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    Festive Travel

    Plan your festive journeys ahead and make sure you can get where you need to be using the information below.


    Overview of Services Download Christmas Travel Guides Special Bus Services Special Tram Services Park & Ride Traveline Opening HoursSenior Pass Travel TravelMaster Tickets


    Overview of Bus, Tram and Train Services

    Services will be running differently over Christmas and New Year. In some cases, last departures will be earlier than usual, or there will be limited or no service. 

    Check travel times, including last buses and trams on our Journey Planner.

    Bus, Tram, Train

    Normal services

    Bus

    Sunday service on most routes with last departures between 1730 and 1930 with the following exceptions: 

    •  GJ Holmes: no service 
    •  Hulleys of Baslow: no service 
    •  Powells: no service 
    •  SCT: no service 
    •  South Pennine: no service 
    •  Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

     
    Last service times are available in Journey Planner.

    Tram

    Sunday service with early finish between 1800 and 1900.

    Train

    Sunday service with last departures between 1900 and 2100.

    Certain journeys between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport will not run.

    Please check with National Rail Enquiries before travelling.   

     

    Bus, Tram, Train:

    No services, except for:

    Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

    Bus

    Sheffield: Selected services will operate between 0700 and 1830 in Sheffield only. These services will be operated by First, Stagecoach and TM Travel. Funding has been provided for these special services by Sheffield Bus Partnership.  Timetables are available in the Sheffield Christmas Guide

     
    Last service times are available in Journey Planner. 

    Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster: No service except for:

    Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

    Tram

    Services will operate to a special timetable which starts from around 0600. Last departures from 2100.

    Festive Special Blue Route: (Halfway to Meadowhall via The Cathedral) plus Yellow route (Meadowhall to Middlewood) – Timetables are available in the Sheffield Christmas Guide or visit the Supertram website

    Check your journey ahead with Journey Planner.

    Train

    No service

     

    Bus

    Saturday service with the exception of:

    •  South Pennine: no service 
    •  DCT 319: will operate a Wednesday service 
    •  Stagecoach N66: no service 
    •  Watersons: Normal Wednesday service 
    • Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

     

    Tram

    Saturday service

    Train

    Normal weekday service with some early morning services withdrawn.  

    Please check with National Rail Enquiries before travelling.  

     

    Bus

    Saturday service with the following exceptions:

    •  South Pennine: no service with exception of 350 running Saturday service 
    •  Powells: PSS will operate a normal Thursday service 
    •  Stagecoach N66: no service 
    •  Watersons: Normal Thursday service 
    • Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

     

    Tram

    Saturday service

    Train

    Normal weekday service

    Bus

    Saturday service with the following exceptions:

    •  South Pennine: no service 
    •  Powells: PSS will operate a normal Friday service 
    •  Stagecoach N66: no service 
    •  Watersons: Normal Friday service 
    • Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

     

    Tram

    Saturday service

    Train

    Normal weekday service

    Bus

    Saturday service with the following exceptions:

     

    Tram

    Saturday service

    Train

    Normal Saturday service

    Bus

    Sunday service with last departures 1730 and 1930 with the following exceptions:

    •  South Pennine: no service 
    •  G & J Holmes: no service 
    •  Hulleys of Baslow: no service 
    •  Powells: no service 
    •  SCT: no service 
    • Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

     

    Last bus times are available in Journey Planner.

    Tram

    Sunday service with early finish between 1800 and 1900.

    Train

    Sunday service with last departures between 1900 and 2100.  

    Bus

    Sheffield: Selected services will operate between 0800 and 1830 in Sheffield only. These services will be operated by First. Funding has been provided for these special services by Sheffield City Council. Timetables are available in the Sheffield Christmas Guide 

    Last bus times are available in Journey Planner.   

    Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster: No service except for:

    Special services will operate to and from XPO Logistics – Timetables are available in the Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster Christmas Guide.

    Tram

    Services will operate to a special timetable between 0830 until around 1830.

    Festive Special Blue Route: (Halfway to Meadowhall via The Cathedral) plus Yellow route (Meadowhall to Middlewood) – Timetables are available in the Sheffield Christmas Guide or visit the Supertram website.

    Train

    Normal service with some early morning services withdrawn. Northern services will operate from a later start time of 0800.

    Please check with National Rail Enquiries before travelling.  

     

    Bus, Tram, Train

    Normal weekday services resume.

     

    Download Christmas Travel Guides

     


    Special Bus Services

    On Boxing Day special bus services funded by the Sheffield Bus Partnership and on New Year’s Day special bus services funded by Sheffield City Council will run in Sheffield.

    These services will be operated by First, Stagecoach and TM Travel on Boxing Day and First on New Year’s Day. Normal fares, concessions and any relevant restrictions apply on both days.

    Details on tickets needed for travel are available in the Sheffield Christmas 2017 Guide.

    Sheffield Bus Partnership 2 for 1 Offer

    Sheffield Bus Partnership are offering you an early Christmas present with 2 for 1 travel. You can find out more on our 2 for 1 page.


    Special Tram Services

    Supertram will be running services on both days, including a Festive Special Blue route (Halfway – Meadowhall via The Cathedral) plus the Yellow route (Meadowhall to Middlewood). 

    Special timetables are available in the Sheffield Christmas 2017 Guide

    You can also find more information on the Supertram website.


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    Park & Ride

    Please be aware that during the Christmas and New Year period there will be changes to Park & Ride services

    Take advantage of FREE parking at Park & Ride sites in Sheffield on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day – just pay for the cost of travel on the tram. 

    Check departure times using Journey Planner.


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    Traveline Opening Hours

    Date

    Hours

    18-22 December

    0700-2200

    23 December

    0800-2000

    24 December

    0800-1800

    25 December

    Closed

    26 December

    Closed

    27-30 December

    0800-2000

    31 December  

    0800-1800

    1 January

    Closed

    2 January

    Back to normal


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    Senior Pass Travel

    The 09:30 travel restriction will be removed for senior concessionary pass holders between Tuesday 26 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive. 

    Customers may use their pass during this time to travel for free on bus and tram services and for half fare on Northern railway services from the beginning to end of service.


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    TravelMaster Tickets

    Please note TravelMaster tickets cannot be refunded or extended for days when there are few or no public transport services. Please check your service is running before you buy a ticket.


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    Traveline Christmas Opening
     

    18 - 22 Dec

    0700 - 2200

    23 Dec

    0800 - 2000
    24 Dec 0800 - 1800
    25 Dec Closed
    26 Dec Closed
    27 - 30 Dec 0800 - 2000
    31 Dec 0800 - 1800
    1 Jan Closed
    2 Jan onwards Normal hours 

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