List of bus routes in London

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London Buses operates within Greater London, with some routes spilling into the Home Counties
Three London Double Decker buses (53, 11 and 88)
Two London Single Decker buses on route 393

This is a list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in London, United Kingdom, as well as commercial services that enter the Greater London area (except coaches). The major operators in the London area are Go-Ahead London, Arriva London, Metroline and Stagecoach London. Other operators in London are London United, Abellio London, Tower Transit, Metrobus, Arriva Shires & Essex, Arriva Southern Counties, London Sovereign, Quality Line, Abellio Surrey, CT Plus, First Berkshire & The Thames Valley, Uno, Carousel Buses, TWH Bus & Coach, Blue Triangle, Green Line Coaches, Sullivan Buses and Imperial Buses.

There are also several operators based outside London that run services either wholly or partly within the area. These services connect London with parts of Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

Classification of route numbers[edit]

In Victorian times, passengers could only recognise the buses of different fleets and routes by the coaches' distinctive livery colours and line name, with painted signs on the sides showing the two termini to indicate the route. Then, in 1906, George Samuel Dicks of the London Motor Omnibus Company decided that, as the line name 'Vanguard' had proved to be very popular, he would name all lines 'Vanguard' and number the company's five different routes 1 through to 5. Other operators soon saw the advantage, in that a unique route number was easier for the travelling public to remember, and so the practice of using route numbers soon spread.[1]

Historic classification[edit]

Historically, bus routes run by London Transport were grouped by the type of service that they provided.

The 1924 London Traffic Act imposed a numbering scheme known as the Bassom Scheme, named after Chief Constable A. E. Bassom of the Metropolitan Police who devised it. Variant and short workings used letter suffixes. The numbers reflected the company that operated the route.

The numbering was revised in 1934 after London Transport was formed:[2]

Route Number Type of Service
1–199 "Central Area" red double-decker services
200–289 "Central Area" red single-decker services
290–299[3] "Central Area" night routes
300–399 "Country Area" north of the River Thames (rural services were operated by London Country Bus Services after 1970)
400–499 "Country Area" south of the River Thames
500–699 Trolleybuses
701–799 Green Line Coaches
800–899 "Country Area" "New Towns" routes

Current classification[edit]

Route Number Type of Service
1–599 Day routes, including 24-hour services.
600–699 Schoolday services, normally operating only one return journey per day.*
700–899 Not used for local bus services — numbers reserved for regional and national coach services.
900–999 Mobility Services, normally operating one returning journey per week.
N-prefixed routes Night routes.
X-prefixed routes Express routes.
Other letter-prefixed routes Local day routes, including 24-hour services, with the letter(s) denoting a key area the bus travels through.

*Except 603 and 607, which are normal day routes.

Key[edit]

  24-hour bus services
  Route has variable final destinations or starting points
Transport for London services that cross the Greater London boundary.
Standard ticketing applies throughout.

List of routes[edit]

All routes operate in both directions unless detailed.

1–99[edit]

