Christmas & New Year buses

Our buses will run slightly differently over the Christmas & New Year period.

Cranfield Connect

Monday 20 - Thursday 23 December

  • normal weekday times on C1, C10 & C11, no buses on C5 or CX

Christmas Eve

  • normal Saturday times on C1 & C11 with early finish (see below), no buses on C5 or CX

Christmas Day & Boxing Day

  • no buses

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 December

Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 Dec

  • Saturday times on C1 & C11, no buses on C5 or CX
  • Early finish on New Year's Eve (see below)

New Year's Day

Sunday 2 & Monday 3 January 2022

  • normal Sunday service

From Tuesday 4 January, a normal service resumes on all routes. 

Last buses to run on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve will be:

  • 1735 Milton Keynes to Bedford (C1)
  • 1835 Milton Keynes to Cranfield village (C11)
  • 1935 Milton Keynes to Cranfield village (C1)
  • 1802 Bedford to Milton Keynes (C11)
  • 1900 Bedford to Cranfield University (C1)

Hertfordshire

Monday 20 - Thursday 23 December

  • Normal non-school times on 341/641, 601, 602, 635 and 653 
  • Normal university vacation times on 610/611 and 614/644
  • Normal service on shopper routes 51, H19, R9, R16 & R17
  • No buses on The Shuttle

Christmas Eve

  • Saturday times on 341/641, 601, 602, 610, 614 & 653 - some routes finish early (see below)
  • Friday times on 635, 51, H19, R9, R16 & R17 - 635 finishes early (see below)
  • No buses on The Shuttle

Christmas Day, Boxing Day

  • No buses

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 December

  • Sunday times on routes 602, 653 plus 242, 304, 357 and 404/405

Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 Dec

  • Saturday times on 341/641, 601, 602, 610, 614 & 653 - some routes finish early on New Year's Eve (see below)
  • Friday times on 635, 51, H19, R9, R16 & R17 - 635 finishes early (see below)
  • No buses on The Shuttle

New Year's Day 

  • No buses

Sunday 2 & Monday 3 January 2022

  • Sunday times on routes 602 & Tigermoth 653, plus routes 242, 304, 357 & 404/405 

From Tuesday 4 January, a normal service resumes on all routes. 

Last buses to run on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve will be:

  • 1855 Watford to Hatfield, 1820 Hatfield to Watford (602)
  • 1855 Watford Hospital to Hatfield, 1840 Hitchin to Hatfield (635)
  • 1720 Watford Hospital towards Hatfield finishes at Hatfield Business Park (1856) - doesn't run through to Hitchin
  • 1905 Welwyn Garden City to New Greens, 1842 New Greens to Welwyn Garden City (Tigermoth 653)

All other routes will run a full timetable on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. 

Northampton

Monday 20 - Friday 24 December

  • Saturday times on routes 19/19A and 21 (early finish on Christmas Eve)
  • No service on route 18 
  • Monday to Friday times on routes 17, 59 and 60

Christmas Day & Boxing Day - no buses

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 December

  • Sunday times on routes 19/19A and 21

Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 December

  • Saturday times on routes 19/19A and 21 (early finish on New Year's Eve)
  • No service on route 18 
  • Monday to Friday times on routes 17, 59 and 60

New Year's Day - no buses

Sunday 2 & Monday 3 January 2022

  • Sunday times on routes 19/19A and 21

From Tuesday 4 January, a normal service resumes on all routes. 

Last buses to run on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve will be:

  • 1808 Weston Favell to Mereway, 1825 Mereway to Little Billing (Poppy 17)
  • 1835 Waterside Campus to Scholars Green, 1845 Scholars Green to Waterside Campus (Violet 19)
  • 1852 from Blackthorn to town centre, 1855 from the town centre to Rectory Farm (Lilac 21)

Route 59/60 will run a full timetable on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.