Bus service timetables and journey planning

Planning your journey

If you know your bus route number use the bus timetable list to go to the buses page for details of times and fares or use the bus and rail maps to help plan your journey on the new bus network.

You can also order Cheshire East bus timetables to your home address or pick one up from Cheshire East libraries.

If you are of eligible age or disabled you may qualify for a senior or disabled person's bus pass or senior and disabled person's railcard.

You may also be able to use one of the community and flexible transport services that operate in East Cheshire to complete your journey.

Door to door travel planning

You can also use the Traveline Journey Planner to find routes and times for your journey anywhere in Great Britain, or click on the icons at the top of the journey planning box to find live departures or look up a timetable for buses and trams that cover all the stops served.

You can also plan your journey with the help of the Traveline telephone service by calling 0871 200 22 33 (12p per minute from landlines and mobiles, plus your phone companies access charge).

The English Traveline call centre opening hours are 7am to 10pm most days. You can find full details on Traveline's website.

Bus operators and complaints

Please contact the Operator for further information regarding individual services and fare information.

  • Hollinshead's Coaches Tel: 01782 512209
  • Mikro Coaches Tel: 01270 588 867
  • Selwyns Tel: 0161 223 3103
  • Stagecoach Tel: 0161 273 3377
  • Tomlinson Travel Tel: 01606 551 698
  • Traveline Tel: 0871 200 22 33

Older and Disabled Persons Bus and Rail Passes

If you are of eligible age or disabled you may qualify for a senior or disabled persons bus pass or senior and disabled persons railcard.

Cheshire East supported bus service review - new services from 1 April 2018

Following the Cheshire East Council Supported Bus Service review there will be changes to a number of bus services from 1 April 2018. Details of the changes are shown in the table below.

You can also use the new bus route maps valid from 1 April 2018 to plan your journey on the new bus network.

Bus service timetables

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Service operator, number, date and route
Service Number, Operator and Date Route and link to timetable

Little Bus East Cheshire Flexible Transport Service

D&G Bus

Little Bus East Cheshire Flexible Transport Service

Little Bus is a ‘demand responsive’ transport solution which provides an alternative means of travel for older and disabled people. All journeys must be pre-booked. If you wish to start using the service, please call D&G Little Bus on the booking line number 0845 077 9110 (09:30am–12:30pm Monday to Friday) to register your details.

Changes to the Council’s flexible transport Little Bus service have been delayed until after the changes to the supported bus services. Further details on the future management of the Little Bus service will be announced later in 2018.

Tesco free shuttle bus D&G

Last updated: 02/07/12

Crewe Tesco Shuttle - Free Service

Commercial Service

Monday to Friday

2, 2A Arriva

Last updated: 24/01/16

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial service bus service 2 and 2A

Macclesfield - Weston Estate via Park Lane, Ivy Lane, Ivy Road, Earls Way, Kendal Road

Monday to Saturday

3 First Potteries

Changing: 15/04/18

First Potteries commercial bus service 3 Hanley - Tunstall - Kidsgrove - Alsager - Radway Green - Haslington - Crewe Railway Station - Crewe Bus Station

Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)

Saturdays and Good Friday

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Service renumbered and timetable revised. Journeys that serve Cheshire East remain as no 3. All other journeys have been renumbered as 3A. The 1450 journey from Hanley has been retimed to arrive at Crewe 8 minutes later.

3 Arriva

Last updated: 01/09/03

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial bus service 3

Macclesfield - Weston Estate via Park Lane, Ivy Lane, Ivy Road, Earls Way

Monday to Saturday

4 Arriva

Last updated: 01/06/14

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial bus service 4

Macclesfield - Upton Priory

Monday to Saturday

5, 6 Arriva and D&G

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

D&G Bus Fares

Bus service 5 and 6 Macclesfield - Weston - Upton Priory (Circulars) via Ivy Road and Ivy Lane

Arriva commercial 5, 6 bus service Monday to Saturday

D&G 5, 6 Sunday service to be operated commercially from 01/04/18 with a revised timetable.

New D&G 5, 6 bus service timetables from 01/04/18

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

6, 6E Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

6, 6E Leighton Hospital - Crewe Bus Station - Brookhouse Estate Circular (6E to Shavington)

Monday to Saturday

8 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Sunday timetable revised from 01/04/18. Evening and Sunday services to be provided commercially by D&G buses.

New D&G 8 bus service timetables from 01/04/18

Sydney - Crewe - Wistaston Green (Circular)

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

9 Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

Arriva 9 bus service

Macclesfield - Moss Road Estate (Circular)

Monday to Saturday

Friday and Saturday evening journeys and Sunday service withdrawn from 01/04/18.

10, 10A Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

Arriva 10, 10A bus service

Macclesfield - Bollington

Monday to Saturday

Friday and Saturday evening journeys and Sunday service withdrawn from 01/04/18.

12, 12E D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Shavington - Rope - Crewe Bus Station - Coppenhall, Mablins Lane - Parkers Road - Leighton Hospital

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Revised route and timetable on Sundays and BH’s from 01/04/18.

