• Start: 02/09/18 - Finish: TBC

    Last modified: 10/08/18

North Somerset timetable changes from 2nd September 2018

Date of changeService NoOperatorRouteChange
02/09/2018672Abus / Bugler CoachesBlagdon - Bristol Change of operator to CT Plus. Additional journey introduced at 1810 from Blagdon to Bristol direct via A38.
02/09/201888CarmelNailsea - Portishead - ClevedonAmendment to timetable to allow for school travel.
02/09/2018A4Bath Bus CoBath - Bristol AirportThe 0552 Keynsham (Cadbury Road) to Bristol Airport journey on Mondays to Fridays curtailed to start at Keynsham (Talbot) at 0559 instead.
02/09/20181First BusWeston Town Centre - Sand BayFollowing the end of the peak summer period, the frequency of Service 1 will be reduced from every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday.

The Sunday timetable will continue to operate up to and including Sunday 4 November 2018 and will then be withdrawn for the winter period.
02/09/201820First BusWeston super Mare - Burnham on SeaFollowing the end of the peak summer period, the frequency of Service 20 will be reduced from every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday.

The Sunday timetable will continue to operate up to and including Sunday 4 November 2018 and will then be withdrawn for the winter period.

From 5 November 2018 the winter schedule will operate with a reduced vehicle requirement and revised running times.
02/09/2018126First BusWeston super Mare - WellsFollowing a review of customer demand for travel on Sundays and Public Holidays, the timetable on these days will be withdrawn and no alternative service will be available.

The Sunday and Public Holiday timetable has not proved to be commercially viable and therefore the decision was taken to withdraw the timetable.

There are no changes to Service 126 Monday to Saturday.
02/09/2018A3First BusWeston super Mare - Bristol AirportFollowing customer requests, Service A3 will additionally serve the bus stop at St George’s Turn, which will provide improved connectivity with Bristol Airport for St George’s residents.
24/09/2018U2First Bus University of Bristol - Langford Vet SchoolAs part of First’s contract for University Bus Services with the University of Bristol, a brand new Service U2 will be introduced from 24 September 2018.

Service U2 will operate Monday to Friday every 60 minutes between 0800 and 1800 and will operate from the University of Bristol Main Campus (Queens Road) to the University of Bristol Langford Campus, operating via Hotwells, South Bristol Link and the A38.

The service operates throughout the year, however, does not operate on Public Holidays and will not operate over the Christmas and New Year period.

While Service U2 is designed primarily to provide an important inter-campus link for University of Bristol staff and students, the service is available at all times for members of the public. This means that the service will provide a number of new links from places like Langford and Redhill into Bristol.

First’s range of commercial tickets and products are generally available for use and purchase on Service U2, as well as some bespoke Service U2 only tickets.

Service U2 will be operated by double deckers, which will be branded as Bristol Unibus.

Bristol and South Glos bus service changes from 1st Sept 2018

Date of changeService NoOperatorRouteChange
02/09/20182AFirst BusBroadmead - Temple Meads - Totterdown - Knowle - WhitchurchNew service partially covering the withdrawal of the service 51 from Wessex
02/09/20183AStagecoachAston Gate - Bristol Centre – Montpelier – Aztec WestChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/20183BStagecoachBristol Centre – Horfield - Bradley Stoke – Aztec WestChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/20183CStagecoachClifton – Horfield – Aztec WestChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/20183XStagecoachBristol Centre – Redland – Horfield - Aztec WestChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/20188First BusHengrove Depot - Knowle - Totterdown - Temple Meads - Broadmead - Centre - Clifton - Clifton VillageFrequency change to every 10 minutes from every 7/8 mins (winter timetable)
02/09/201810Wessex BusLyde Green – Emersons Green – Downend – UWE – Southmead HospitalFollowing the Wessex decision to withdraw from the local bus market, South Gloucestershire Council are unable to extend the contract for the 10 service, which was awarded to Wessex on an emergency basis for one year following the withdrawal of the 18 service at the end of Aug 2017. Wherever possible South Gloucestershire Council will seek to provide an alternative solution. The alternative options for travel by public transport are summarised in the table below:

Alternative Bus services
Lyde Green M3, 86, 462
Emersons Green Sainsbury's 48, 49, 462
Mangotsfield 86, 462
Downend 48, Y2
Frenchay Hospital 19, 19A, 46, 626
UWE M3, 19, 19A, 70, 71, 72, 77
Bristol Parkway 19, 19A, 73, 77, 625, X73, Y6
Little Stoke 625
Southmead Hospital 11, 11A, 17, 24, 76, 77, 505, 506, 508, Y6

