Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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New Bus Service No. 18 to Cottingham


Stagecoach East Midlands announced a new service between Cottingham and Hull, effective from Monday 1 April 2024, the new hourly service runs from Castle Hill Hospital via New Village Road and Cottingham Green and replaces service 3B between Bricknell Estate and the City Centre, enhancing accessibility of bus services to the area.

 The extended service, funded by East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council, will provide greater connectivity for local residents at affordable prices under the £2 single bus fare scheme, with the weekly £18.90 adult Hull Card and £13.50 Young Persons KAT Card available to those wishing to travel more regularly.

 The new service runs into Hull City Centre Monday to Saturday. The first weekday journey into Hull departs Cottingham King Street at 0857, and 0900 from Castle Road on a Saturday. It then runs at 50 minutes past each hour until 1350, with extra journeys on Saturdays at 1450, 1550 and 1650. The last bus into the City Centre is 1755 running Monday to Saturday.

 Journeys return from Bay 4 in Hull Interchange with the first bus at 0700 weekdays and 0845 on Saturdays. It then runs every hour until 1345 weekdays, with an extra 1445 and 1545 journey on a Saturday.

 In Cottingham, the new route starts from Castle Hill Hospital and runs via Castle Road, Southwood Road, South Street, King Street, Northgate, New Village Road, Hull Road, Cottingham Road, Fairfax Avenue, Bricknell Avenue, Burniston Road, Hartoft Road, Grammar School Road, Bricknell Avenue, Chanterlands Avenue, Spring Bank and Park Street in to Hull Interchange.

 For more information on the new timetable and route map, please visit: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/east-midlands/hull-services
or https://bustimes.org/services/18-hull-interchange-cottingham