Changes to bus services

Christmas and New Year bus service changes

Date Type of service Exceptions
Monday 23 December Normal school holiday services  
Christmas Eve - Tuesday 24 December Normal school holiday services
  • Lugg Valley - Saturday service. Services 489 and 507 will also operate
  • Yeomans - Saturday service. Services 440, 442 and 448 will also operate as Monday-Friday
  • The extra evening journeys on services 71, 72 and 74 after 1915 will not operate
Christmas Day - Wednesday 25 December No services  
Boxing Day - Thursday 26 December No services  
Friday 27 December Saturday services
  • Lugg Valley - Services 489 and 507 will also operate
  • Yeomans - Service 413 will also operate. The 2255 service 71B and 2335 service 74A will not operate
  • DRM, First and Sargeants - normal Monday to Friday services
  • Stagecoach West - Services 35 and 745 will operate normal school holiday services
Saturday 28 December Normal Saturday services  
Sunday 29 December Normal Sunday services  
Monday 30 December Saturday services
  • Lugg Valley - Services 489 and 507 will also operate
  • Yeomans - Service 413 will also operate, service 440 will operate to a normal Monday to Friday timetable and the extra evening journeys on services 71, 72 and 74 after 1915 will not operate
  • DRM, First and Sargeants - normal Monday to Friday services
  • Stagecoach West - Services 35 and 745 will operate normal school holiday services
New Year's Eve - Tuesday 31 December Saturday services
  • Lugg Valley - Saturday service. Services 489 and 507 will also operate
  • Yeomans - Saturday service. Services 440, 442 and 448 will also operate as Monday to Friday
  • The extra evening journeys on services 71, 72 and 74 after 1915 will not operate
New Year's Day - Wednesday 1 January No services  
Thursday 2 January Normal school holiday services resume  

Bus service changes from 5 January 2020

32 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester

  • 0635 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester journey on Mondays to Fridays retimed to depart at 0630
  • 1445 Gloucester - Ross-on-Wye journey retimed to depart at 1435 on schooldays

33 Hereford - Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester

  • 0555 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester journey on Mondays to Fridays retimed to depart at 0545
  • 0645 Gloucester - Hereford journey on Mondays to Fridays retimed to depart at 0640
  • Minor changes to departure times from Hereford Country Bus Station and Maylord Shopping Centre only

36 Hereford - Monmouth

  • Minor changes to departure times from Hereford Railway Station, Country Bus Station and Maylord Shopping Centre only
  • Route revised for journeys serving Much Dewchurch

39 Peterchurch - Hereford

  • 0930 journey starts from Peterchurch, Lewis Way not Nag's Head

40A Ross-on-Wye - Archenfield Circular

  • Minor changes to timetable

132 Ledbury - Gloucester

  • 0725 Ledbury - Gloucester journey retimed to depart at 0720

420 Bromyard - Worcester

  • 0715 journey retimed to start from Flaggoners Green, Shop at 0710

Bus service changes from 24 December 2019

From 24 December 2019, all George Youngs Coaches' local bus services subsidised by Herefordshire Council will be operated by Nick Maddy Coaches.

The following services will be affected:

  • 31 Whitchurch - Ross-on-Wye
  • 54 Bridstow - Monmouth
  • 436 Hereford - Breinton (afternoon return journey only)
  • 456 Newent - Hereford
  • 457 Newent - Hereford
  • 459 Ledbury - Ross-on-Wye
  • 478 Much Marcle - Hereford
  • 479 Much Marcle - Ledbury

Bus service changes from 4 November 2019

X3 Hereford - Abergavenny - Pontypool - Cardiff

  • Timetable revised to operate every two hours. Last journey from Hereford retimed to depart one hour later at 1820.

440 Hereford - Pontrilas - Abbeydore

  • Timetable revised to connect with the X3 service at Pontrilas.