Those wishing to travel to Southmead Hospital are advised to interchange at Fishponds or Staple Hill with the 17 service, UWE with the 77 service or Bristol Parkway with the 77 or Y6 service.
Withdrawal of the service will be communicated via:
• On bus notices
• Bus stop notices
• Council website

Help with planning alternative travel options along with timetable information is available from www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33 (calls from landlines cost 10p per minute).
02/09/201811/11AWessex BusSouthmead Hospital - Westbury-on-Trym - Shirehampton (11) - Lawrence Weston (11A) - Avonmouth Change of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/201836First Bus Broadmead - Barton Hill - St Anne's - Brislington - Knowle - Hengrove Imperial Park - Hengrove DepotExtending Peak journeys from Hengrove Park to Hengrove Depot, with additional AM and PM journey for St Brendan's Sixth Form.
16/09/201842AFirst BusBristol Centre - KingswoodMonday to Friday journeys at peak times between Kingswood and the Centre are resumed after the summer period.
02/09/201846First BusYate – Coalpit Heath – Winterbourne – Bristol CentreThis service is being replaced by services Y3 and Y4, please see these services for more information.
02/09/201847First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Coalpit Heath – Downend – Bristol CentreThis service is being replaced by services Y1 and Y2, please see these services for more information.
16/09/201848First BusEmersons Green – Downend – Fishponds – Bristol CentreTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
16/09/201848AFirst BusUWE Frenchay Campus – Blackberry Hill – Fishponds – Bristol CentreTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
16/09/201849First BusEmersons Green – Mangotsfield – Staple Hill – Bristol CentreTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201850First BusBroadmead - Temple Meads - Knowle - Whitchurch - Hengrove Park - Hengrove DepotExtending all journeys to start and terminate from Hengrove Park to Hengrove Depot.
01/09/201851Wessex BusBroadmead - Temple Meads - Totterdown - Knowle - Whitchurch - Hengrove ParkService withdrawn. A First Bus service 2A will replace the majority of the route.
02/09/201852Bristol Community Transport (CT Plus)Broadmead - Redcliffe - Bedminster - Highridge - Hartcliffe - Imperial Park - Hengrove Park. Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201860Stagecoach Thornbury – Charfield – Wotton-under-Edge – Dursley - GloucesterFirst journey Monday to Friday at 0629 will now start at Thornbury Rock Street instead of Charfield towards Gloucester, other journeys amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201862StagecoachGloucester – Berkeley – Falfield – Thornbury – Bristol CentreMonday to Friday 1418 journey from Gloucester/Berkeley will now route through Thornbury and Filton instead of M5/M4/M32. Other journeys amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route on other journeys.
16/09/201870First BusUWE Frenchay Campus – Filton Avenue – Cromwell Road – Bristol Centre – Bristol Temple MeadsThe Monday to Friday University schedule will be reinstated, which sees the frequency of buses increased to every 15 minutes throughout the day. No change to route.
16/09/201871First BusUWE Frenchay Campus – Filton Avenue – Gloucester Road – Bristol Centre – UWE Bower Ashton CampusThe Monday to Friday University schedule will be reinstated, which sees the frequency of buses increased to every 15 minutes throughout the day. No change to Route.
02/09/201875First BusCribbs Causeway - Patchway - Bristol Centre - HengroveTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201876First BusCribbs Causeway – Henbury – Bristol Centre – HengroveTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201877StagecoachThornbury Town Service – Almondsbury – Bristol Parkway – UWE - Southmead Hospital – Bristol CentreA number of changes have been made to this route following requests from passengers and residents.
There will be a change of route around the town the new route will start at Thornbury Health centre via Eastland Rd, Gloucester Rd, Morton Way, Primrose Drive, Crossways Rd, Easton Hill Rd, Oakleaze Rd, Gillingstool, Rock St, High St, Midland Way, Rock St, Streamleaze, Avon Way, Grovesend Rd toward A38 (outbound).
Inbound journeys from Bristol will also serve Tesco and from Rock street will use Gillingstool, Oakleaze Rd, Easton Hill Rd and Eastland Rd to Thornbury Health Centre.
This service will not serve Manor Walk, Parkland Way, Butt Lane, Severn View Rd, Orchard Ave, St David’s Rd, Sibland Way and Alveston Hill.
