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Major Updates

  • Start: 01/09/19 - Finish: TBC

    Last modified: 30/09/19

Bus services are due to change in the region on the 01/09/2019 and 15/09/2019.

Please see the table below for the full list of changes. These include services in Bath and North East Somerset; Bristol; North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Use the search option at the top of the table to search for your service.

Please note that there are some duplicated services across the areas e.g. there is a service 1 in both Bristol AND Bath. Please check that the service you are searching for is in the right area. 

For visual maps of the new routes and to view the full new timetables please visit the following page and choose “Upcoming routes” under each region. Please be aware that because some services change only on the 15th of September these may not yet be available: journeyplanner.travelwest.info/routes.

Bus Service Changes in Sept 2019

Service number
DateDestinationOperatorSummary of changes
501/09/2019Downend – Bromley Heath – Fishponds – Bristol CentreFirst BusRoute 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.
7XP01/09/2019Newport – Chepstow – Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Bus StationStagecoach WestChange of operator from First Bus to Stagecoach, there will be no change to prices, frequency or route of the service.
1901/09/2019Bath – Bitton – Cadbury Heath – Kingswood – Downend – UWE – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs CausewayFirst BusRoute 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.
19A01/09/2019Bath – Keynsham – Kingswood - Downend – UWE – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs CausewayFirst BusRoute 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.
3701/09/2019Bath Centre – Bitton – Hanham – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
37A01/09/2019Hanham - Bitton - Oldfield School - Bath CentreFirst BusIntroduction of 37A school journey from Hanham Maypole to Bath Bus Station serving Oldfield School.
8401/09/2019Yate – Wickwar – Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Hawkesbury Upton – YateStagecoach WestTimetable amended to simplify and run at consistent intervals, the frequency will remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route
8501/09/2019Yate – Hawkesbury Upton - Wotton-under-Edge – Charfield – Wickwar – YateStagecoach WestTimetable amended to simplify and run at consistent intervals, the frequency will remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
8601/09/2019Kingswood – Mangotsfield – Emersons Green – Coalpit Health – YateStagecoach WestTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route
44101/09/2019Kingswood –Hanham – Longwell Green – Oldfield SchoolAbus/EurotaxisChange of operator from Abus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable. School timetable can be found on https://www.eurotaxis.com/oldfield-school/
44301/09/2019Fishponds – Downend – Staple Hill – Warmley – Cadbury Heath – Oldfield SchoolAbus/EurotaxisChange of operator from Abus to Eurotaxis, no change to route or timetable. School timetable can be found on https://www.eurotaxis.com/oldfield-school/
68001/09/2019North Yate – Yate – Winterbourne – UWE – Filton CollegeSGB&CChange of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.
86001/09/2019Gloucester – Falfield – Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Cirencester CollegeStagecoach WestNew 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.
86201/09/2019Yate – Old Sodbury – Tetbury – Cirencester CollegeStagecoach WestNew 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.
92201/09/2019Milbury Heath – Cromhall – Tytherington – Castle SchoolSGB&CTimetable amended by a few minutes to improve punctuality, no change to route.
92401/09/2019Hallen – Easter Compton – Pilning SchoolSGB&CTimetable amended by a few minutes to improve punctuality, no change to route.
94801/09/2019Pucklechurch – Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Sir Bernard Lovell SchoolSGB&CChange of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.
96301/09/2019Patchway – Bradley Stoke - Winterbourne AcademySGB&CChange of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.
