmouth – Bristol CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
3Bath Centre – BathfordRoute change to no longer serve Elmhurst Estate (See service 13 to new service serving Elmhurst), timetable amended on all days of operation. 09.10.2022First Bus
4Cribbs Causeway – Shirehampton – Bristol CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
4Weston – RUH – Bath Centre – Odd DownTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route change in Upper Weston due to road surface issues, passengers can still use the Eastfield Avenue terminus stop. Service will now serve Odd Down Park and Ride on all days of operation providing travel between the P&R and RUH as previously provided on service 42.09.10.2022First Bus
4aWeston – Bath Centre – Fox HillTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route change in Upper Weston due to road surface issues, passengers can still use the Eastfield Avenue terminus stop.09.10.2022First Bus
4bWeston – Bath Centre – Fox HillTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route change in Upper Weston due to road surface issues, passengers can still use the Eastfield Avenue terminus stop.09.10.2022First Bus
5Bristol Centre – Fishponds – DownendService withdrawn by operator.
New replacement service 47 will operate from Bristol City Centre, Lewins Mead to Yate via City Road, Ashley Road, Sussex Place, St Werburghs, Eastgate, Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Oldbury Court, Downend, Emersons Green, Pucklechurch and Westerleigh. In Yate, journeys will serve North Yate and Brimsham Park.
Other alternative services are Service 48a (First Bus) which will still operate between UWE Frenchay Campus and Bristol Centre via Frenchay Park Road, Blackberry Hill, Manor Road and Fishponds Road and Services m1 and m3 operated by First Bus serving Begbrook Metrobus stop north of Stapleton for travel into Bristol.
09.10.2022First Bus
5Bath City Centre – Twerton – WhitewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
6Bristol Centre – KingswoodTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
7Bristol Centre – Whitehall – Staple HillTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
7Worle – Weston-Super-Mare – Haywood VillageRoute amended to serve Weston General Hospital. Timetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service.09.10.2022First Bus
8Temple Meads – Clifton – Bristol Centre – Temple MeadsTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
8Bath Centre – Oldfield Park – KingswayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
11Bath Centre – BathamptonService withdrawn by operator, within Bath Dial-a-Ride area for alternative transport.09.10.2022First Bus
12Severn Beach – Cribbs CausewayChange of operator from First Bus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable on Sunday/Bank Holidays. Monday to Saturday timetable still operated by Stagecoach.09.10.2022First Bus / Eurotaxis
12Bath Centre – HaycombeService withdrawn by operator, within Bath Dial-a-Ride area for alternative transport.09.10.2022First Bus
13Bath Centre – Elmhurst EstateNew service operating between Bath City Centre and Elmhurst Estate, replacing section of service 3 in Elmhurst estate.09.10.2022First Bus
17Bristol Centre – Southmead Hospital – Kingswood – KeynshamRoute extended from Southmead Hospital to Bristol Bus Station via Gloucester Road, Route between Southmead Hospital and Keynsham unchanged. Timetable amended on all days of operation.09.10.2022First Bus
19Bath – Kingswood – Downend – UWE – Cribbs CausewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
20University of Bath – Centre – RUH – TwertonAll journeys withdrawn except school journey.09.10.2022First Bus
20Weston-Super-Mare – Brean – Burnham-on-SeaTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Burnham on Sea.09.10.2022First Bus
22Twerton – University of BathChange of operator from First Bus to Abus, Change of route and timetable to serve more of Twerton including High Street. Service subsided by West of England Combined Authority.27.09.2022First Bus/ Abus
23Ashton Gate – Bedminster – Bristol Centre – Bedminster – Ashton GateTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
24Southmead Hospital – Lockleaze – Eastville – Broadmead – Bedminster – Ashton Gate – Ashton ValeTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
36Bristol Centre – St Anne’s – BrislingtonRoute changed to terminate at St. Anne’s instead of Brislington. Timetable amended on all days of operation. See service 96 for replacement of service between St Anne’s and Brislington.09.10.2022First Bus
39Bath – Newbridge – Saltford – Keynsham – Brislington – BristolTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
41Lawrence Hill – Bristol Centre – Lawrence HillService withdrawn by First Bus.09.10.2022First Bus
