Service disruption and stop closures

These are updated Monday to Friday only and are subject to change so please check these pages before you travel.

If your bus service isn't listed and you think it is disrupted, contact your bus company.

For home to school services, visit the school bus problems page.

Changes to bus services due to COVID-19

In order to keep bus services operating during the ongoing pandemic with reduced staff and passengers numbers, bus companies are making significant changes to their timetables. You can see if your service is affected on the bus timetables pages

Travelling Safely

Please see the latest government guidance for travelling safely on public transport during the current crisis. Please note that it is now mandatory to wear a face covering on all bus and train journeys and in Transport Hubs such as the bus stations in Aylesbury and High Wycombe. Please make sure you take one with you when travelling.

Aylesbury Bus Station

To help with social distancing all buses that usually come into Aylesbury Bus Station will drop passengers off at a temporary stop on Great Western Street. Departures will continue from the normal bay, however, you may wish to use an alternative stop outside the bus station, please see options listed below.

Stops G1 and G2 on Great Western Street are currently suspended and services which normally run from these will depart from outside The Gym, at the junction of Great Western Street and Walton Street instead.

Please consider using one of the following town centre stops for your journey:

• Exchange Street
• High Street
• New Street
• White Hill/Oxford Road (alighting only)
• Friarage Road
• Railway Station
• Walton Street

These measures are due to the bus station's layout of an enclosed waiting room and restricted boarding areas. Please see our Where to board your bus poster to see which stops your bus serves. 

Monday 19 to Sunday 25 October 2020

Bus Diversions

Whielden Street/Whielden Lane, Amersham, Monday 18 May to Monday 30 November. Due to a road closure buses will need to divert via the A413 and Gore Hill and will not serve stops on The Broadway, Whielden Street or the Hospital stops on Whielden Lane. For passengers needing to travel to Amersham Hospital a shuttle bus will operate between Gore Hill and the Hospital. Please see the Amersham Hospital shuttle timetable for details.

Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill, Monday 6 July to Friday 30 October. Due to urgent bridge repairs this road will be closed during this period. From Leighton Buzzard, bus route 162 will divert via Stoke Hammond, the A4146 and Galley Lane, entering Great Brickhill from the north, serving stops on Rotten Row and Pound Hill and then turning up Lower Road to resume the journey to Bletchley (and vice versa towards Leighton Buzzard). The 'Three Locks' stops will not be served during this time.

Buckingham Road, Bletchley, Monday 6 July to Monday 7 December. Due to East-West Rail works by the bridge this road will be closed during this period and Z&S Transport route 50 will divert. From Buckingham Road, the buses will travel via Sherwood Drive, Whalley Drive, Rickley Lane, Whaddon Way, Watling Street and Standing Way to rejoin the normal route at Saxon Street (and vice versa). As such this service will not serve Bletchley Bus Station, passengers for here are advised to alight at the 'Railway Station' stops on Sherwood Drive and follow the signs to the bus station. 

Missenden Road/Church Street, Chesham, Monday 24 August to Wednesday 23 December. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works on this junction the 177 Tuesday and Thursday bus will divert during this period. After serving Hyde Heath buses will turn back round at the junction with Frieth Hill and will not serve stops on Missenden Road or Church Street.

Horton Road, Ivinghoe, Monday 5 October to Friday 27 November. Due to works on the canal bridge this road will be closed during this period. After picking up at Ivinghoe the Green the school time 164 journeys will divert via the B488, upper Icknield Way, Vicarage Road, Cheddington Road and resuming normal route at High Street Cheddington. Please see the revised timetable for service 883. Please note routes will not be able to serve stops on Horton Road, Station Road, Ivinghoe or Cheddington Station.

Station Road, Marsh Gibbon,  Friday 16 October to Tuesday 3 November (24/7). Due to East-West rail works near the Rail bridge this road will be closed on these days. Bus routes 16 and 18 will run as normal to Twyford then turn at 'The Crown' and travel into Marsh Gibbon via Chardon, as such the 'Manor House' stops on Bicester Road, Twyford and the 'Poundon Turn' stops will not be served on these days.

