Bus service timetables and journey planning

Cheshire East supported bus service review consultation

The consultation closed on 26 July. Please see the  Cheshire East supported bus review consultation page for further information.

Planning your journey

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

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

If you are over 60 or disabled you may qualify for a senior or disabled persons bus pass or a  senior and disabled persons 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 0700 to 2200 every day except for: Christmas Day (closed), Boxing Day (0900 to 1700) and New Year’s Day (0900 to 1700).

Traveline apps

You can use the Traveline app to plan a journey anywhere in Great Britain, which also integrates live bus times and interactive mapping that you can use to track your journey and tell you when you’re nearing a stop. You can download the app for iPhone or iPad at  Traveline App itunes Store and on Google Play for Android at Traveline App on Google Play

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 588 687
  • Springfield Bus and Coach Tel: 01925 210044
  • Stagecoach Tel: 0161 273 3377
  • Tomlinson Travel Tel: 01606 551 698
  • Traveline Tel: 0871 200 22 33 (open 7 days a week 8am to 8pm)

Arriva 38 - Congleton Bus Station

Due to roadworks in Congleton that are causing serious delays to service 38, Arriva have decided that for the duration of the work this service will pick up and set down in Mill Street and omit the Bus Station. This will take effect from Wednesday 13 September.

Works on M6 overbridge at Hassall Green
20 July to Jan 2018

Highways England will be working on the M6 overbridge at Hassall Green between 20 July and Jan 2018.  Service 78 will be diverted via Sandbach Road North, Chells Hill, A533 and New Inn Lane. Hassall Green passengers can board the bus at the triangle junction of New Inn Lane and Betchton Road. 

Woodford Road, Poynton -
road closure from 19 July until 5 September

Due to the closure of Woodford Road to accommodate the construction of the A6 Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR), our P1 service will operate to a diversionary route.

Peak Time services

During Peak Hours the service will operate as normal from Middlewood but from Dickens Lane the service will divert as follows:
Right A523 A523 London Road North
Forward Macclesfield Road Left Dean Lane (Fiveways)
Right Chester Road
Left Station Road
Right Hatherlow Lane
Right Argyle Street
Return journeys are the reverse of the above.
Bus Stops not served will be: Hilton Grove, Clifford Road, Hazelbadge Road, Poynton Rail Station, Deva Close, Merton Road, Tern Drive, Woodford Road, Meadway, Woodford Road Garage, and Mill Hill Avenue.

Off Peak services

During the off peak, services will operate along Chester Road and serve the bus stops at Hilton Grove, Clifford Road, Hazelbadge Road, Poynton Rail Station, Deva Close and Merton Road.

The off peak journeys will be 10.04,11.04,12.04, 13.04, 14.04 and 19.04 from Middlewood and 10.34,11.34, 12.34, 13.34 and 19.34 from Hazel Grove. 

Broad Street, Crewe 10 July until 25 October 2017

Due to construction of a new roundabout at the junction of Broad Street, North Street and Remer Street services 12 and 32 will divert via McClaren Street and Underwood Lane and will not be able to serve the top end of Broad Street.

Bus service timetables

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

Crewe Flexi Rider

Transport Service Solutions

Crewe Flexi Rider will operate from 6pm - 10pm (last pick up), Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Please note: Flexible transport must be pre-booked 24 hrs in advance via the booking line: 07955 498193.

To avoid disappointment, travel should be pre-booked at least 24 hours in advance. Journeys will be offered on a first come first served basis and are subject to availability. There may be occasions when the date or time you would like to travel is not available and, where possible, you will be offered the nearest alternative journey.

Tesco free shuttle bus D&G

Last updated: 02/07/12

Crewe Tesco Shuttle - Free Service (PDF, 726KB)

Commercial Service

Monday to Friday

1 High Peak

Last updated: 04/03/13

Macclesfield to Black Road bus service 1

Commercial Service

Monday to Saturday

SB1, SB2, SB3 D&G

Last updated: 11/01/14

Sandbach - Cookesmere Lane / Manor Park / Ettiley Heath Circular Bus services:

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

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

Last updated: 23/04/17

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

Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)

Saturdays and Good Friday

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Changing 23/04/17 - timetable revised, frequency in Cheshire East reduced to / from Crewe to half hourly.

