Christmas 2023

It's nearly Christmas! We know that you all want to know what our services will be doing over the Festive period as you visit family and friends and enjoy the delights of shopping, socialising and over-indulging!

We have now finalised our Christmas timetables for each route and the detailed information is below. You can also see a summary of what the service level is during the holidays.

The summary by day below shows what the rough service level will be on each day throughout the whole Christmas period. The route-by-route information shows exactly what your service is doing and contains timetables from days which are non-standard!

summary by day

The information below shows a brief summary of what is happening on our buses - in general. The full information route-by-route is at the bottom of the page.

Christmas Eve (Sun 24 Dec)

Generally, most buses are on normal Sunday service with an early finish around 7/8pm. This is except emerald 5 and 6, purple 17, claret 21 and yellow 26 which will have extra buses until around 11pm.

Christmas Day (Mon 25 Dec)

Special service on Flightline 703 - buses run hourly between Slough and Heathrow Terminal 5 between 4am and 11pm.

No buses on all other routes - all our employees will be having a well earned rest!

Boxing Day (Tues 26 Dec)

Most services will have a special service based on their public holiday times. Buses will run from around 9am until around 6pm.

Weds 27/Thurs 28/Fri 29 Dec/Sat 30 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables. Hospital park & ride 300 and route 9 will run as a weekday service.

Sun 31 Dec

Most services will run to their Sunday timetables, with extra late night buses on purple 17.

Mon 1 Jan 2024

Most services will be on their Sunday timetables. 

Tues 2 Jan 

Buses return to their normal timetables.

your route-by-route guides

Click on your route below to find the day-by-day guide plus last buses on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day timetables (plus New Year's Eve timetable for purple 17).

route timetable
jet black 1 click here for Christmas times
lime 2/2a click here for Christmas times
leopard 3 click here for Christmas times
lion 4/X4 click here for Christmas times
emerald 5 click here for Christmas times
emerald 6/6a click here for Christmas times
9 click here for Christmas times
ruby 10 click here for Christmas times
bronze 11 click here for Christmas times
orange 13/14 click here for Christmas times
sky blue 15 click here for Christmas times
sky blue 16 click here for Christmas times
purple 17 click here for Christmas times
little oranges 19a/b/c click here for Christmas times
claret 21 click here for Christmas times
pink 22 click here for Christmas times
berry 23/24 click here for Christmas times
pink 25 click here for Christmas times
yellow 26 click here for Christmas times
little berries 27/29 click here for Christmas times
royal blue 33 click here for Christmas times
buzz 42 click here for Christmas times
greenwave 50 click here for Christmas times
hospital 300 click here for Christmas times
Winnersh 500 click here for Christmas times
Mereoak 600 / 650 click here for Christmas times
the London Line 702 click here for Christmas times
Flightline 703 click here for Christmas times