Route Start End Operator Length
1 Tottenham Court Road Station Canada Water London General 06 miles (9.7 km)
2 Marylebone West Norwood Arriva London 08 miles (13 km)
3 Oxford Circus Crystal Palace Abellio London 09 miles (14 km)
4 Waterloo Station Archway Metroline 08 miles (13 km)
5 Canning Town Station Romford Stagecoach London 10 miles (16 km)
6 Aldwych Willesden Metroline 06 miles (9.7 km)
7 Oxford Circus East Acton Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
8 Tottenham Court Road Station Bow Church Stagecoach London 07 miles (11 km)
9 Aldwych Hammersmith London United 05 miles (8.0 km)
10 Kings Cross Hammersmith London United 07 miles (11 km)
11 Liverpool Street Station Fulham Broadway London General 07 miles (11 km)
12 Oxford Circus Dulwich Library London Central 07 miles (11 km)
13 Aldwych Golders Green Station London Sovereign 07 miles (11 km)
14 Warren Street Station Putney Heath London General 07 miles (11 km)
15 Trafalgar Square Blackwall Station Stagecoach London 07 miles (11 km)
15H Trafalgar Square Tower Hill Stagecoach London 06 miles (9.7 km)
16 Victoria Station Cricklewood Metroline 06 miles (9.7 km)
17 London Bridge Archway Metroline 06 miles (9.7 km)
18 Euston Station Sudbury Metroline 09 miles (14 km)
19 Battersea Bridge Finsbury Park Station London General 08 miles (13 km)
20 Walthamstow Central Station Debden Station London General 10 miles (16 km)
21 Newington Green Lewisham London Central 09 miles (14 km)
22 Piccadilly Circus Station Putney Common London General 06 miles (9.7 km)
23 Liverpool Street Station Westbourne Park Station Tower Transit 08 miles (13 km)
24 Pimlico Hampstead Heath Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
25 Oxford Circus Ilford Tower Transit 11 miles (18 km)
26 Waterloo Station Hackney Wick Tower Transit 07 miles (11 km)
27 Chalk Farm Chiswick Business Park London United 09 miles (14 km)
28 Wandsworth Kensal Rise Tower Transit 07 miles (11 km)
29 Trafalgar Square Wood Green Station Arriva London 07 miles (11 km)
30 Marble Arch Hackney Wick Tower Transit 08 miles (13 km)
31 Camden Town White City Tower Transit 06 miles (9.7 km)
32 Kilburn Park Edgware Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
33 Hammersmith Fulwell London United 09 miles (14 km)
34 Walthamstow Central Station Barnet Church Metroline 12 miles (19 km)
35 Shoreditch Clapham Junction Station Abellio London 08 miles (13 km)
36 Queen's Park New Cross Gate London Central 09 miles (14 km)
37 Peckham Putney Heath London Central 14 miles (23 km)
38 Victoria Station Clapton Pond Arriva London 07 miles (11 km)
39 Clapham Junction Station Putney Bridge London General 05 miles (8.0 km)
40 Aldgate Dulwich Library Abellio London 06 miles (9.7 km)
41 Archway Tottenham Hale Arriva London 05 miles (8 km)
42 Liverpool Street Station Denmark Hill London General 05 miles (8.0 km)
43 London Bridge Station Friern Barnet Metroline 09 miles (14 km)
44 Victoria Station Tooting Station London General 07 miles (11 km)
45 Kings Cross Clapham Park London Central 08 miles (13 km)
46 St Bartholomew's Hospital Lancaster Gate Station Metroline 09 miles (14 km)
47 Shoreditch Bellingham Stagecoach London 09 miles (15 km)
48 London Bridge Station Walthamstow Central Station Stagecoach London 08 miles (12 km)
49 Clapham Junction White City Abellio London 06 miles (9.7 km)
50 Stockwell Station Croydon Arriva London 09 miles (14 km)
51 Woolwich Orpington Station Stagecoach London 12 miles (19 km)
52 Victoria Station Willesden Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
53 Whitehall Plumstead Stagecoach London 12 miles (19 km)
54 Woolwich Elmers End Stagecoach London 10 miles (16 km)
55 Oxford Circus Leyton Stagecoach London 09 miles (14 km)
56 St Bartholomew's Hospital Whipps Cross Stagecoach London 08 miles (12 km)
57 Clapham Park Kingston London United 11 miles (18 km)
58 East Ham Walthamstow Tower Transit 08 miles (13 km)
59 King's Cross Streatham Hill Arriva London 07 miles (11 km)
60 Streatham Station Old Coulsdon Arriva London 12 miles (19 km)
61 Bromley North Station Chislehurst Stagecoach London 11 miles (18 km)
62 Marks Gate Gascoigne Estate Stagecoach London 09 miles (14 km)
63 Kings Cross Honor Oak London Central 07 miles (11 km)
64 Thornton Heath New Addington London General 08 miles (13 km)
65 Ealing Broadway Kingston
Chessington (Nights only)
London United 10 miles (16 km)
66 Leytonstone Romford Arriva Southend 10 miles (15 km)
67 Aldgate Wood Green Arriva London 07 miles (12 km)
68 Euston Station West Norwood London Central 08 miles (13 km)
69 Canning Town Station Walthamstow Stagecoach London 09 miles (14 km)
70 South Kensington Acton Tower Transit 08 miles (12 km)
71 Kingston Chessington World of Adventures London United 06 miles (10 km)
72 East Acton Roehampton London United 07 miles (11 km)
73 Victoria Station Stoke Newington Arriva London 07 miles (11 km)
74 Baker Street Putney London General 07 miles (11 km)
75 Lewisham Croydon Stagecoach London 09 miles (14 km)
76 Waterloo Tottenham Hale Arriva London 08 miles (12 km)
77 Waterloo Station Tooting Station London General 08 miles (13 km)
78 Shoreditch Nunhead Arriva London 06 miles (9.7 km)
79 Edgware Alperton Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
80 Hackbridge Belmont London General 09 miles (14 km)
81 Hounslow Slough London United 12 miles (19 km)
82 Victoria Station North Finchley Metroline 10 miles (16 km)
83 Golders Green Ealing Hospital Metroline 13 miles (21 km)
85 Putney Bridge Kingston London General 07 miles (11 km)
86 Stratford Romford Station Stagecoach London 10 miles (16 km)
87 Aldwych Wandsworth London General 06 miles (9.7 km)
88 Camden Town Clapham Common London General 07 miles (11 km)
89 Lewisham Slade Green London Central 11 miles (18 km)
90 Northolt Feltham Metroline 11 miles (17 km)
91 Trafalgar Square Crouch End Metroline 06 miles (10 km)
92 Brent Park Ealing Hospital Metroline 09 miles (14 km)
93 Putney Bridge North Cheam London General 08 miles (13 km)
94 Piccadilly Circus Acton Green London United 05 miles (8.0 km)
95 Shepherd's Bush Southall Metroline 10 miles (17 km)
96 Woolwich Bluewater Stagecoach London 13 miles (21 km)
97 Stratford City Chingford Stagecoach London 11 miles (18 km)
98 Russell Square Willesden Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
99 Woolwich Bexleyheath Stagecoach London 10 miles (16 km)