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

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: 11/01/15

Arriva Fares

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

Arriva bus service Monday to Saturday

D&G bus service Sunday and Bank Holidays (PDF, 10KB)

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

6, 6E Arriva

Last updated: 24/10/16

Arriva Fares

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

Monday to Saturday

8 D&G Bus

Last updated: 24/10/16

D&G bus service 8

Sydney - Crewe - Wistaston Green (Circular)

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

9 Arriva

Last updated: 15/07/16

Arriva Fares

Arriva 9 bus service

Macclesfield - Moss Road Estate (Circular)

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

10, 10A Arriva

Last updated: 15/07/16

Arriva Fares

Arriva 10, 10A bus service

Macclesfield - Bollington

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

11 High Peak

Last updated: 24/02/14

High Peak bus service 11

Macclesfield - Tytherington - Kerridge

Monday to Saturday

12, 12E D&G Bus

Last updated 29/01/17

D&G commercial bus service 12, 12E

Crewe - Coppenhall, Mablins Lane - Parkers Road - Leighton Hospital

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

14 High Peak

Last updated: 15/06/14

14 High Peak commercial bus service Macclesfield to Langley

Macclesfield - Sutton Lane Ends - Langley

Monday to Saturday

19 High Peak

Last updated: 15/07/16

High Peak bus service 19

Macclesfield - Prestbury

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

21, 21A Arriva

Last updated: 24/01/16

Arriva Fares

Arriva bus service 21, 21A

Macclesfield - Hurdsfield Estate (Circular)

Monday to Saturday

27, 27A, 27B Springfield Bus and Coach

Last updated: 24/10/16

27, 27A, 27B Springfield Bus and Coach Macclesfield - Chelford - Knutsford (PDF, 886KB): route and timetable revised from 24/10/16.

Macclesfield - Macclesfield Hospital - Monks Heath - Alderley Park - Chelford - Over Peover - Knutsford

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

32 D&G Bus

Last updated: 26/10/14

D&G bus service 32 (PDF, 8KB)

Crewe - Sandbach

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

37, 37A, 37E Arriva

Last updated: 22/03/15

Arriva Fares

Arriva bus service 37, 37A and 37E

Northwich - Winsford - Middlewich - Sandbach - Haslington - Crewe

Monday to Saturday

38 Arriva and D&G Bus

Last updated: 09/04/17

Arriva Fares

Arriva bus service 38

D&G bus service 38 Sundays and Bank Holidays

Macclesfield - Gawsworth - Congleton - West Heath - Arclid - Sandbach - Haslington - Crewe (Nantwich on Sundays)

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

Arriva 38 Congleton Bus Station - due to roadworks in Congleton that are causing serious delays to service 38, Arriva have decided that for the duration of the work this service will pick up and set down in Mill Street and omit the Bus Station. This will take effect from Wednesday 13 September.

39 Mikro

Last updated: 24/10/16

Mikro 39 Crewe - Shavington - Nantwich from 24/10/16 (PDF, 846KB) - route and timetable revised.

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

42 D&G Bus

Last updated: 24/10/16

D&G bus service 42

Crewe - Leighton Hospital - Middlewich - Holmes Chapel - Congleton

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

51, 52 and 53 D&G Bus

Last updated: 24/10/16

D&G bus service 51, 52, 53

Nantwich Circulars

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

56 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

56 D&G Bus Tiverton - Bunbury - Spurstow - Nantwich timetable leaflet

Tiverton - Bunbury - Spurstow - Nantwich

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Thursdays and Saturdays

58 High Peak

Last updated: 27/04/14

58 High Peak bus service

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

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

60, 60A High Peak

Last updated: 26/03/17

High Peak bus service 60, 60A

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

Monday to Saturday

68 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

68 D&G Bus Leighton Hospital - Church Minshull - Nantwich timetable leaflet

Leighton Hospital - Church Minshull - Nantwich

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

71, 72 and 73 D&G Bus

Last updated: 03/09/17

D&G bus service 71, 72, 73

Whitchurch - Nantwich - Audlem

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

75 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

75 D&G Bus Nantwich - Market Drayton timetable leaflet

Nantwich - Market Drayton

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Wednesdays only

77 D&G Bus

Last updated: 15/07/16

D&G bus service 77

Congleton - Mow Cop - Kidsgrove

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

78 D&G Bus

Last updated: 03/09/17

D&G bus service 78

Nantwich - Leighton Hospital - Sandbach - Alsager - Rode Heath - Scholar Green

Timetable revised. As a result of D&G’s decision to withdraw elements of their commercial 78 service, Cheshire East Council has prioritised its existing funding to secure the most heavily used Monday to Friday daytime journeys. As a result of these changes and the financial constraints on the Council, there will be no evening or Saturday services on the 78 from Monday 4 September 2017.

