Timetable & Route Changes Autumn 2019
Route Changes: 4th November 2019
Ipswich Buses will be making changes to its country network this Autumn which may affect your route or bus times in South Suffolk. Electronic copies of each timetable will be available below and printed hard copies will be available from our Travel Shop in Tower Ramparts Bus Station 2-3 weeks before the changes take effect.
Services 115, 116 Ipswich – Coddenham – Debenham – Mendlesham
Ipswich Buses will be taking over this service on behalf of Suffolk County Council from Saturday 19th October 2019 and will continue to operate the current timetable as the current provider which can be downloaded here.
Adult single, return & 10 trip tickets will continue to be available on board your bus from the driver along with weekly and monthly tickets.
Young person fares are available for all under 20’s however those aged over 16 will need to either hold an Ipswich Buses ID card or a Suffolk County Council Endeavor Card.
Passengers are advised that Galloway Travel staff or spouse passes will no longer be valid on this service and are not valid on any service operated by Ipswich Buses.
South Suffolk Network Changes
Due to the withdrawal of funding by Suffolk County Council there will be major changes to our South Suffolk network from Monday 4th November 2019.
Service 91 Ipswich – Hintlesham – Hadleigh Business Park – Hadleigh
Ipswich Buses will continue to operate the 06:35 journey from Ipswich Old Cattle Market Bus Station on a commercial basis. Ipswich Buses are currently working with local businesses in Hadleigh and the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce to find ways to enhance transport links between Ipswich and Hadleigh to support employment and education opportunities so please look out for questionnaires at your place of work or education.
Service 92 Ipswich – Holbrook – Stutton – Brantham – Manningtree
Will continue to be operated on a commercial basis by Ipswich Buses to a revised timetable which can be downloaded here. There will be an additional early morning journey to Ipswich and an additional early evening return trip to/from Manningtree.
Service 93, 93C, X93 Ipswich – Capel St Mary – East Bergholt – Colchester
Will continue to be operated on a commercial basis by Ipswich Buses to a revised timetable which can be downloaded here. The 93C journey is withdrawn and the pm X93 at 18:40 from Colchester will now operate as a 93 and continue into Ipswich.
Services 94, 94A, 94C Ipswich – Capel St Mary – East Bergholt – Colchester / Hadleigh
Unfortunately, due to withdrawal of funding by Suffolk County Council and unsustainable patronage levels most 94, 94A, 94C journeys will be withdrawn from Monday 4th November 2019.
However, following productive talks with Suffolk One College and Suffolk County Council we are pleased to confirm that funding has now been secured to support one daily return journey Monday to Friday between Langham, Stratford, East Bergholt, Capel St Mary, Bentley, Suffolk One College and Ipswich Old Cattle Market which will operate as service 94 and is timed to arrive and depart suited to Suffolk One’s lesson times and will give workers and shoppers in Bentley a daily service into Ipswich a revised timetable can be downloaded here.
Service 97 Ipswich – Chelmondiston – Shotley
Will continue to be operated on a commercial basis by Ipswich Buses to a revised timetable which can be downloaded here.
Service 98 Ipswich – Holbrook – Shotley
Will continue to be operated on a commercial basis by Ipswich Buses to a revised timetable which can be downloaded here however due to the withdrawal of funding by Suffolk County Council service 98 will only operate on Schooldays. Passengers traveling between Shotley and Ipswich should use service 97 and passengers traveling between Holbrook and Ipswich can use service 92.
From the 4th November South County Council have made changes to contracts 405/464/465 which has resulted in the contract 465 being withdrawn South County Council have re-issued pass holders and informed the School.