441 Longtown - Michaelchurch Escley - Hereford

  • Morning journey revised to depart from Longtown at 1000
  • Afternoon journey revised to depart from Hereford Country Bus Station at 1315

442 Clehonger - Longtown - Abergavenny

  • Morning journey revised to depart from Clehonger at 0905
  • Afternoon journey revised to depart from Abergavenny Bus Station at 1345

Bus service changes from 14 October 2019

420 Hereford - Bromyard - Worcester

The 0715 Bromyard, Flaggoner's Green to Worcester journey operates to Dines Green Primary School and then as service 30 arriving at Worcester Bus Station at 0822. Through fares are available.

The following journeys are withdrawn:

  • 0635 Worcester - Bromyard
  • 1742 Bromyard, Flaggoner's Green - Worcester

Bus service changes from 1 September 2019

32 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester

  • Changes to timetable including withdrawal of late journey
  • Revised route into Gloucester to get closer to Gloucester Quays
  • Sunday journeys only to serve between Gloucester and Newent during the day (see service 33)

33 Hereford - Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester

  • Changes to timetable
  • Revised route into Gloucester to get closer to Gloucester Quays
    • Journeys to Hereford revised to operate via Widemarsh Street to Rail Station
    • Full 33 Sunday service to match Mondays to Saturdays
    • John Kyrle School better served for journeys to/from Hereford

34 Ross-on-Wye - Monmouth

  • Changes to timetable

35 Ross-on-Wye - Coleford - Monmouth

  • Minor changes to Mondays to Fridays timetable

36 Hereford - Monmouth

  • Changes to timetable
  • Revised to serve the Overmonnow in Monmouth on certain journeys to/from Hereford
  • Journeys to Hereford revised to operate via Widemarsh Street to Rail Station

40 Ross-on-Wye - Greytree (Circular)

  • Changes to timetable
  • Additional journey at 0850
  • Improved arrival times on service 40 for passengers to connect to 35

40A Ross-on-Wye - Tudorville

  • Changes to timetable
  • Additional journey introduced

44 Ross-on-Wye - Kings's Thorn

  • Changes to timetable
  • New service 44 school journey introduced

76A Bartonsham Circular

  • 0820 Mondays to Fridays journey from City Bus Station revised to start from Shire Hall at 0825

132 Ledbury - Gloucester

  • Changes to timetable

401, 404 Leominster - Barons Cross (Circular)

  • New service 404 Leominster, Buckfield Road, Barons Cross, Morrisons, Barons Cross, Buckfield Road, Leominster replaces withdrawn 406 service
  • Service operates every 30 minutes until lunchtime and then hourly on Mondays to Fridays
  • Saturday buses run every hour
  • Withdrawn 401 journeys replaced by service 404

402 Leominster - Ridgemoor - The Meadows

  • Service reduced in frequency from hourly to 2 hourly

403 Leominster - Southern Avenue - Newlands

  • Service reduced in frequency from hourly to 2 hourly

406 Leominster - Barons Cross (Circular)

  • Service withdrawn and replaced by new service 404

412 Broad Oak - Garway - Hereford

  • Morning journey retimed to connect with service 36 to Hereford at Wormelow
  • Afternoon School Holiday journeys withdrawn

420 Hereford - Bromyard - Worcester

  • Changes to timetable including:
  • 1420 Bromyard - Hereford on Mondays to Fridays withdrawn
  • 1615 and 1750 Worcester - Bromyard on Mondays to Fridays withdrawn
  • 1610 Hereford - Worcester on Mondays to Fridays runs to Bromyard only

469 Hereford - Bromyard - Great Whitley

  • 1610 School days only journey extended to Great Witley via Whitbourne, Knightwick and Martley

490 Leominster - Ludlow

  • Changes to timetable
  • Certain journeys on Mondays to Fridays operate via Yarpole to provide a new route to/from Leominster

496 Leominster - Pembridge - Shobdon (Circular)

  • The am/pm School days only service 496 journey withdrawn due to low usage

502 Leominster - Dilwyn - Hereford

  • Morning journey terminates at Shire Hall at 0820

746 Ross-on-Wye - Cinderford

  • Changes to timetable