New D&G 12, 12E bus service timetables from 01/04/18

14 High Peak

Last updated: 15/06/14

High Peak Fares

14 High Peak commercial bus service Macclesfield to Langley

Macclesfield - Sutton Lane Ends - Langley

Monday to Saturday

19 High Peak

Last updated: 01/04/18

High Peak Fares

Macclesfield - Prestbury

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

Timetable revised from 01/04/18.

New 19 Macclesfield - Prestbury timetable from 01/04/18 (PDF, 13KB)

21, 21A Arriva

Last updated: 24/01/16

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial bus service 21, 21A

Macclesfield - Hurdsfield Estate (Circular)

Monday to Saturday

31, 31A Arriva

Last updated: 22/03/15

Arriva Fares

Arriva bus Service 31, 31A

Northwich - Winsford - Church Minshull - Leighton Hospital - Crewe

Monday to Saturday

37, 37A, 37E Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

Arriva bus service 37, 37A and 37E

Northwich - Winsford - Middlewich - Sandbach - Haslington - Crewe Railway Station - Crewe Bus Station

Monday to Saturday

Updated 12/03/18: There will be an amendment to subsidised evening journeys requested by Cheshire East Council as a result of passenger feedback. The subsidised evening journeys will run 10 minutes later to provide improved evening connections.

38 Arriva and D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

D&G Bus Fares

Arriva bus service 38 Monday to Saturday

D&G 38 Sunday and Bank Holiday bus service timetable from 01/04/18

Macclesfield - Gawsworth - Congleton - West Heath - Arclid - Sandbach - Haslington - Crewe Railway Station - Crewe Bus Station

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

The Monday to Saturday route and timetable on Arriva's 38 will be unchanged. Cheshire East Council will support Monday to Thursday evening services with Arriva operating Friday and Saturday evening services commercially from 01/04/18.

The D&G operated Sunday 38 timetable is revised and will no longer extend to Nantwich on Sundays.

39 Mikro Coaches

Last updated: 01/04/18

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

Route and timetable revised from 01/04/18. Service extended to serve Sainsbury's in Nantwich replacing the old 52 service.

New 39 Crewe - Wynbunbury - Nantwich (Sainsbury's) timetable from 01/04/18 (PDF, 14KB)

42 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Crewe - Leighton Hospital - Middlewich - Holmes Chapel - Congleton

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

Route and timetable of the current 42 service revised. The service will operate via Eagle Bridge medical centre instead of via Victoria Avenue and will continue operating along Frank Webb Avenue.

New D&G bus service 42 from 01/04/18 (PDF, 722KB)

47 Network Warrington

Last updated: 03/04/18

47 Fare Information

Warrington - Lymm - High Legh - Knutsford

Monday to Friday only.

47 bus service

The Network Warrington 47 service will be changing on 03/04/18 to operate Monday to Friday via Warrington - High Legh - Knutsford.

58 High Peak

Last updated: 26/03/18

High Peak Fares

58 High Peak bus service

Macclesfield - Forest Cottage - Cat and Fiddle Inn - Burbage - Buxton - Chatsworth House

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Service 58 will be revised and will now operate via Windmill Street, Copper Street and Black Road on Mondays to Saturdays to replace withdrawn service 1 journeys. The Sunday and Bank Holiday service 58 journeys will still operate as normal via Buxton Road and Waters Green.

60, 60A High Peak

Last updated: 26/03/17

High Peak Fares

High Peak bus service 60, 60A

Macclesfield - Hurdsfield - Rainow - Kettleshulme - Newtown - New Mills - Hayfield

Monday to Saturday

The 60, 60A services will remain the same following the Cheshire East Council bus service review.

70 D&G Bus

New service: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Nantwich - Faddiley - Tiverton - Bunbury - Bulkeley - Faddiley - Nantwich

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays only

New service from 01/04/18.

New D&G bus service 70 from 01/04/18 (PDF, 199KB)

71, 72 and 73 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

Route and timetable revised from 01/04/18.

71 Nantwich - Wrenbury - Audlem - Nantwich

72 Nantwich - Wrenbury

73 Nantwich - Audlem - Whitchurch

Service 72 will operate between Nantwich and Wrenbury with 4 services a day extending to Marbury and Norbury. There will be route changes in Nantwich to provide the 53 service.

Service 73 will operate with a new timetable and routing changes within Nantwich to provide the current 51 service.

New D&G bus service 70, 71, 72 from 01/04/18 (PDF, 199KB)

New D&G bus service 73 from 01/04/18 (PDF, 184KB)

78 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Nantwich - Leighton Hospital - Coppenhall

Monday to Friday

Route changed to only include Nantwich to Leighton Hospital section of current route with new timetable. The Leighton Hospital to Rode Heath section of the route will be provided as part of the new 317 service.