96701/09/2019Westerleigh – Yate – Chipping Sodbury School – Brimsham Green SchoolSGB&CChange of operator from Eurotaxis to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, no change to route or timetable.
CS701/09/2019Stoke Gifford – Little Stoke – Bradley Stoke – Marlwood School - Castle SchoolApplegatesNew 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/
KLB801/09/2019Wickwar – Chipping Sodbury – Yate – Iron Acton – Rangeworthy – Cromhall – KLB SchoolApplegatesNew 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/.
m101/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Bristol Centre – HengroveCT PlusFrequency 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
MC501/09/2019Henbury – Horfield – Bradley Stoke – Almondsbury – Marlwood School – Castle SchoolApplegatesNew 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/
S601/09/2019Henbury – Henleaze – Patchway – Almondsbury – Marlwood School – Castle SchoolWestward TravelThis service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.
S6C01/09/2019Henbury – Southmead - Filton – Aztec West – Alveston – Marlwood School – Castle SchoolWestward TravelThis service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.
S7C01/09/2019Frampton Cotterell – Winterbourne – Bradley Stoke – Little Stoke – Marlwood School – Castle SchoolWestward TravelThis service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service MC5 and CS7 operated by Applegate’s.
S801/09/2019Old Sodbury – Yate – Wickwar – Katherine Lady Berkeley SchoolWestward TravelThis service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service KLB 8 operated by Applegate’s.
S8A01/09/2019Yate – Iron Acton – Rangeworthy – Cromhall – Katherine Lady Berkeley SchoolWestward TravelThis service has been cancelled by the operator. Service partly replaced by service KLB 8 operated by Applegate’s.
SB101/09/2019Soundwell – Kingswood – Cadbury Heath - Longwell Green – St. Brendan’s Sixth Form CollegeWestward TravelNew 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/.
T101/09/2019Thornbury – Bradley Stoke – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
T201/09/2019Thornbury – Almondsbury - Cribbs Causeway – Filton – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable 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.
T301/09/2019Aztec West – Bradley Stoke – Bristol CentreFirst BusService Cancelled, service 73 provides alternative between North Bradley Stoke into Bristol. Service 75 or m1 provides alternative between Aztec West and Bristol Centre.
12601/09/2019Wells - Weston super MareFirst BusWithdrawn school journey in Somerset
X501/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Portishead – Clevedon – W-s-MStagecoach WestChange of operator from First Bus to Stagecoach, there will be no change to prices, frequency or route of the service.
115/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Henbury – Westbury – Bristol Centre – BroomhillFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
215/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Brentry – Southmead - Bristol Centre - StockwoodFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
615/09/2019Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – Soundwell - KingswoodFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
715/09/2019Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – New Cheltenham – Staple Hill/MangotsfieldFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
815/09/2019Temple Meads- Broadmead - Centre – Clifton – Clifton VillageFirst BusTimetable revised on all days of operation. No change to route.
2415/09/2019Southmead Hospital – Horfield – Lockleaze – Eastville – Easton – Broadmead – Centre – Bedminster – Southville – Ashton ValeFirst BusTimetable and route amendment. Timetable revised on all days of operation. Route amendment: The service will now operate via Winterstoke Road, A370, Colliters Way, Brook Gate, South Liberty Lane, Risdale Road, Langley Crescent; Mondays to Saturdays between 0700-1900 the service will continue from Risdale Road onto Ashton Drive, Silbury Road, Ashton Drive, Risdale Road then Langley Crescent.
35/35A15/09/2019Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Wick - MarshfieldFirst BusTimetable 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.
42/42A15/09/2019Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Oldland Common - BittonFirst BusService 35A cancelled. Service 43 provides alternative to service 35A.