The service will now serve UWE Frenchay Campus, from Great Stoke Way this service will use A4174, Coldharbour Lane, UWE Frenchay Campus, Long Mead, Long Down Avenue, Romney Avenue, Gainsborough Square, Constable Road, Lockleaze, Wessex Avenue, Dorian Road towards Southmead Hospital in both directions. This service will not serve Station Road or Southmead Road.
There is no change to the frequency of this service which will be every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday.
02/09/201882StagecoachChipping Sodbury – Yate – Winterbourne – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs Causeway – Southmead HospitalThis service is being replaced by service Y6, please see this service for more information.
02/09/201884StagecoachYate – Wickwar – W-u-E – Hawkesbury Upton – Yate0605 Monday to Friday journey from Yate will now start at 0650 from Wotton-under Edge. 1935 Monday to Friday journey from Yate Stover Road will now start at 1940 from Yate Shopping Centre, other journeys amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/201886StagecoachYate – Emersons Green– Kingswood – Kingswood Courtney RoadRoute change due to the development of Lyde Green, the service will now use Jenner Boulevard and Willowherb Road instead of Feynman Way and Acorn Drive. The timetable has been amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.
02/09/2018177First BusMidsomer Norton - BristolThe 0903 journey from Midsomer Norton to Bristol withdrawn
02/09/2018178First BusRadstock - BristolThe 1925 (Mondays to Fridays) and 1910 (Saturdays) Bristol to Radstock journeys withdrawn. Other minor changes to timetable.
02/09/2018228FaresaverColerne – Marshfield – Bath0910 journey from Marshfield now moved to start at 0925 arriving in Bath at 10:20. No change to route.
02/09/2018411StagecoachSevern Beach – Easter Compton - Thornbury Castle SchoolChange of operator from South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach to Stagecoach, change of timetable due to different school start and finishing times, no change to the route.
02/09/2018432StagecoachLongwell Green – North Common - Willsbridge – Keynsham – Wellsway SchoolChange of operator from South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach to Stagecoach, change of timetable due to different school start and finishing times, no change to the route.
02/09/2018508StagecoachSouthmead Hospital - Shirehampton Change of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/2018513StagecoachKnowle - St Anne's - Broom Hill - BrislingtonChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/2018514StagecoachKnowle - St Anne's - Broom Hill - BrislingtonChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/2018515StagecoachStockwood - Hengrove - Whitchurch - Hengrove Park - Imperial Park Change of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, no change to timetable or route.
02/09/2018625StagecoachCribbs Causeway –– Severn Beach – Bristol Parkway – UWE Frenchay CampusChange of operator from Wessex Bus to Stagecoach, Sunday and bank holiday timetable amended to include additional journey from Cribbs Causeway to Severn Beach at 0937 and Severn Beach to Cribbs Causeway at 1718. Frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/2018628StagecoachCribbs Causeway – Pilning – Severn BeachRenumbered as service 625.
02/09/2018672Abus / Bugler CoachesBlagdon - BristolChange of operator to CT Plus. Additonal journey introduced at 1810 from Blagdon to Bristol direct via A38
01/09/2018903First Bus Long Ashton P&R - Bristol City CentreService withdrawn and replaced by the new MetroBus service m2.
02/09/2018922SGB&C Milbury Heath – Falfield – Cromhall – Tytherington – Castle SchoolService now starts at Milbury Heath at 0805 arriving at Castle School at 0833 Via Falfield, Tortworth, Cromhall, Tytherington. Afternoon service starts at 1535 at Castle School with the route travelling in the opposite direction serving Milbury Heath first.
02/09/2018924SGB&C Hallen – St Peters PrimaryChange of operator from Acorn to South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach. No change to timetable or route.
02/09/2018966SGB&C Falfield – Milbury Heath – Castle SchoolRenumbered and merged into service 922, please see service 922 for more information.
02/09/2018963Eurotaxis Patchway – Bradley Stoke - Winterbourne AcademyChange of school times, morning journey starts at 0740 from Patchway Road Shops, afternoon journeys depart from Winterbourne Academy School at 1450. No change to route.
02/09/2018A4Bath Bus CoBath - Bristol AirportThe 0552 Keynsham (Cadbury Road) to Bristol Airport journey on Mondays to Fridays curtailed to start at Keynsham (Talbot) at 0559 instead.
The service will also no longer serve Lakeshore Drive stop in Hengrove (Bristol)