New D&G 78 and 317 bus service timetables from 01/04/18

84 Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial bus service 84

Chester - Tarvin - Duddon - Tarporley - Nantwich - Willaston - Crewe

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

84 Arriva Crewe - Chester 01/04/18: amendment to the 0623 from Crewe (now 0615) and the 0757 from Chester (now 0745) journeys to improve connections to Tarporley High School.

85 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Nantwich - Crewe Bus Station - Crewe Railway Station - Madeley - Keele University - Newcastle - Hanley

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Route and timetable revised from 01/04/18.

New D&G 85 bus service timetable from 01/04/18

87 D&G Bus

New service: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Knutsford - Lilac Avenue - Tabley Road - Knutsford Circular

Service part provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council

Monday to Friday

New service from 01/04/18. The new 87 service will operate 2 journeys Monday to Friday to part replace the withdrawn 300 service. New 87 timetable from 01/04/18

88, 88A, 89, 188 D&G Bus

New service: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council with some commercial journeys

Monday to Saturday

New service from 01/04/18. The current 88 service will be replaced by the 88 and 89 services which will operate the same route between Altrincham and Knutsford with a revised timetable. From Knutsford the 88 service will then extend to Macclesfield to cover the current 27 service and the 89 service will extend to Northwich to cover the present 289 service between Northwich and Knutsford. New 88, 88A, 89, 188 D&G Bus Macclesfield / Northwich - Knutsford - Wilmslow - Altrincham timetable from 01/04/18

Beartown Buses

90, 91, 92 Hollinshead

Last updated: 24/10/16

90, 91, 92 Hollinshead Coaches Congleton Circulars 24/10/16 (PDF, 3.4MB)

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

The Beartown bus services 90, 91, 92 will remain the same following the Cheshire East Council bus service review. No new leaflets will be produced as the existing one will still be correct.

94 D&G Bus

Last updated: 03/09/17

D&G Bus Fares

D&G bus service 94

Congleton - Biddulph - Newcastle

Monday to Saturday

109 Taxico / Aimee's Travel

Last updated: 03/04/18

109 Leek - Bosley - Macclesfield

Macclesfield - Bosley - Leek

Monday to Saturday

130 Arriva

Last updated: 01/04/18

Arriva Fares

130 Arriva Bus Service Monday to Saturday

Macclesfield - Macclesfield Hospital - Wilmslow - Manchester

Monday to Saturday

130 D&G Bus

Cancelled: 18/06/18

D&G Bus Fares

130 D&G Bus Macclesfield - Macclesfield Hospital - Wilmslow - Manchester Airport

Macclesfield - Macclesfield Hospital - Wilmslow - Manchester Airport

Monday to Saturday

D&G have registered to cancel their commercial 130 service from 18/06/18. The Arriva 130 will provide an alternative on part of the route, but there will no longer be any buses from Wilmslow via Styal to Manchester Airport.

199 Skyline High Peak

Last updated: 04/09/16

199 (Skyline) Bus Service

Buxton - Disley - Stockport - Manchester Airport (Skyline)

Commercial Service

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

316 Tomlinson Travel

New service: 01/04/18

Sandbach - Cooksmere Lane

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

New service from 01/04/18 using the same route as the current SB1 service.

316 Sandbach - Cooksmere Lane from 01/04/18 (PDF, 11KB)

317 D&G Bus

New service: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Alsager - Rode Heath - Sandbach - Ettiley Heath - Leighton Hospital

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

New service from 01/04/18 combining parts of the withdrawn 77 and 315 services.

317 Alsager - Rode Heath - Sandbach - Ettiley Heath - Leighton Hospital from 01/04/18 (PDF, 11KB)

318 D&G Bus

New service: 01/04/18

D&G Bus Fares

Alsager - Rode Heath - Scholar Green - Kidsgrove - Mow Cop - Congleton

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

New service from 01/04/18.

318 Alsager - Rode Heath - Scholar Green - Kidsgrove - Congleton from 01/04/18 (PDF, 11KB)

319 Tomlinson Travel

Last updated: 01/04/18

Sandbach - Brereton Green - Holmes Chapel - Cranage - Allostock - Goostrey - Twemlow Green

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

From 01/04/18 the 319 service will operate with a new timetable. The service will still be operated by Tomlinson Travel

316, 319 Sandbach - Goostrey, Cooksmere Lane from 01/04/18 (PDF, 11KB)

358, 360 Stagecoach

Last updated: 28/01/18

Stagecoach bus service 360

Stockport - Hayfield

Monday to Friday

391, 392 Selwyns Travel

New service: 01/04/18

Macclesfield - Tytherington - Bollington - (Kerridge) - Poynton - Hazel Grove - Stockport

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

New service 391, 392 from 01/04/18. Service will be operated by Selwyns Travel

391, 392 Macclesfield - Bollington - (Kerridge) - Poynton - Stockport timetable from 01/04/18 (PDF, 14KB)

Transpeak High Peak

Last updated: 29/01/16

High Peak Fares

Transpeak bus service

Derby - Belper - Matlock - Buxton - Disley - Manchester

Commercial Service

Monday to Sunday

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