Changes to bus services

Covid-19 bus timetables

Many bus services have now returned to pre-Covid timetables. View services which continue to run to a reduced level or remain suspended.

A438 road closure update - Service 446

Thursday 22 October and Friday 23 October 2020

Please note that on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 October service 446 will be diverted via Brobury between Staunton and Letton and therefore these communities will be served on these days during the closure of the A438 at Tin Hill.

Road closure - Service 453

Monday 26 October 2020

The road through Haugh Wood between Mordiford and Woolhope will be closed on this date between 0900 and 1600 and therefore there will be temporary changes to the 453 timetable on this day only.

The 0916 journey from Fownhope will operate via the B4224, A449, A417 and A438 to Sufton Rise and Mordiford. The bus will depart from Sufton Rise, Mordiford and Hampton Bishop 45 minutes later than usual. Woolhope will not be served.

The 1000 journey from Hereford and the 1037 from Fownhope will not operate.

The 1230 departure from Hereford will operate as far as Sufton Rise only and the 1312 journey from Fownhope will not operate.

The 1400 departure from Hereford will operate through to Fownhope.

The 1525 departure from Hereford will operate as far as Sufton Rise only and the 1607 journey from Fownhope will not operate.

B4348 road closures - Services T14 and 39

Monday 26 October - Friday 6 November 2020

Due to partial closures of the B4348 in the Golden Valley for road resurfacing works, Stagecoach service T14 will be operating an alternative route via the A438 between 0900 and 1700 on weekdays Monday 26 October – Friday 6 November 2020.

Cusop, Dorstone, Peterchurch and Kingstone will not be served by the T14 service during these times.

Yeomans Travel will however operate a shopping service to Hereford on weekdays Monday 26 October - Wednesday 4 November to the times shown below:

Service 39 temporary timetable
Monday to Friday
Peterchurch, Lewis Way 0930 Hereford, Country Bus Station 1410
Peterchurch, Crossways 0932 Hereford, Maylords Orchard 1412
Dorstone, Green 0940 Hereford, Broad Street 1415
Hardwicke Turn 0945 Belmont, Tesco 1420
Belmont, Tesco 1020 HardwickeTurn 1455
Hereford, Bridge Street 1025 Dorstone, Green 1502
Hereford, Country Bus Station 1030 Peterchurch, Lewis Way 1508
    Peterchurch, Crossways  

Subject to the works being completed on schedule, service 39 will revert to its normal route on Thursday 5 November and the T14 on Monday 9 November 2020.

A40 road closures - Services 33 and 746

Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October and Monday 2 November to Friday 6 November 2020

Due to a partial closure of the A40 for road resurfacing works Stagecoach West services 33 and 746 will be operating an alternative route via Bromsash and Upton Bishop from Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2020 between 0900 and 1700 and Monday 2 November – Friday 6 November 2020 between 0930 and 1530. Hildersley, Ryeford and Weston-under-Penyard will not be served during this time.

Wilton Road, Ross-on-Wye road closures - Services 33 and 44

Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October 2020

A section of Wilton Road in Ross-on-Wye will be closed from Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2020. Service 33 will operate via the A49 and Ledbury Road, and will not be able to serve bus stops in Greytree Road, Edde Cross Street or Wilton Road.

Road closure affecting services 476 and 876

Due to the closure of the A438 at Tarrington for resurfacing between 12 and 16 October 2020, services 476 and 876 will follow a diversionary route between 0900 and 1700.

Buses from Hereford will operate via the normal route to Stoke Edith, then via A4103, Newtown Crossroads and A417 to Trumpet Inn.

Buses from Ledbury will follow the reverse of the above route.

Afternoon buses from St Mary's and Bishops High Schools will turn right at Trumpet to serve Poolend, Garbrook and Tarrington.

Covid-19 bus timetables

Many bus services have now returned to pre-Covid timetables. Services which continue to run to a reduced level or remain suspended are shown below.

Due to the requirement for all school and college students to return to education from September 2020 and the need to maintain social distancing on all bus services open to the general public, capacity will be increased on certain services by:

  • Additional journeys being provided
  • Journeys being changed to 'Schools services' where only school and college students may travel and social distancing is not mandatory

Bus timetables search and journey planning

You can also call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 for advice on local and national bus services or visit www.traveline.info for journey planning and timetable information. 