02/09/2018M2First BusLong Ashton P&R - Spike Island - Redcliffe - Broadmead - Centre.New service from 2nd Sept, will operate every 10/12 minutes, Monday - Saturday.
16/09/2018M3First BusEmersons Green – UWE – Bristol CentreIntroduction of Sunday and bank holiday service operating every 30 minutes between UWE Frenchay Campus and Bristol Centre.
New late evening/early morning journeys Monday to Saturday every 20 minutes between UWE Frenchay Campus and Bristol Centre. Last journey from Bristol Centre at 0412.
Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same during the day Monday to Saturdays. No change to route.
02/09/2018T1First BusThornbury – Bradley Stoke – Bristol CeTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
02/09/2018T2First BusThornbury – Almondsbury - Cribbs Causeway – Filton – Bristol CentreTimetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.
16/09/2018U3First BusUWE – Bristol CentreNew service between UWE Frenchay to Bristol Centre via Coldharbour Lane. Service operates Monday to Friday every 20 minutes during the day and more regularly during peak times. Metrobus service M3 operates from UWE to Bristol Centre on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.
02/09/2018X46First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Iron Acton – Winterbourne – Bristol CentreThis service is being replaced by services Y3 and Y4, please see these services for more information.
02/09/2018X47First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Coalpit Heath – Bristol CentreThis service is being replaced by services Y1 and Y2, please see these services for more information.
02/09/2018X49First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Pucklechurch – Staple Hill – Bristol CentreThis service is being replaced by service Y5, please see this service for more information.
02/09/2018Y1First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Coalpit Heath – M32 – Bristol CentreNew service providing a 30 minute frequency Monday to Saturday and every 60 minutes Sunday and Public Holidays. This service will follow the old 47 route around Chipping Sodbury, Yate and Coalpit Heath. The Y1 will then be express into Bristol Centre via the A4174 and M32. This service will terminate in Colston Street, Bristol and does not serve Bristol Bus Station.
02/09/2018Y2First BusYate – Coalpit Heath – Downend – Fishponds - Bristol CentreNew service providing a 60 minute frequency Monday to Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays. During the day this service starts at Yate Shopping Centre and follows the old 47 route past Coalpit Heath, Downend and Fishponds, The Y2 terminates at Bristol Bus Station. This service will follow the existing 47 route around Chipping Sodbury, Yate and Coalpit Heath in the evenings.
02/09/2018Y3First BusYate – North Yate – Yate – Iron Acton – Winterbourne – BristolNew service will follow the same route as the X46 from Bristol Bus Station to Iron Acton, from Iron Acton the route will travel along Iron Acton Way, Greenways Road, Cranleigh Court Road, Station road to Yate Bus Station.
The service will then operate a one way loop around North Yate serving Goose Green Way, Randolph Avenue, Eastfield Drive, Peg Hill, Gravel Hill Road, Greenways Road, Church Road and Station Road back to Yate Shopping Centre then continuing its route to Bristol Bus Station. Route will not serve Halifax Road
Service will operate every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday only. Evening Services for North Yate will be provided by the Y4 from 19:15pm onwards.
02/09/2018Y4First BusYate – Coalpit Heath – Winterbourne – Frenchay – Bristol Bus StationNew service will follow the same route as the 46 from Bristol Bus Station to Yate Rail station. The service will then use Station Road to Yate Bus Station for a more direct service between areas in Coalpit Heath/Winterbourne and Yate Shopping Centre. Route will not serve Cranleigh Court Road (services 202 and 622 still use this road), Greenways Road or Church Road in Yate. Service will operate every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays. This service will also provide an evening service for North Yate as per the one-way loop detailed above.
02/09/2018Y5First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Pucklechurch – Staple Hill – Bristol CentreNew service will follow the same route as the X49, this service will operate every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday and 120 minutes Sundays and Bank Holidays.
02/09/2018Y6First BusChipping Sodbury – Yate – Winterbourne – Bristol Parkway – Cribbs Causeway – Southmead HospitalNew service will follow the same route as the 82, Service will operate every 60 minutes Monday to Saturday and 120 minutes Sundays and Bank Holidays.