42Bristol Centre – Kingswood – BittonTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
42Odd Down Park & Ride – Twerton – Royal United HospitalService withdrawn, service 4 will now serve Odd Down Park and Ride on all days of operation providing travel between the P&R and RUH as previously provided on service 42. Connections to Royal United Hospital can be made by Bath Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
43Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Cadbury HeathTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
44Bristol Centre – Hanham – Cadbury HeathTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
45Bristol Centre – Hanham – BittonTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
47Bristol Centre – St Werburgh’s – Fishponds – Emersons Green – Pucklechurch – YateNew service 47 will operate from Bristol City Centre, Lewins Mead to Yate via City Road, Ashley Road, Sussex Place, St Werburghs, Eastgate, Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Oldbury Court, Downend, Emersons Green, Pucklechurch and Westerleigh. In Yate, journeys will serve North Yate and Brimsham Park.
This is partly linking areas served by services 5, Y3 and Y5.
09.10.2022First Bus
48Bristol Centre – Fishponds – Downend – Emersons GreenTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
48aBristol Centre – Fishponds – UWE Frenchay CampusTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
49Bristol Centre – Fishponds – Staple Hill – Emersons GreenTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
70Bristol Centre – UWE Frenchay CampusTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Daytime journeys will extend to terminate at Bristol Temple Meads Station.09.10.2022First Bus
71Hengrove Depot – Bristol Centre – UWE Frenchay CampusService to be renumbered to service 74.09.10.2022First Bus
72Bristol Temple Meads – Bristol Centre – Cotham – UWE Frenchay CampusTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
72aBristol Temple Meads – Redland – UWE Frenchay CampusService withdrawn. Service 72 provide connections between Temple Meads, Bristol Centre and UWE every hour on similar route.09.10.2022First Bus
73Bristol Centre – Bristol Parkway – Bradley Stoke -Cribbs CausewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
74Bristol Centre – A38 – UWE Frenchay Campus71 renumbered to 74 – route from Hengrove to City Centre removed. Timetable amended on all days of operation. Services 76 and m1 provide links between Hengrove and City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
75Hengrove – Hartcliffe – Bedminster – City Centre – Filton – Cribbs CausewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
76Hengrove – Hartcliffe – Bedminster – City Centre – Southmead – Cribbs CausewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
82Tyning – Radstock – Midsomer Norton – PaultonChange of operator from First to Libra Travel. Timetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus / Libra Travel
90Hengrove – Hartcliffe – Bedminster – City Centre – Southmead – Cribbs CausewayTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
91Bristol Centre – Knowle West – Imperial ParkTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
92Bristol Centre – Knowle – HengroveTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
96Brislington Square – Broomhill – Knowle- Hengrove ParkChange of operator from First Bus to Abus. Route amended to serve between Brislington and St Anne’s section that was removed from service 36. Timetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Service subsided by West of England Combined Authority.09.10.2022First Bus / Abus
126Weston-Super-Mare -Cheddar – WellsService Withdrawn by First Bus, Libra Travel will be operating a partial 126 service from Axbridge to Wells under subsidy from Somerset County Council. Operating Monday – Saturday only.09.10.2022First Bus / Libra Travel
171Farmborough – Midsomer Norton – Bath City CentreService Withdrawn, Alternatives journeys can be made on services 172, 173, 174, 179 or 379.09.10.2022First Bus
172Paulton – Midsomer Norton – Bath City CentreRoute amended, most journeys terminating at Tesco in Midsomer Norton. Evening and Sunday services will also cover Paulton and early morning and late evening journeys will operate to and from Wells. Timetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service.09.10.2022First Bus
173Wells – Midsomer Norton – Bath City CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
174Wells – Midsomer Norton – Bath City CentreRoute amended on Sundays to serve Chilcompton. Timetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service.09.10.2022First Bus
178Radstock – Keynsham – Bristol Bus StationChange of operators from First Bus to Abus and Citistar for villages between Paulton and Keynsham.