4315/09/2019Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Warmley – Cadbury HeathFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
4415/09/2019Cadbury Heath – Hanham – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Minor route change in Central Bristol due to new road layout.
44A15/09/2019Bristol Centre - St GeorgeFirst BusIntroduction of 44A service, operating Monday to Friday afternoons between Nelson Street, Broadmead and Furber Road, St George direction only.
4515/09/2019Cadbury Heath – Barrs Court - Hanham – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. Minor route change in Central Bristol due to new road layout.
4815/09/2019Lyde Green - Emersons Green – Downend – Fishponds – Bristol CentreFirst BusService 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.
48A15/09/2019UWE Frenchay Campus – Blackberry Hill – Fishponds – Bristol CentreFirst BusFrequency 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.
4915/09/2019Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Staple Hill – Bristol CentreFirst BusService 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.
7015/09/2019UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Ashley Down – Bristol CentreFirst BusFrequency 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
7115/09/2019UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Bristol Centre – UWE Bower Ashton CampusFirst BusFrequency 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
7215/09/2019UWE Frenchay Campus - Redland- Bristol Centre – Temple MeadsFirst BusSaturday frequency reduced from 30 minutes to every 60 minutes, No change to route or other frequency days of operation.
7315/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Bradley Stoke – Bristol Parkway - Bristol Centre – Temple MeadsFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
7515/09/2019Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Filton – Bristol Centre - HengroveFirst BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
7615/09/2019Cribbs Causeway/Henbury – Southmead – Bristol Centre - HengroveFirst BusTimetable 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
9615/09/2019Brislington (Square) – Brislington Tesco – Knowle – Knowle West – Imperial Park - Hengrove Park – Hengrove DepotFirst Bus Amendment to school journey, service will now operate the school journey Mon-Fri. No change to route.
A115/09/2019Bristol Airport – Highridge – Ashton Vale – Hotwells – Temple Meads – Centre - BroadmeadFirst Bus Dropping off/ Setting down arrangements changed on route.
m215/09/2019Long Ashton Park and Ride First BusTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
m3/m3x15/09/2019Emersons Green – UWE (m3 only) – Bristol CentreFirst BusTimetable 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.
X4915/09/2019Staple Hill – Bristol CentreFirst BusNew 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.
U115/09/2019Stoke Bishop – Clifton – Tyndalls Park - CentreFirst BusTimetable revised on all days of operation. No change to route.
U315/09/2019Bristol Centre – UWE Frenchay CampusFirst BusService U3 will operate between 00:43 and 04:05 early Monday to Saturday mornings UWE term time only.
101/09/2019Southdown - Bath City CentreFirstFrequency increased during the daytime on Mondays to Fridays from every 12 minutes to every 10 minutes
301/09/2019Bathford - FoxhillFirstRevised timetable. Re-routed towards Foxhill via Fox Hill instead of Mulberry Way and Patch Street. Converted to double-deck operation
3A01/09/2019Elmhurst - FoxhillFirstRevised timetable. Withdrawn between City Centre and Foxhill, and re-routed via RUH to Weston. Converted to double-deck operation.
401/09/2019Odd Down - WestonFirstFrequency reduced to every 20 mins although combined with new route of 3A a 10 minute frequency will be maintained between Weston and the City Centre via RUH. Converted to double-deck operation
501/09/2019Whiteway - Bath City CentreFirstFrequency increased during the daytime on Mondays to Fridays from every 12 minutes to every 10 minutes. Also an increased frequency on Saturday daytime.
1901/09/2019Cribbs Causeway - Bitton - BathFirstThe timetable and route revised. Route changed in Charlton Boulevard and Hambroook areas.