Addison Road, Lynton Road and Lyndhurst Road, Chesham, Monday 19 October, 9.30am to 3.30pm. Due Transport for Buckinghamshire works on these roads bus routes 1A and 78 will divert and will not serve stops on these streets or the 'Windsor Road' stop on Upper Belmont Road. The nearest served stops are on Berkhamstead Road or the 'Hope Church' stops on Upper Belmont Road.

Vale Road, Chesham and Cholesbury Lane, Buckland, Monday 19 to Friday 23 October. Due to these two road closures for Thames Water works bus routes 149 and 194 will divert as follows:

149 will run between St Leonards and Chesham via Bellingdon in both directions and will not serve Buckland, Cholesbury and Hawridge.

194 will run via Bellingdon turning along Rays Hill to serve the Cholesbury Cricket Ground stops and resume route to Wiggington and Tring and will not serve Hawridge, Buckland Common and St Leonards.

Station Road, Quainton, Monday 19 October 2020 to July 2021. Due to works by HS2 this road will be closed between the A41 and the Crossroads junction with Quainton Road. Bus route 16 will travel into Quainton from Waddesdon via Quainton Road in both directions during this period.

Spinfield Lane, Marlow, Monday 19 to Saturday 31 October. Due to utility works on this road bus routes 155 and 160 will not be able to serve Spinfield Lane, Terrington Hill or Barnards Hill during this period. 

Heath End Road, Great Kingshill, Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 October. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed between Copes Road and Spurlands End Road. Arriva's 41 service will divert via Copes Road and the two stops on Spurlands End Road (between Copes Rd and Heath End Road) and the stops on Heath End Road will not be served on these days.

Tilehouse Lane, Denham, Wednesday 21 October, 9.30am to 3.30pm. Due to urgent Transport for Buckinghamshire works part of this road will be closed between these times. Bus route 581 will not be able to serve the Wyatts Covert stop.

Bus Stop Suspensions 

Aylesbury Road, Wendover, Tuesday 18 August to Sunday 25 October. Due to works on behalf of UKPN the 'Village Gate' stop for journeys towards Aylesbury, will be suspended during this period. The nearest alternatives is the 'Nursing home' stop on Worlds End Lane or the 'Castle Park Farm' stop on Aylesbury Road.

Oxford Road, Denham, Monday 12 to Friday 23 October. Due to works in the vicinity the two 'Oakside' stops will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the 'Knighton Way Lane' stops instead.

Station Road, Bourne End, Monday 19 to Friday 23 October. Due to Cadent Gas works the two 'St Mark's Church' stops will be suspended on these dates. Passengers are advised to use the 'Railway Station' stops instead.

London Road, High Wycombe, Monday 19 to Wednesday 28 October. Due to utility works the two 'Hatter's Lane' stops will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the 'Chestnut Avenue' stops instead, these are located on the London Road, closer to the town centre.

Hughenden Avenue, High Wycombe, Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 October. Due to Thames Water works the two 'Brindley Avenue' stops will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the stops on the Pastures or Brunel Road instead.

Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 October. Due to Thames Water works the two 'West Street' stops will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the 'Southern Road' stop for journeys towards town or the stop opposite the Royal Bucks Hospital or just before Henley's roundabout for journeys back from town.

Totteridge Lane, High Wycombe, Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 October. Due to Thames Water works the 'Dolphin PH' stop for journeys towards the town centre will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the 'Totteridge Lane' stop near the Totteridge Drive junction.

A416 Amersham Road/Chesham Road, Amersham, Wednesday 21 October, 9.30am to 11.30pm. Due to repairs to a sewer cover the two 'Copperkins Lane' stops will be suspended at these times. Passengers are advised to use the next stops along Amersham Road (near the junction with North Road) instead.

Longbottom Lane, Seer Green, Wednesday 21 October, 8am to 4pm. Due to Affinity Water works the two 'Railway Station' stops will be suspended. Two temporary waiting places will be signed just outside the works area and passengers are advised to wait there and hail to the driver.

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