Christmas & New Year's bus guide

We've sorted out our plans for the festive season early this year - so all you lovely folks can relax safe in the knowledge that we can make the going easy for you this Christmas and New Year. We've got buses on Boxing Day, including red arrow, and we'll be around late into the night on New Years Eve.


Christmas Eve

A normal Sunday service with last buses around 6pm

Check out the Christmas Eve times for more info.


Monday 25 December, Christmas Day

No service


Tuesday 26 December, Boxing Day

A Sunday service.

No service on skylink express, amberline & 20.

pronto will run hourly Mansfield - Nottingham during the day.


Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 December

A Saturday service until midnight (Saturday nightbuses will not run).


Friday 29 & Saturday 30 December

A Saturday service including nightbuses


Sunday 31 December, New Years Eve

A Sunday service with last buses around 8pm, we'll also be running nightbuses for you party animals! Check out the New Years Eve times for more info.


Monday 1 January, New Years Day

No service


Tuesday 2 January

Everything goes back to normal


service N12 will not run over the festive period

royal derby will run a Monday to Friday service 27-29 December


Our customer service team love a good chat and you'll be able to contact them over the festive season on the following days:

Sunday 24 December, Christmas Eve - 9am - 1pm

Monday 25 December, Christmas Day - closed

Tuesday 26 December, Boxing Day - 9am - 1pm

27, 28 & 29 December - 8am - 7pm

Saturday 30 December - 9am - 4pm

Sunday 31 December, New Year's Eve - 9am - 1pm

Monday 1 January 2018, New Year's Day - closed

Tuesday 2 January - back to normal.


Our trentbarton travel shops at Derby bus station, Victoria bus station & Sutton will also have special opening times over the festive period:

Derby bus station & Victoria bus station

Christmas Eve, Christams Day & Boxing Day - closed

27 - 30 December - normal opening hours  (8am - 6pm)

New year's Eve & New Year's Day - closed

Tuesday 2 January - back to normal

Sutton Lammas Road

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day - closed

27 - 30 December - 9am - 5pm

New year's Eve & New Year's Day - closed

Tuesday 2 January - 7am - 5.30pm