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Latest news and service updates

Latest news and service updates

Please see below a feed of latest news and major service updates for bus services in Devon. If you require information on operational issues, such as delays and short-term diversions, please contact the operator of the bus service affected. View a list of bus operator contact details.


Upcoming service changes

Please find details below of upcoming bus service changes:

  • Changes in May 2024

    From 6th May 2024:
    • PR3 / SPR3: Digby P&R – Sowton P&R – RD&E Hospital (Dartline)
      • Revised timetable.


    From 12th May 2024:
    • X51 / X53: Axminster – Bridport – Weymouth (First Wessex)
      • Revised timetable.


    From 25th May 2024:
    • 271: Newton Abbot – Haytor – Widecombe ‘Haytor Hoppa’ (Country Bus)
      • Service restarts for 2024 summer season.
    • 303: Barnstaple – Woolacombe (Filers Travel)
      • Summer-only Saturday evening journey restarts for 2024 summer season.


    From 26th May 2024:
    • Stagecoach are making alterations to a number of their services. For details and timetables, please visit the Stagecoach website.

    Other service changes from this date:

    • 31: Ilfracombe – Woolacombe (Taw & Torridge)
      • Sunday service restarts for 2024 summer season, operated by Stagecoach South West.
    • 641: Bideford – Holsworthy (Stagecoach South West)
      • No longer serves Caute.
    • 694: Honiton – Cullompton (Dartline)
      • A new return journey will run between Kentisbeare and Cullompton on Mondays and Thursdays, providing Kentisbeare with a bus service to/from Cullompton 6 days a week (in conjunction with service 350).
    • Exmoor Coaster: Blue Anchor – Ilfracombe (First)
      • Peak season timetable begins
    • South West Falcon: Plymouth – Bristol (Megabus)
      • No longer serves Sowton Park and Ride in Exeter – all passengers for Exeter in both directions should use main stop at Honiton Road Park and Ride.

  • Changes in June 2024

    From 10th June 2024:
    • 678: Witheridge – Exeter (Country Bus)
      • Return journey departs Exeter at 1320.


    Get around for £2 – now extended until December 2024

    Pay less to travel by bus! A single bus journey will cost no more than £2 on most routes across Devon. Find out more about the government backed bus fare cap scheme.


    National Bus Strategy

    Find out more and keep up to date with Devon County Council’s response to the National Bus Strategy “Bus Back Better”