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Christmas & New Year bus service information

The Bristol Unibus U1 service operates during University term time only. The last day of operation this term is Friday 15 December, with the final journey being the 0415 departure from Queens Avenue to Stoke Bishop in the early hours of Saturday 16 December morning. The service will recommence in the new year on Monday 8 January 2018 with the first journey to operate the 0800 departure from Stoke Bishop to University of Bristol campus.

Holders of the Bristol Unibus academic year pass are entitled to use First’s Service 3 free of charge during the Christmas holiday period when the U1 service is not operating. Service 3 operates between Bristol City Centre and Cribbs Causeway via Stoke Bishop, and stops on Parrys Lane outside the University of Bristol Stoke Bishop Halls Of Residences. Please note that services 4, 9 & 72 can be used free of charge with a valid Bristol Unibus academic year pass in University term time only.

For general information on bus services in Bristol this Christmas please visit the Travelwest Christmas & New Year Bus Operations page, or for First services please visit the First Christmas & New Year Bus Services page.  

Rupert Street improvement works and bus service changes 

From Monday 6th November 2017 for approx. 4-5 months there will be improvement works and bus service stop changes. This will include the Bristol Unibus U1, 3, 4, 9 and 72 services. For more information and to be kept up to date with changes resulting from these works please visit the Travelwest travel updates page

Bus Service timetable and fare changes, November 2017

1. Unibus U1 timetable change: Sunday 5th November

2. First bus fare increases: Sunday 12th November