Plan your bus journey
Please note: services are subject to change at short notice due to coronavirus. Many operators, including Arriva Midlands, Midland Classic and National Express WM, are only accepting contactless payment or exact fares, please check before travelling. The wearing of face coverings will be mandatory on public transport from 15th June.
Please see our traveling safely on the bus page for important travel information.
Most operators have dedicated web pages with the latest information on timetable changes and travelling safely on their buses:
The latest known timetable changes are also listed in the Changes to bus services section below.
Timetables and maps
There are various options available online to help you plan your bus journeys in and around Staffordshire.
We provide links to timetables, town centre bus stop maps and operator route maps. Timetables have been updated to show COVID-19 timetables where possible, but please check with the operator if it is essential that you travel as services may change at short notice.
Changes to bus services
We publish details of planned changes to registered bus services, which are updated on a monthly basis or when short notice changes are received.
Find out more about changes to bus services.
If you don't know which bus you need to catch, an online journey planner is provided by Traveline.
The Traveline journey planner includes other public transport options as well as buses and can also be accessed by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 12p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charges).
If you know the number of the timetable you need, you can find it using the timetable search provided by Traveline West Midlands.
Bus services near you
To search for a bus service by route number and/or location view bus timetable search.
Sign up for alerts
Make sure you don't miss any future bus service changes in Staffordshire by signing up for email alerts. Our alerts system includes bus service changes and a range of other county council services.
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Dial a ride services and community voluntary transport schemes
These are a form of pre-booked transport using smaller vehicles instead of large buses. Anyone living within the operating area, who cannot access a local bus service, can use the services for any purpose.