19A01/09/2019Cribbs Causeway - Keynsham - BathFirstThe timetable and route revised. Route changed in Charlton Boulevard and Hambroook areas.
3701/09/2019Bristol - BathFirstRevised timetable. Additional bus from Hanham to Oldfield School and Bath in the mornings, numbered 37A
3901/09/2019Bristol - BathFirstRevised timetable.
4201/09/2019Odd Down - Royal United HospitalFirstTimetable revised to meet requests from RUH staff. Last departure from RUH will be earlier at 1945.
17201/09/2019Paulton - BathFirstRoute and timetable revised. Route between Bath and Northmead Road in Midsomer Norton unchanged. After Northmead Road re-routed to omit Old Mills Tesco and travel direct along Phillis Hill to Paulton. In Paulton, bus will no longer serve Farrington Road and Downsway and is instead extended via Hallatrow Road, Hallatrow, White Cross, A37, Farrington Gurney and A362 to terminate at Old Mills Tesco. Buses towards Bath to operate the reverse of this route. This provides a direct bus from Farrington Gurney to/from Bath, and enables Service 172 passengers to travel to A37 to use Service 376.
17301/09/2019Wells - BathFirstTimetable revised.
17401/09/2019Wells - BathFirstTimetable revised.
17801/09/2019Radstock - BristolFirstRe-routed to operate via Old Mills Tesco in both directions. Timetable revised.
18501/09/2019Clutton - TrowbridgeSomerbus / CT CoachesWithdrawn between Clutton and Hallatrow. Re-routed out of Greenacres in Midsomer Norton. Change of operator to CT Coaches. Timetable revised.
28701/09/2019Bathwick Hill - Ralph Allen SchoolFaresaverRevised timetable
34901/09/2019Bristol - KeynshamAbus / FirstFinal trip to and from Bristol has been removed but is covered by Service 39 between Bristol and Keynsham Church. On two sets of Monday to Friday trips First have taken over operation from Abus (1105 & 1235 ex Bristol and 1144 & 1314 ex Bilbie Green).
37601/09/2019Bristol - StreetFirstTimetable revised.
63601/09/2019Hengrove - KeynshamSomerbus / CT CoachesChange of operator to CT Coaches. Chandag loop on afternoon trip is reversed. Wednesday afternoon timetable revised.
64001/09/2019Bishop Sutton - KeynshamSomerbus / CT CoachesChange of operator to CT Coaches. Timetable revised.
66801/09/2019Peasedown St John - BristolSomerbus / CT CoachesChange of operator to CT Coaches. On morning trip Orchard Way route reversed.
68301/09/2019Keynsham - WellsSomerbus / CT CoachesChange of operator to CT Coaches. Revised timetable.
70101/09/2019Twerton - City Centre - Sion HillCT CoachesService withdrawn.
75701/09/2019Odd Down - Midsomer NortonSomerbus / CT CoachesChange of operator to CT Coaches. Revised timetable. Withdrawn between Odd Down and Combe Hay.
A401/09/2019Bath - Bristol AirportBath Bus CompanyTimetable revised.
D101/09/2019Bath - Trowbridge - Westbury - SalisburyFirstMinor changes to timetable.
D201/09/2019Bath - FromeFirstMinor changes to timetable. Some journeys renumbered D2A to clarify route in Frome.
D301/09/2019Bath - MelkshamFirstMinor changes to timetable.
U101/09/2019Oldfield Park - City Centre - University of BathFirstTimetable change. On weekdays during term time U1 will, for the majority of the day, only operate between City Centre and University. Service U3 will provide link between Oldfield Park and Unviersity, Service 1 will provide link between Oldfield Park and City Centre. Full U1 route operates at weekends and in University holidays.
U1X01/09/2019Oldfield Park - University of BathFirstRenumbered as U3. To operate all day on weekdays during term time.
U201/09/2019Twerton - University of BathFirstOff-peak frequency reduced to every 20 minutes on Mondays to Fridays
U301/09/2019Oldfield Park - University of BathFirstReplaces Service U1X. To operate all day on weekdays during term time.
U501/09/2019Bath City Centre - Bath Spa UniversityFirstRevised timetable with additional Sunday morning journey
U601/09/2019Bath Spa University circularFirstRevised timetable with additional evening journeys.
X3101/09/2019Chippenham - BathFirstMinor timetable changes. Evening and Sunday service re-routed via Batheaston
X8601/09/2019Box - Ralph Allen SchoolFaresaverMorning trip will now commence at Post Office in Box. Revised timetable.
X3901/09/2019Bristol - BathFirstRevised timetable with peak frequency on Mondays to Fridays reduced to every 15 minutes to improve reliability.

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