Please note that the 78 timetable in D&G's new booklet is now out of date.

Monday to Friday

79 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

79 D&G Bus Nantwich - Hanley timetable leaflet

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Fridays only

83 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

83 D&G Bus Nantwich - Bunbury - Chester timetable leaflet

Nantwich - Bunbury - Chester

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Tuesdays only

84 Arriva

Last updated: 27/12/15

Arriva Fares

Arriva commercial bus service 84

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

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

85, 85A D&G Bus

Last updated: 03/09/17

D&G bus service 85, 85A

Nantwich - Crewe - Madeley - Keele University - Newcastle - Hanley

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

88 D&G Bus

Last updated: 24/10/16

88 D&G Bus Knutsford - Wilmslow - Altrincham

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

89 D&G Bus

Last updated: 07/09/16

89 D&G Bus Nantwich – Wrexham timetable leaflet

Nantwich – Wrexham

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Mondays only

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

94 D&G Bus

Changing: 03/09/17

D&G bus service 94

Congleton - Biddulph - Newcastle

Monday to Saturday

99 D&G Bus

Last updated 29/01/17

99 D&G Bus Macclesfield - Congleton

Congleton - Macclesfield

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Friday

109 Taxico / Aimee's Travel

Last updated: 11/04/16

109 Leek - Macclesfield (PDF, 125KB) from 11/04/16

Macclesfield - Leek

Monday to Saturday

130 Arriva

Last updated: 03/09/17

Arriva Fares

130 Bus Service

Macclesfield - Macclesfield Hospital - Wilmslow - Manchester

Sunday service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

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

200 Springfield Bus and Coach

Changing: 18/09/17

200 Springfield Bus and Coach Wilmslow - Manchester Airport 24/10/16 (PDF, 855KB): Changes to the first journeys in both directions.

Manchester Airport Viewing Park - Manchester Airport - Styal - Quarry Bank Mill - Wilmslow

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays

200 Quarry Bank Mill - Manchester Airport - Wilmslow (PDF, 38KB):\ temporary timetable from 23/09/17 for 12 weeks.

200 Wilmslow - Manchester Airport (PDF, 37KB) ends 22/09/17: temporary timetable due to Styal roadworks.

289 Springfield Bus and Coach

Last updated: 04/09/16

289 bus service timetable (PDF, 1.05MB)

Northwich - Pickmere - Tabley - Knutsford - Mere - Bucklow Hill - High Legh - Little Bollington - Altrincham

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

300 D&G Bus

Last updated: 24/10/16

300 D&G bus service

Knutsford Circular

Monday to Saturday

315 D&G Bus

Last updated: 01/07/13

D&G bus service 315

Rode Heath - Alsager - Kidsgrove - Scholar Green - Congleton

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

319 Tomlinson Travel

Last updated: 03/05/16

319 Tomlinson Travel Sandbach - Goostrey - Sandbach from 03/05/16 (PDF, 540KB)

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

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

360 Stagecoach

Last updated: 26/07/15

Stagecoach bus service 360

Stockport - Hayfield

Monday to Friday

P1 High Peak

Changing 29/10/17

High Peak bus service P1

Middlewood - Poynton - Hazel Grove

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Timetable revised from 29/10/17.

Monday to Saturday

392, 393 High Peak

Last updated: 01/09/13

High Peak bus services 392 and 393

Macclesfield - Tytherington - Bollington - Poynton - Hazel Grove - Stockport

Service provided on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

Monday to Saturday

Transpeak High Peak

Last updated: 29/01/16

Transpeak bus service

Derby - Belper - Matlock - Buxton - Disley - Manchester

Commercial Service

Monday to Sunday

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