Harlowride is an independent and voluntarily run bus travel information site just for those travelling to,  from, or around Harlow. From this site you can find bus times, maps, route and operator information, guidance on fares, and other useful information to help you get around. You can also contact us by
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Harlow area bus route changes

New Townlink route 19A
Starting 15th December 2014.
A new service connecting Harlow with Loughton is expected to be introduced. Further details to follow.

New Townlink route 16
Starting 7th November 2014.
This new service will operate hourly on Mondays to Fridays from Harlow to Waltham Abbey via Tripton Road, Tawneys Road, Potter Street, North Weald, Epping and Upshire. Full details will appear shortly. Please note that on this site the service will be shown as route t16 so as to avoid confusion with EOS London route 16. 

New timetable and additional buses on Townlink routes 19/20/21

Starting 7th November 2014.
A general revision will take place. Additional buses will operate on the Harlow to Epping and Ongar sections during Monday to Friday rush hours with buses running up to every 10 minutes between Harlow and Epping and every 20 minutes between Harlow and Ongar. The general frequency outside rush hours will be unchanged and there will be no change to the Saturday service. Please note that the last buses to and from Brentwood will operate earlier. Click here for full timetable.

New operator and timetable for route 347 (Harlow to Hatfield Broad Oak)
Starting 3rd November 2014.
Passengers should look out for small accessible minibuses when this Essex County Council supported service, changes operator from First to Epping Forest Community Transport. There will be some changes to the timetable - please click here for new times.

New college day route 16 from EOS London
Starting 20th October 2014.
A new route will operate on Harlow College days. A bus will run from Debden in the mornings via Loughton, Epping Forest and Waltham Abbey, then offering a fast direct journey to Harlow. A similar reyurn journey will operate in the afternoon. During the daytime bus 16 will provide a fast direct hourly service from Harlow to Waltham Abbey and Upshire. Click here for full details. Please note that on this site the service will be shown as route e16, as a separate service using the same number is expected to start shortly.

Special buses on route 66 direct to North Weald Market
Starting 18th October 2014.
Each Saturday buses will depart from Harlow Bus Station at 08:40 and then every hour until 13:40. Buses will serve Tripton Road, Tawneys Road, Southern Way and Potter Street  before running direct to North Weald market. Buses will return at 09:10 and hourly until 14:10. For full details please click here. These buses will be in addition to the main service running between Harlow and Loughton.

Changes to Trustybus routes 410/411/412
Starting 15th September 2014.
A new timetable will be introduced with more journeys running through from Harlow to Waltham Cross. Buses will generally run every 20 to 25 minutes on Mondays to Fridays and every 30 to 40 minutes on Saturdays. The pattern of service will be as follows

Most buses will operate as
route 410 and will serve Brookfield Centre but not serve Hunsdon.

Seven buses spread throughout the day on Mondays to Fridays will serve Hunsdon as well as Brookfield Centre. These buses will operate as route 410A. Note that there will not be a regular service to Hunsdon on Saturday on these routes.

A few buses, mainly outside shopping hours, will miss out Hunsdon and Brookfield Centre. These buses will be numbered route 410X.

For the complete new timetable please click here.

Changes to Network Harlow routes 6, 7 and 8
Starting 1st September 2014.
Minor routing and timetable changes will take place. For the new timetable click here

New route 66 - Harlow, Waltham Abbey, Loughton and Debden.
Starting 1st September 2014
A new route operated by EOS London will be introduced, restoring a regular link between Harlow and the areas of Upshire, Ninefields, and Loughton, and also on to Debden on Mondays to Fridays. Buses will operate every hour on Mondays to Saturdays with additional buses between Debden and Waltham Abbey providing a service every 30 minutes over this section on Mondays to Fridays. Please look out for orange, grey and black single or double deck buses. For full details please click here.

Changes to routes 511 and 512 - Harlow, Bishops Stortford and Thorley Park
Starting 1st September 2014
In future buses on route 511 will once again operate through from Harlow to Bishops Stortford, and then run to and from Thorley Park before returning to Harlow again. This returns the pattern of service to that which operated until recently. Route 512 will in future provide one school days only journey only between Thorley Park and Bishops Stortford Schools. Route 511 will operate approximately every 20 minutes on Mondays to Fridays and every 30 minutes on Saturdays.

Route 14 discontinued - Staple Tye, Sumners Farm and Templefields
After 29th August 2014
This single journey service will no longer operate.


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Last update 9th December 2014

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