100–199[edit]

Route Start End Operator Length
100 Elephant & Castle Shadwell London General
101 Wanstead Gallions Reach Shopping Park Stagecoach London
102 Edmonton Green Brent Cross (No night service)
Golders Green
Arriva London 12 miles (19 km)
103 Rainham Romford Stagecoach London
104 Stratford Manor Park Stagecoach London
105 Greenford Station Heathrow Airport Metroline 10 miles (16 km)
106 Whitechapel Finsbury Park Station Arriva London 06 miles (9.7 km)
107 New Barnet Edgware Metroline 11 miles (18 km)
108 Stratford Lewisham London Central 11 miles (18 km)
109 Brixton Croydon Arriva London
Abellio London (as of Jan. 2015)[4]
07 miles (11 km)
110 West Middlesex Hospital Twickenham London United 07 miles (11 km)
111 Kingston Heathrow Airport London United 15 miles (24 km)
112 Ealing Broadway Station Brent Cross Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
113 Marble Arch Edgware Metroline 11 miles (18 km)
114 Mill Hill Broadway Station Ruislip Station London Sovereign 12 miles (19 km)
115 Aldgate East Ham Stagecoach London
116 Hounslow Ashford Hospital London United
117 West Middlesex Hospital Staines Abellio London 10 miles (16 km)
118 Brixton Morden Station London General 09 miles (14 km)
119 Croydon Bromley North Station London General
120 Northolt Hounslow London United 08 miles (13 km)
121 Wood Green Enfield Lock Arriva London
122 Plumstead Station Crystal Palace Stagecoach London
123 Wood Green Ilford Arriva London 12 miles (19 km)
124 Catford Eltham Stagecoach London
125 Finchley Central Station Winchmore Hill Arriva London
Metroline (as of Jan. 2015)[4]
08 miles (13 km)
126 Eltham Bromley South Station London General
127 Tooting Purley London General 09 miles (14 km)
128 Claybury Broadway Romford Arriva London
129 Greenwich North Greenwich Station London Central
130 Norwood Junction Station New Addington London General 08 miles (13 km)
131 Tooting Broadway Station Kingston London United 08 miles (13 km)
132 North Greenwich Station Bexleyheath London Central 10 miles (16 km)
133 Liverpool Street Station Streatham Arriva London 07 miles (11 km)
134 Tottenham Court Road Station North Finchley Metroline 08 miles (13 km)
135 Old Street Station Crossharbour Station Arriva London
Docklands Buses (as of May. 2015) [4]
07 miles (11 km)
136 Elephant & Castle Grove Park Stagecoach London
137 Oxford Circus Streatham Hill Arriva London 08 miles (13 km)
138 Bromley North Station Coney Hall London General
139 Waterloo Station West Hampstead Metroline 07 miles (11 km)
140 Harrow Weald Heathrow Airport Metroline 13 miles (21 km)
141 London Bridge Station Palmers Green Arriva London 06 miles (9.7 km)
142 Brent Cross Watford Junction Station Arriva Shires & Essex 12 miles (19 km)
143 Archway Brent Cross Metroline 08 miles (13 km)
144 Muswell Hill Edmonton Green Arriva London
145 Leytonstone Dagenham Stagecoach London
146 Bromley North Station Downe London General
147 Canning Town Ilford Stagecoach London
148 Camberwell Green White City London United 08 miles (13 km)
149 Edmonton Green London Bridge Arriva London 09 miles (14 km)
150 Becontree Heath Chigwell Row Arriva London
Docklands Buses (School Journeys)
09 miles (14 km)
151 Worcester Park Wallington London General
152 Pollards Hill New Malden Abellio London 08 miles (13 km)
153 Moorgate Finsbury Park CT Plus 06 miles (9.7 km)
154 Morden Station West Croydon London General 11 miles (18 km)
155 Elephant & Castle St George's Hospital London General
156 Vauxhall Wimbledon Abellio London 07 miles (11 km)
157 Crystal Palace Morden Abellio London 12 miles (19 km)
158 Stratford Chingford Mount Stagecoach London 07 miles (11 km)
159 Marble Arch Streatham Arriva London 08 miles (13 km)
160 Catford Sidcup Station Arriva Kent Thameside 10 miles (16 km)
161 North Greenwich Station Chislehurst London General
162 Eltham Station Beckenham Junction Station London General 12 miles (19 km)
163 Wimbledon Morden London General
164 Wimbledon Sutton London General
165 Abbey Wood Lane Romford Stagecoach London 10 miles (16 km)
166 West Croydon Banstead
Epsom Hospital
Arriva London 09 miles (14 km)
167 Ilford Debden Station Blue Triangle 12 miles (19 km)
168 Old Kent Road Hampstead Heath Arriva London
169 Barking Clayhall Stagecoach London
170 Victoria Station Roehampton London General
171 Holborn Bellingham London Central 10 miles (16 km)
172 St. Paul's Brockley Rise Abellio London 08 miles (13 km)
173 King George Hospital Beckton Bus Station Arriva London
174 Dagenham Harold Hill Stagecoach London
175 Dagenham Chase Cross Stagecoach London
176 Tottenham Court Road Station Penge Arriva London 11 miles (18 km)
177 Peckham Thamesmead Stagecoach London 12 miles (19 km)
178 Lewisham Woolwich Stagecoach London
179 Ilford Chingford Stagecoach London 08 miles (13 km)
180 Lewisham Belvedere Industrial Estate London General 11 miles (18 km)
181 Lewisham Grove Park London General
182 Harrow Weald Brent Cross Metroline 11 miles (18 km)
183 Golders Green Pinner London Sovereign 11 miles (18 km)
184 Turnpike Lane Bus Station Barnet Arriva London
185 Victoria Station Lewisham London Central 10 miles (16 km)
186 Brent Cross Northwick Park Hospital Metroline
187 Finchley Road Central Middlesex Hospital Metroline 08 miles (13 km)
188 North Greenwich Bus Station Russell Square Abellio London 10 miles (16 km)
189 Oxford Circus Brent Cross Metroline
190 West Brompton Richmond Metroline
191 Brimsdown Station Edmonton Green London General
192 Tottenham Hale Station Enfield London General
193 Queen's Hospital County Park Estate Blue Triangle
194 Lower Sydenham West Croydon Arriva London 11 miles (18 km)
195 Brentford County Court Charville Lane Estate Metroline 10 miles (16 km)
196 Elephant & Castle Norwood Junction Station London General 09 miles (14 km)
197 Peckham Croydon Arriva London 10 miles (16 km)
198 Thornton Heath Shrublands Arriva London
199 Canada Water Station Bellingham Stagecoach London