B&NES bus service changes from 1st Sept 18

Date of changeService NumberOperatorRouteChange
01.09.18663, 664, 665CT CoachesKeynsham & Saltford local servicesChange of operator to CT Plus and minor change to timetable.
02.09.181FirstBath - SouthdownFrequency increased on Mondays to Fridays during Autumn and Winter
02.09.182FirstBath - Combe DownExtended into Mulberry Park development. Buses will stop at stop Bh in Dorchester Street instead of Bk
02.09.185FirstBath - WhitewayFrequency increased on Mondays to Fridays during Autumn and Winter
02.09.186, 6A, 7FirstBath - Fairfield Park & LarkhallMinor changes to timetable
02.09.188FirstBath - KingswayMinor changes to timetable
02.09.1810FirstUniversity of Bath - City CentreNew commercial service between University of Bath and Bath Abbey via Bathwick Hill and North Parade Road, running every half-hour on Mondays to Fridays between 0900 and 1730. Operated by First.
02.09.1820FirstUniversity of Bath - TwertonNew supported service operated by First replacing part of services 20A and 20C, between University of Bath and Twerton (Wedgwood Road) via Widcombe Hill, City Centre, Julian Road, Weston, Southlands, RUH, Windsor Bridge, Brougham Hayes, Oldfield Park, Lymore Avenue, Shophouse Road, Twerton, Watery Lane, Shaws Way and Poolemead Road. Buses will not operate via Sainsbury's at Green Park. On school days, one morning journey will continue beyond University of Bath to Ralph Allen School and one afternoon journey will start at Ralph Allen School. Buses will run hourly on Mondays to Saturdays, except evenings. Buses towards University of Bath will stop at stop Bh in Dorchester Street instead of stop Bk.
02.09.18172FirstBath - WellsThe 2255 journey from Bath to Wells on Mondays to Saturdays re-routed at Hallatrow to operate via High Littleton, Hobbs Wall, Farmborough, Timsbury and High Littleton and then on to Wells.
02.09.18177FirstMidsomer Norton - BristolThe 0903 journey from Midsomer Norton to Bristol withdrawn
02.09.18178FirstRadstock - BristolThe 1925 (Mondays to Fridays) and 1910 (Saturdays) Bristol to Radstock journeys withdrawn. Other minor changes to timetable.
02.09.18179FirstWrithlington - BathThe 1940 Bath to Writhlington (Mondays to Saturdays) and 2300 Bath to Writhington (Fridays & Saturdays) journeys withdrawn. Partial replacement by extension of one late evening journey on service 172 to High Littleton, Farmborough and Timsbury (see above).
02.09.18228FaresaverColerne - BathMinor changes to timetable
02.09.18672Abus / Bugler CoachesBlagdon - BristolChange of operator to CT Plus. Additonal journey introduced at 1810 from Blagdon to Bristol direct via A38
02.09.18754B&NES Passenger TransportHinton Blewett - RadstockAdditional journeys to operate between Clutton and Radstock on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 1002 Clutton to Radstock and 1230 Radstock to Clutton, as partial replacement for this section of service 768. Minor changes to timetable of existing Monday journeys.
02.09.18768CT CoachesClutton - BathWithdrawn between Clutton and Midsomer Norton (Tesco) but additional journeys introduced on service 754 as a partial replacement - see above. Service 185 also provides this link on Thursdays. Midsomer Norton Dial-a-Ride also serves this area. Timetable for the remainder of the route between Midsomer Norton and Bath revised.
02.09.18991AbusHengrove - Broadlands SchoolMinor change of route in Whitchurch
02.09.18A4Bath Bus CoBath - Bristol AirportThe 0552 Keynsham (Cadbury Road) to Bristol Airport journey on Mondays to Fridays curtailed to start at Keynsham (Talbot) at 0559 instead.
02.09.18D2FirstBath - FromeMinor changes to timetable
02.09.18U1FirstOldfield Park - University of BathRe-routed between Corn Street and Bathwick Hill via Churchill Bridge, Rossiter Road and Pulteney Road instead of City Centre. New service 10 will provide a replacement between the University of Bath and the City Centre on Mondays to Fridays. During University terms, the night buses between 2400 and 0600 will operate round the Lower Oldfield Park loop in the opposite direction to normal (i.e. eastbound instead of westbound)
02.09.18U1XFirstOldfield Park - University of BathIncorporated into revised service U1.
02.09.18U2FirstUniversity of Bath circularRoute amended to operate in a loop from University of Bath via Combe Down, Odd Down, Rush Hill, Englishcombe Lane, Coronation Avenue, Lymore Avenue, Shophouse Road, Twerton High Street, Watery Lane, Shaws Way, Poolemead Road, Wedgewood Road, Kelston View, North Way, Whiteway Circle, Mount Road, Southdown, Rush Hill, Odd Down and Combe Down back to University of Bath. To operate every 15 - 20 minutes on Mondays to Fridays during University terms, hourly on Mondays to Fridays during University holidays, and hourly on Saturdays throughout the year. Replaces parts of current servicess 20A, 20C and RA4 but does not serve Hawthorn Grove in Foxhill. One afternoon journey operates via Ralph Allen School grounds to pick up on school days. The holiday and Saturday service will be provided with financial support from B&NES Council.
02.09.18U5FirstBath - Bath Spa UniversityTimetable revised
02.09.18U6FirstOldfield Park - Bath Spa UniversityTimetable revised
02.09.18X67FaresaverBath - FromeTimetable revised
02.09.18X72FaresaverBath - EastertonTimetable revised

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