Changes to bus services from Monday 28 September 2020

DRM

420 Hereford - Bromyard - Worcester
469 Bromyard - Hereford
  • From 1 September 2020, the morning shopping journey starts from Winslow Road at 0900
  • From 1 September 2020, the 0730 journey from Bromyard Tower Hill operates as service 869 and is open only to school and college students 469 Hereford Covid-19 timetable
476 Ledbury - Hereford

First

674 Bromyard - Ledbury, John Masefield School
  • From 1 September 2020, School and College students only may travel on this service
675/6 Great Malvern - Ledbury, John Masefield School
  • From 1 September 2020, School and College students only may travel on the following journeys:
    • 676 0800 Wyche Cutting - Ledbury
    • 675 0805 Great Malvern - Ledbury
    • 676 1525 Ledbury - Great Malvern
    • 675 1550 Ledbury - Wyche Cutting - journey retimed to depart at 1525

Lugg Valley Travel

492 Leominster - Hereford
  • From 1 September 2020, 2-hourly service restored
  • Additional journeys run from Leominster at 0930 on Monday to Friday and from Hereford at 1745 on Monday to Friday
  • 0800 journey from Leominster re-times to depart at 0745 on School Days
  • 1645 journey from Hereford re-timed to depart at 1715 on Saturdays 492 Leominster - Hereford Covid-19 timetable

Sargeants Bros

461 Llandrindod Wells - Kington - Hereford
462 Llandrindod Wells - Kington - Hereford#
861 Kington - Hereford (College Service)
862 Weobley High School - Hereford (School service)

Stagecoach in South Wales

X3 Cardiff - Abergavenny - Hereford

Normal Monday to Saturday service reinstated except following journeys are suspended:

T14 Cardiff - Brecon - Hay-on-Wye - Hereford

Yeomans Travel

The following services currently remain suspended:

  • 72A/72B/72C, 76 and 79A (Sundays)
71/71A/71B Credenhill - Hereford
  • From 1 September 2020, a 30 minute frequency is restored Monday to Friday and service 71A reinstated
  • From 4 September 2020, all service 71A journeys do NOT serve Westfaling Street or White Horse Street but instead run up Wordsworth Road from Whitecross, turn at the Green Lanes roundabout and return down to Whitecross.
  • From 6 September 2020, a limited Sunday service is restored 71 Hereford - Credenhill Covid-19 emergency timetable
72 Bobblestock via Moor Farm
74/74A Newton Farm - Hereford
  • From 1 September 2020, 20 minute frequency introduced all day Monday to Saturday with later journeys
  • 74A withdrawn with Hunderton served by improved service 75
  • From 6 September 2020, a limited Sunday service is restored 74 Hereford - Newton Farm Covid-19 timetable
74S Newton Farm-Hereford-St Mary's RC High School
75 Hampton Park/Belmont - Hereford
75S Hereford - St Mary's RC High School
76 Bartonsham - Hereford Circular
  • Service 76 is suspended. For other buses between Hereford and Bartonsham see service 76A
77/77A Bobblestock Circular
78/78A/78X Hereford - Putson and Rotherwas
79A Hereford - Putson and Redhill
  • From 1 September 2020, improved service 79A is introduced. See service 88/88A timetable
79S Hereford - St Mary's RC High School
  • The 0825 79S journey from Shire Hall to St Mary’s is not restricted to use by students
81/81A College Green - Hereford
88/88A The Pastures -  Putson - Red Hill - Hereford
440 Abbeydore – Ewyas Harold – Pontrilas
  • From 1 September 2020, pre-Covid timetable reinstated to connect with reinstated journeys on X3 service. Full details to follow
  • Includes at college times: 1700 Pontrilas to Abbeydore journey, connecting with 1620 X3 Hereford Country Bus Station to Pontrilas journey
449 Madley - Clehonger - Hereford
453 Fownhope - Hereford
454 Hereford - Holme Lacy

Bus service changes from 2 March 2020

453 Hereford - Woolhope - Fownhope

The Flooding Emergency Timetable for service 453 has been revised to serve Hampton Bishop following the re-opening of the B4224 between Mordiford Bridge and Hampton Park.

453 Hereford - Woolhope - Fownhope Flooding emergency timetable


Bus service changes from 24 February 2020

420 Bromyard - Worcester

0710 journey retimed to start from Flaggoners Green, Shop at 0700

453 Hereford - Woolhope - Fownhope

454 Hereford - Holme Lacy

Flooding Emergency Timetables have been announced for bus services 453 and 454 serving the affected areas of Fownhope, Mordiford, Holme Lacy, and Hampton Bishop (subject to the reopening of Mordiford Bridge). The temporary timetables will operate from Monday 24 February 2020 and continue until the B4224 reopens between Holme Lacy Bridge and Fownhope.


Bus service changes from 20 January 2020

401 Barons Cross - Leominster

The following commercially operated journey withdrawn on school days only:

  • 0930 Barons Cross - Leominster

404 Leominster - Barons Cross - Morrisons Store (Circular)

The following commercially operated journeys withdrawn on school days only:

  • 1003 Leominster - Morrisons - Leominster
  • 1103 Leominster - Morrisons - Leominster
  • 1203 Leominster - Morrisons - Leominster

490 Leominster - Ludlow

The following commercially operated journeys withdrawn on Mondays to Saturdays:

  • 0935 Leominster - Ludlow
  • 1015 Ludlow - Leominster

492 Leominster - Hereford

The 1600 Leominster - Hereford journey retimed to depart at 1630 on college days and not serve Moreton-on-Lugg village or Hereford Railway Station.

The following commercially operated journey withdrawn on Mondays to Fridays:

  • 0815 Leominster - Hereford

For timetables including the above changes, please visit the Traveline Midlands website and select 'Find a timetable'.


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 school days

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