New 178 route will serve Midsomer Norton Tesco, Paulton, Hallatrow, High Littleton, Timsbury (Citistar journeys only), Farmborough, Marksbury, Keynsham and Brislington Park and Ride. Service subsided by West of England Combined Authority.

Connections to Bristol can be made from Brislington park and ride on the Brislington Park and Ride service, 349 or X39. Connections between Bath, Radstock, Midsomer Norton, Paulton and Bristol can be made by new 379 serving Bristol & Bath via Pensford, Clutton, Paulton, M-s-N, Radstock & Peasedown.

Alternative journeys can be made on 349 between Keynsham and Bristol. Alternative journeys can be made on 179 between Timsbury, Farmborough, High Littleton and MSN. School journeys provided by service 349 leaving MsN at 0740 & 1733 arriving in Bristol 0900 and 1853. And a journey leaving Bristol at 1553 and arriving in MsN at 1723.
09.10.2022First Bus
349Bristol Bus Station – Brislington – KeynshamTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Evening journeys now operate round Keynsham Estate only and do not extend into Bristol. New school journeys leaving MsN at 0740 & 1733 arriving in Bristol 0900 and 1853. And a journey leaving Bristol at 1553 and arriving in MsN at 1723.09.10.2022First Bus
376Bristol – Pensford – Wells – Glastonbury – StreetTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
379Bristol – Pensford – Clutton – Paulton – MsN – Radstock – Peasedown – BathNew service operating between Bristol & Bath via Pensford, Clutton, Paulton, M-s-N, Radstock & Peasedown.09.10.2022First Bus
505Southmead Hospital – Long Ashton Park and RideChange of operator from HCT to The Big Lemon due to HCT group withdrawal from the network, Timetable amended on all days of operation, no change to route.03.10.2022The Big Lemon
506Bristol Centre – Southmead HospitalChange of operator from HCT to The Big Lemon due to HCT group withdrawal from the network, Timetable amended on all days of operation, no change to route.03.10.2022The Big Lemon
515Stockwood – Imperial ParkChange of operator from HCT to The Big Lemon due to HCT group withdrawal from the network, Timetable amended on all days of operation, no change to route.03.10.2022The Big Lemon
516Knowle Broad Walk Shops – Hengrove ParkChange of operator from HCT to The Big Lemon due to HCT group withdrawal from the network, Timetable amended on all days of operation, no change to route.03.10.2022The Big Lemon
622Thornbury – Cribbs CausewayChange of operator from First Bus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable on Sunday/Bank Holidays. Monday to Saturday timetable still operated by Stagecoach.09.10.2022First Bus / Eurotaxis
626Wotton-under-Edge – Winterbourne – BristolRoute amended to serve Iron Acton in each direction.09.10.2022Eurotaxis
A1Bristol Centre – Bristol AirportTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
A3Weston-Super-Mare – Bristol AirportTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
Brislington Park and RideBrislington Park & Ride – Bristol Centre – Brislington Park & RideTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
D2Bath City Centre – FromeTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route. Somerset County Council are now supporting evening weekday D2 journeys.09.10.2022First Bus
FALCONPlymouth – Taunton – Bristol Airport – BristolAdministration change, no changes to route, stopping arrangements or timetable.30.10.2022Stagecoach South West
m2Ashton Gate – Bedminster – Bristol Centre – Bedminster – Ashton GateTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
m3Emerson Green – UWE – Bristol City CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
m3xEmerson Green –Bristol City CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
Portway Park and RidePortway P&R – Bristol City Centre – Broadmead – Portway P&RTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
T1Bristol City Centre – Harry Stoke – ThornburyTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bristol City Centre to terminate at Bristol Bus Station.09.10.2022First Bus
