Stagecoach bus services in West Suffolk

On Saturday 29 October 2022, Stagecoach will be withdrawing its bus services which connect Newmarket to Cambridge/Bury St Edmunds and within the Haverhill area. Suffolk County Council recognises the importance of these vital transport connections and is pleased to be working with Stephensons to provide alternative sponsored bus services which will start on Monday 31 October 2022. 


Cambridge – Newmarket – Bury St Edmunds

  • 12, 12A (Stephensons) will cover Cambridge – Newmarket. 16, 16A (Stephensons) will cover Newmarket – Bury St Edmunds. Customers can stay on the bus whilst the route number changes.
  • New 12A (Stephensons) Newmarket circular will compliment the connections within Newmarket.
  • 16A (Stagecoach) revised timetable.
  • New X16 (Stephensons) Newmarket – Bury St Edmunds.

Download 12, 16, 16A, X16 timetable – Stephensons (PDF 45KB)
Download 12A timetable – Stephensons (PDF 15KB)
Download 16A timetable – Stagecoach (PDF 19KB)


Haverhill – Cambridge

  • 13 (Stagecoach) will continue to be operated by Stagecoach with a revised timetable. 13A, 13B, X13 have been absorbed into the 13 timetable.
    Update from 27.11.2022: Additional trips at 7.30am, 7.45am, 3.00pm, 3.30pm, and 4.00pm, due to passenger capacity on peak times.  On evenings and Sunday this service will serve Eastern Avs, North Ave, Greenfields Way and Duddery Mill Hill. Further trip added at 5:00pm.
  • New 131 (Stagecoach) Haverhill circular will compliment the connections within Haverhill.
    Update from 27.11.2022: Circular service changed to going clockwise and anticlockwise every hour.

Download 13 timetable (variation valid from 27.11.2022) – Stagecoach (24KB)
Download 131 timetable (variation valid from 27.11.2022) – Stagecoach (16KB)

Exning is currently unserved by these changes but Suffolk County Council is looking into options to provide transport through the village.


Newmarket – Ely

  • 12, 112 (Star Cabs/Stephensons) new service between Newmarket and Ely

Download 12, 112 timetable – Star Cabs/Stephensons (PDF 19KB)

Fares have not yet been set.

Please keep checking this page as we will be uploading the new timetables soon.

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