Bus Timetable Changes From Sunday 4th October 2020

21st September 2020

With day to day life slowly starting to return to normal we are continuing to see a small increase in passenger numbers on our town services in Ipswich and therefore from Sunday 4th October 20200 we will be increasing the frequency’s on services 4,8,9 & 10 as well as making some changes to service 3 as we continue to try and return the service levels to the pre COVID levels on our network.

A summary of the timetable changes are below:

Service 3 Ipswich Central – University of Suffolk – Nacton Road – John Lewis 

Following the permanent withdrawal of services 60 & 60A by another operator evening journeys will be renumbered 3E and will operate along Nacton Road as normal until Landseer Road then will continue along Landseer Road, Holbrook Road where the bus will turnaround before returning back to Ipswich Central via Landseer Road and Nacton Road as shown in the map below.

There will also be a new early morning journey on service 3E departing Holbrook Road at 06:05 which will operate via Landseer Road, Nacton Road, Tower Ramparts and terminate at Ipswich Railway Station at 06:25.

A copy of the new timetable can be viewed or downloaded here Service 3 04.10.2020

John Lewis will be continued to be served by service 2 in the evenings.

Service 4 Ipswich Central – Felixstowe Road – Broke Hall – Bixley 

Extra buses will be added back to service 4 with buses operating upto every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime. There will be no changes to the route. From Sunday 4th October 2020 Ipswich Buses will also operate the Sunday & Bank Holiday service on behalf of Ipswich Borough Council.

A copy of the new timetable can be viewed or downloaded here Service 4 04.10.2020

Service 8 Ipswich Central – Bramford Road – Whitehouse – ASDA & Anglia Retail Park

Extra buses will be added back to service 8 with buses operating upto every 12 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime. There will be no changes to the route.

A copy of the new timetable can be viewed or downloaded here Service 8 04.10.2020

Services 9 & 10 Ipswich Central – Norwich Road – Whitton – Castle Hill

Extra buses will be added back to services 9 & 10 with buses operating upto every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime. There will be no changes to the route.

A copy of the new timetable can be viewed or downloaded here Service 9+10 04.10.2020

All other current timetables are in the timetables section of our website and will be operated until further notice.

We are monitoring our passenger numbers on a daily basis and ready to increase services further as demand increases so please keep look out for further updates on our social media pages and our website.

Ipswich Buses are “Good to Go”

Ipswich Buses has also been accredited with “Good to Go” status meaning that our company is able to demonstrate that we are adhering to the respective government and public health guidance, have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and have the required processes in place which means you can travel on our buses knowing that they provide you with a safe environment and a green alternative to the car.

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You can find out more about how we are making bus travel safe and the steps you can take to keep yourself and others safe by watching this short video.

For further information please call our customer care team on 0800 919 390 or send us an email at info@ipswichbuses.co.uk

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