U1Stoke Bishop – Bristol CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
U1University of Bath – Bath Centre – University of BathTimetable amended on all days of operation for beginning of new term.02.10.2022First Bus
U2Bristol Centre – Langford Veterinary CollegeTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre.09.10.2022First Bus
U2University of Bath – St JamesTimetable amended on all days of operation for beginning of new term.02.10.2022First Bus
U3UWE – Bristol City CentreTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Bristol City Centre09.10.2022First Bus
U5Bath Centre – Bath Spa UniversityTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Route amended in Bath City Centre.02.10.2022First Bus
X1Weston-Super-Mare – A370 – BristolTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
X2Bristol – Congresbury – YattonService withdrawn by operator.09.10.2022First Bus
X4Bristol – Pill – Sheepway – PortisheadTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
X5Weston-Super-Mare – Clevedon – Portishead – BristolWithdrawn between Portishead & Bristol due to shortage of drivers, Portishead to Bristol connection can be made using X4 service. The Portishead section of route will still cover Sainsbury’s and The Triangle in a loop. Between Weston-Super-Mare and Worle, the service will use Locking Road.09.10.2022First Bus
X6Bristol – Failand – Tickenham – ClevedonTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. All journeys will now terminate at Six Ways, daytime X7 journeys will serve Dial Hill/Edward Road in place of the X6. 09.10.2022First Bus
X7Bristol – Nailsea – ClevedonTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Daytime X7 journeys will serve Dial Hill/Edward Road in place of the X6.09.10.2022First Bus
X9Bristol – Long Ashton – NailseaTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. Stops amended in Clevedon.09.10.2022First Bus
X39Bath Bus Stn – A4 – Bristol Bus StnTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service. No change to route.09.10.2022First Bus
Y1Bristol City Centre – Yate – Chipping SodburyTimetable amended on all days of operation to improve reliability and punctuality of service; Route amended in Bristol City Centre to terminate at Bristol Bus Station.09.10.2022First Bus
Y3Bristol – M32 – Hambrook – Winterbourne – YateService Withdrawn.
North Yate area to be served by new 47 which will provide connections between Yate Shopping Centre, Emersons Green and Bristol Centre. Service 626 will provide a peak time journey for Iron Acton and Winterbourne to Bristol centre. Service Y6 provides connection between Winterbourne, North Corner and Yate Shopping Centre. Service Y1 provides connection between Yate Shopping Centre and Bristol Centre.
09.10.2022First Bus
Y4Bristol Bus Station – Frenchay – YateService Withdrawn.
Officers at the Combined Authority are actively discussing with an operator’ a replacement service for Service 5 and Y4. Service Y6 provided connections between Yate Shopping Centre and Bristol Centre via Winterbourne.
09.10.2022First Bus
Y5Bristol Bus Station – Fishponds – Pucklechurch – Yate – Chipping SodburyService Withdrawn.
New service 47 will replace majority of route and will operate from Bristol City Centre, Lewins Mead to Yate via City Road, Ashley Road, Sussex Place, St Werburghs, Eastgate, Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Oldbury Court, Downend, Emersons Green, Pucklechurch and Westerleigh. In Yate, journeys will serve North Yate and Brimsham Park. Service Y1 provides connection between Yate Shopping Centre and Bristol Centre. Services 7 and 49 provide connections between Staple Hill and Bristol Centre.
09.10.2022First Bus
Y6Bristol Centre – Southmead Hospital – Cribbs Causeway – Yate – Chipping SodburyTimetable amended on all days of operation. Service extended from Southmead Hospital to Bristol Bus Station. Route between Southmead Hospital and Chipping Sodbury unchanged.09.10.2022First Bus

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