From 22 September 2019, we are making major changes to the network in and around Coventry.
We are adding more buses to the Coventry network and employing more drivers to help improve the service we offer for many of our customers (and create more jobs for people in the City).
The current network of bus routes has not changed much since 2012.
Since then, the population of the city has changed and so has demand for bus services. Congestion has also got worse.
The revised network has been carefully considered to reflect these changes:
During June and July 2019 we consulted about the changes. We included staff, customers, councillors and stakeholders.
Around 1,500 people filled in the questionnaire online and through paper copies distributed at the Travelshop.
Following the consultation we have made some changes to our initial proposals, and worked with our colleagues at Transport for West Midlands, to overcome some of the remaining issues.
Some customers may lose a direct link or have to alter the time they travel. We have tried to minimise the impact of this wherever possible.
Overall, most customers will see no change to the bus they catch or will see an improvement with more punctual and frequent buses. In some cases only the route number will change – the way the bus travels will be the same as today.
The main benefits of the changes are:
The disadvantages for a small number of customers are:
The new network can be viewed on the map at the bottom of the page. Printed timetables and maps will be available from Coventry Travelshop from early September 2019.
The following table lists current routes together with any changes. In some cases, only the route number will change - the places served will be the same. In others, there are minor changes to where buses will serve.
|Current number||Places served||New number||Changes to places served|
|4||Arena Park - Holbrooks - Coventry||3 & 3A|
|Coventry - Stoke Hill - University Hospital||4|
|5||Arena Park - Radford - Coundon - Coventry||5|
|Coventry - Earlsdon - Tile Hill||10|
|6 & 6A||Tanyard Farm - Coventry - Little Heath / Victoria Farm||6 & 6A|
|7||Coventry - Coundon - Brownshill Green||7|
|8 /8A||Coventry - Potters Green - Walsgrave / Wood End||8 /8A|
|9 /9A||Green Lane - Coventry - Hospital||9 /9A|
|10||Bell Green - Coventry||10 & 10A|
|Coventry - Eastern Green||8 & 8A|
|11||Coventry - Leamington Spa||11|
|12X||Coventry - University of Warwick||12X|
|13 & 13A||Willenhall - Coventry - Whitmore Park||13 & 13A|
|16 & 16A||Keresley Village - Coventry||16|
|Coventry - University Hospital (not Hillfields)||23|
|18 /18A||Tile Hill - Canley - Coventry||4|
|Tile Hill - Cannon Park - Coventry||10A|
|19||Coventry - Westwood Buisness Park||4A|
|20||Coventry - Bedworth||20|
|20A||Coventry - University Hospital||20A|
|20B||Coventry - Longford||20B|
|20C||Coventry - Cross Point Business Park||20C|
|21||Wood End - Willenhall||21 & 21A|
|23 & 23A||Coventry - Allesley Park||23|
|Coventry - Fenside||3 & 3A|
|27A||Coventry Middlemarch Business Park||21A|
The following table lists the places served by each route:
|New number||Places served|
|3 & 3A||Fenside - Cheylsmore - Coventry - Holbrooks - Arena Park|
|4||Tile Hill - Canley - Hearsall Common - Coventry - Hillfields - Stoke Hill - University Hospital|
|4A||Coventry - Westwood Business Park|
|5||Coventry - Coundon - Radford - Arena Park|
|6 & 6A||Tanyard Farm - Coventry - Little Heath - Victoria Farm|
|7||Coventry - Coundon - Brownshill Green|
|8 & 8A||Eastern Green - Whoberley - Coventry - Potters Green - Walsgrave / Wood End|
|9 & 9A||Green Lane - Coventry - University Hospital|
|10||Tile Hill - Earlsdon - Coventry - Bell Green|
|10A||Westwood Business Park - Cannon Park - Coventry - Bell Green|
|11||Coventry - University of Warwick - Leamington Spa|
|12X||Coventry - University of Warwick|
|13 & 13A||Willenhall - Coventry - Whitmore Park|
|16||Coventry - Keresley Village|
|20||Coventry - Bedworth|
|20A||Coventry - University Hospital|
|20B||Coventry - Longford|
|20C||Coventry - Cross Point Business Park|
|21||Wood End - Bell Green - Coventry - Willenhall|
|21A||Wood End - Bell Green - Coventry - Willenhall|
|23||Allesley Park - Coventry - Stoke Aldermoor - Binley - University Hospital|
The new network can be viewed on the map below