Christmas and New Years

Last updated: 23/11/2018 09:45hrs


To help you plan your days out, get to work or out with friends over the festive season, here is a summary of how our services will be running from Christmas Eve right through until New Year's Day. 

We are pleased to announce buses will be operating on Boxing Day on route 3 (Watton - N&NU Hospital - Norwich) straight8 (Toftwood - Dereham - Norwich) and route 501 (Thickthorn Park & Ride only)! Perfect for some post-Christmas sales shopping or watching Norwich City FC play Nottingham Forest at Carrow Road. Normal fares apply. 

  • Saturday 22nd December - normal Saturday timetable
  • Sunday 23rd December - normal Sunday timetable
  • Monday 24th December - normal Mon-Fri timetable*$
  • Tuesday 25th December - no buses
  • Wednesday 26th December - special timetable on route 3 , straight8 and Thickthorn Park & Ride
  • Thursday 27th December - normal Mon-Fri timetable $
  • Friday 28th December - normal Mon-Fri timetable $
  • Saturday 29th December - normal Saturday timetable $
  • Sunday 30th December - normal Sunday timetable
  • Monday 31st December - normal Mon-Fri timetable * $
  • Tuesday 1st January - no buses
  • Wednesday 2nd January - normal Mon-Fri timetable

+ View Boxing Day 3 timetable
+ View Boxing Day 8 timetable
+ View Boxing Day 501 Thickthorn timetable

* Route 87 2028 from Bungay to Norwich and the 87 2200 from Norwich to Bungay will not operate. 
* Route 8 2005 from Dereham to Norwich (the 1938-1958 Toftwood-Dereham section will operate) and the 2105 Norwich Rail Station to Toftwood will not operate. 
$ Route 87 will operate to an alternative timetable on these days -
view here

Norwich Park & Ride

Park & Ride 501 (Airport/Thickthorn) will operate an hour later on Thursdays between 15 November and 20 December 2018 with additional buses back from Norwich Bus Station at 2100 and 2130. Norwich's Christmas Light Switch On is Thursday 15 November

Park & Ride 501 (Airport/Thickthorn) will operate every 20 minutes on Sundays in November (11th, 18th & 25th) and December (2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd). The first bus from the Park & Ride sites is at 0900 and the last buses from Norwich Bus Station at 1800. 

Norwich Bus Station Information Desk

Konectbus bus tickets, National Express tickets and general information will be available from the information desk at the following times:

  • Saturday 22nd December - normal times
  • Sunday 23rd December - 10am to 3pm
  • Monday 24th December - normal times
  • Tuesday 25th December - closed
  • Wednesday 26th December - closed
  • Thursday 27th December - normal times
  • Friday 28th December - normal times
  • Saturday 29th December - normal times
  • Sunday 30th December - closed
  • Monday 31st December - normal times
  • Tuesday 1st January - closed
  • Wednesday 2nd January - normal times

We wish all our customers a very happy Christmas and New Year and thank you for travelling with us this year ! 

PS. Don't forget some of our timetables are changing from Wednesday 2 January 2019 - click here for more information