17 October 2023

Stagecoach Changes 29 October 2023

Stagecoach have published details of their next batch of timetable changes from 29 October 2023:

North Devon Changes

Service 21/21A (Ilfracombe to Westward Ho! / Appledore via Barnstaple and Bideford)

Service 21C (Barnstaple to Croyde Bay / Georgeham via Braunton)
Minor timetable changes, with the spacing of buses between Barnstaple and Bideford improved. The 2335 Monday to Saturday journey from Appledore to Ilfracombe will terminate at Barnstaple Bus Station at 0027. There are changes to school journeys on Service 21C and an additional Monday to Friday departure at 1540 from Barnstaple will be introduced.

Starting on Saturday 28 October, new overnight journeys will operate on Saturday nights between Barnstaple and Bideford leaving Barnstaple at 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300 and 0400 for a trial period.

Service 155 (Barnstaple to South Molton)
We will be introducing an additional journey on schooldays only to address capacity issues, which will operate as a duplicate of the 0727 journey from North Molton, between Landkey and Barnstaple Bus Station.

South Devon Areas

Service 90 (Dartmouth to Townstal) 
A revised timetable is introduced with a small number of journeys withdrawn or retimed. Monday to Friday an earlier first journey will operate into Dartmouth following customer requests.

Service 91 (Dartmouth P&R - Dartmouth)
Service ends after operation on 29 October 2023 for the 2023 season.

Service 122 (Babbacombe – Hoburne Holiday Park via Torquay and Paignton)
Service ends for the 2023 season.

Service SD3 - South Devon College – Kingsbridge
Minor timetable change are introduced to improve the punctuality of the service.

Exeter Area

Service E1/E2 (Exwick – City Centre)
The frequency of buses over the busiest section of route on Sunday daytimes between Exwick and Exeter City Centre increases from hourly to half hourly.

Service 95 (Exmouth – Sandy Bay)
Service reduces for the winter season and will operate a Monday to Friday timetable.

Plymouth Area

Service 30/31 (Plymouth to Hartley Vale/ Peverell circular)
Following a tender award from Plymouth City Council Stagecoach will commence operation of new Services 30 and 31 between Plymouth City Centre and Hartley Vale/Peverell with buses operating every 30 minutes Monday to Friday daytimes.

The maps do not process properly on Traveline at the moment but it does show where the routes serve so its still useful!



  1. I was hoping that the new 30/31 would stretch slightly further into the Ham / Pennycross area to be honest.

  2. Stagecoach Group is buying 60 Optare-branded slimline diesel Solos (8.5m, 28 seater) for its non-London operations, delivery expected in the first half of 2024. Although not confirmed, some of these may be for the South West. Despite being diesels, Stagecoach still says it is committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet by 2035. Reported online by RouteOne News.

  3. Saw a stagecoach dart in local livery sitting in tavistock station today. I imagine they don't have much time left...


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