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Plan your bus journey


Many services are now back to pre-COVID levels, but may still be subject to change at short notice. Many operators are only accepting contactless payment or exact fares, so please check before travelling.

The wearing of face coverings is highly recommended on all public transport.
Please see our travelling safely on the bus page for important travel information.



There are various options available online to help you plan your bus journeys in and around Staffordshire.

Timetables and maps

Links to timetables, town centre bus stop maps and some operator route maps are available on the area pages below. 



Changes to bus services

We publish details of planned changes to registered bus services, which are updated on at least a monthly basis.

Find out more about changes to bus services.



Journey planners

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).

Departure lists from specified stops and timetables with route maps are also provided by Traveline. 


Timetable finder

To search for a timetable by route number and/or location view our 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.



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. 


Operator websites

Most bus operators have web pages detailing the latest information on timetables, service changes and travelling safely on their buses:

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Latest transport news
More road maintenance and improved customer service are focus of new contract

More road maintenance and improved customer service are focus of new contract

More roads will be fixed and customer service will be improved over the next five years, as a contract between Staffordshire County Council and Amey looks set to be renewed.
22 July 2022
Street light project set to save £1.5 million a year

Street light project set to save £1.5 million a year

A green street light project in Staffordshire is set to save around £1.5 million a year in energy bills.Staffordshire County Council's street lighting project will see half of the county's 94,000 streetlights replaced with brand new LED lights. LED lights use less electricity than traditional orange streetlights and last anywhere between 20 to 25 years. Traditional streetlights typically last only four years.
13 July 2022
£15.5 million roads pledge already seeing results

£15.5 million roads pledge already seeing results

Nearly 1,600 potholes and other defects have been fixed on Staffordshire's roads in the past month, as the county council steps up its repair programme.
08 July 2022
Motorists advised of road closures on A34 near Stone

Motorists advised of road closures on A34 near Stone

Motorists are being advised of temporary road closures on the A34 at Fillybrooks near Stone from Friday 8 July.Staffordshire County Council's highways teams are carrying out essential resurfacing works which will help prolong the life of the road and keep it in good condition.
05 July 2022

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