Buses: Christmas and New Year 2023

Christmas and New Year information

Make sure you don’t miss the last bus home over Christmas and New Year. (Please check this page regularly as information may change)

A2B Travel Group

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Arrow Taxis

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

BACT (Connecting Communities Waveney)

Booking line (opening times)

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Closed
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)Closed
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)Closed
Wednesday 27 December9.00am – 3.00pm
Thursday 28 December9.00am – 3.00pm
Friday 29 December9.00am – 3.00pm
Saturday 30 December9.00am – 3.00pm
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Closed
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) Closed
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Bus services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Beestons

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Belle Coaches

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNo Service
Thursday 28 DecemberNo Service
Friday 29 DecemberNo Service
Saturday 30 DecemberNo Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNo Service
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNo Service

Border Bus

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNo Service
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

CATS (Connecting Communities Suffolk Coastal)

Booking line (opening times)

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Closed
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)Closed
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)Closed
Wednesday 27 December9.00am – 1.00pm
Thursday 28 December9.00am – 1.00pm
Friday 29 December9.00am – 1.00pm
Saturday 30 DecemberClosed
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Closed
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) Closed
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Bus services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Central Connect

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberSaturday Service
Thursday 28 DecemberSaturday Service
Friday 29 DecemberSaturday Service
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Chambers

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Coach Services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Communities Together East Anglia (Connecting Communities Mid Suffolk)

Booking line (opening times)

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Closed
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)Closed
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)Closed
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberClosed
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Closed
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) Closed
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Bus services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Dan’s Coach Travel

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Fareline Bus and Coach

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Felix Taxis

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNo Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

First Bus

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service with some early finishes
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal. Saturday timetable only on X41 between Halesworth and Bungay (then to Norwich)
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal. Saturday timetable only on X41 between Halesworth and Bungay (then to Norwich)
Friday 29 DecemberNormal. Saturday timetable only on X41 between Halesworth and Bungay (then to Norwich)
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service with some early finishes
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

First Essex

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal Service
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal Service
Friday 29 DecemberNormal Service
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

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TBC

Hadleigh CT (Connecting Communities Babergh)

TBC

Halesworth Area Community Transport

Booking line (opening times)

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Normal
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)Closed
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)Closed
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Normal
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) Closed
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Bus services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Normal
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Normal
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

High Suffolk Community Transport

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNo Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Ipswich Buses Ltd

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service with early finish
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberSaturday Service
Thursday 28 DecemberSaturday Service
Friday 29 DecemberSaturday Service
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service with early finish
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Konectbus

TBC

Lewis Coaches

TBC

Mil-Ken

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNo Service
Thursday 28 DecemberNo Service
Friday 29 DecemberNo Service
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNo Service

Mulleys Motorways Ltd

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

National Express

Please contact National Express directly for times of operation over the festive period

www.nationalexpress.com

@nationalexpress

0871 781 8181

Our Hire

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Simonds

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNo Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Stagecoach

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service with early finish 
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberSaturday Service
Thursday 28 DecemberSaturday Service
Friday 29 DecemberSaturday Service
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service with early finish 
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Star Cabs

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)No Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) No Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Stephensons of Essex Ltd

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Sunday Service
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberSaturday Service
Thursday 28 DecemberSaturday Service
Friday 29 DecemberSaturday Service
Saturday 30 DecemberSaturday Service
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Sunday Service
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

The Voluntary Network (Connectiong Communities West Suffolk)

Booking line (opening times)

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Normal
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)Closed
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)Closed
Wednesday 27 DecemberClosed, cancellation messages will be picked up though out the day
Thursday 28 DecemberClosed, cancellation messages will be picked up though out the day
Friday 29 DecemberClosed, cancellation messages will be picked up though out the day
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Normal
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) Closed
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Bus services

DateOperating times
Sunday 24 December (Christmas Eve)Normal
Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)No Service
Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)No Service
Wednesday 27 DecemberNormal
Thursday 28 DecemberNormal
Friday 29 DecemberNormal
Saturday 30 DecemberNormal
Sunday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) Normal
Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day) No Service
Tuesday 2 JanuaryNormal
Wednesday 3 JanuaryNormal

Further Information

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