200–299[edit]

Route Start End Operator
200 Mitcham Raynes Park London General
201 Herne Hill Morden Abellio London
202 Blackheath Crystal Palace London General
203 Hounslow Staines London United
204 Edgware Sudbury Town Station Metroline
205 Bow Church Paddington Stagecoach London
206 Kilburn Park Wembley Park Metroline
207 White City Southall Metroline
208 Lewisham Orpington Stagecoach London
209 Hammersmith Mortlake Metroline
210 Brent Cross Finsbury Park Metroline
211 Waterloo Station Hammersmith Abellio London
212 Walthamstow Chingford CT Plus
Tower Transit (as of Mar. 2015)[4]
213 Sutton Kingston London General
214 Moorgate Highgate Metroline
215 Walthamstow Yardley Lane Estate
Lea Valley Camp Site (Summer only) †
Stagecoach London
216 Kingston Staines London United
217 Turnpike Lane Station Waltham Cross Metroline
219 Clapham Junction Wimbledon London General
220 Wandsworth Willesden Junction Station London United
221 Turnpike Lane Station Edgware Arriva London
222 Hounslow Uxbridge London United
223 Wembley Central Harrow Metroline
224 Wembley Stadium Station St. Raphael's Estate Metroline
225 Canada Water Hither Green London Central
226 Ealing Broadway Station Golders Green Metroline
227 Bromley North Station Crystal Palace Stagecoach London
228 Central Middlesex Hospital Maida Hill Metroline
229 Thamesmead Queen Mary's Hospital London Central
230 Turnpike Lane Station Upper Walthamstow Arriva London
231 Turnpike Lane Station Enfield Chase London General
232 Wood Green St. Raphael's Estate Metroline
233 Eltham Swanley London General
234 Barnet Highgate Wood Metroline
235 North Brentford Quarter Sunbury Village Abellio London
236 Hackney Wick Finsbury Park Tower Transit
237 White City Hounslow Heath Metroline
238 Barking Stratford Stagecoach London
240 Edgware Golders Green Metroline
241 Canning Town Stratford City Stagecoach London
242 Tottenham Court Road Station Homerton Hospital Arriva London
243 Waterloo Station Wood Green Arriva London
244 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Abbey Wood London General
245 Golders Green Alperton Sainsbury's Metroline
246 Bromley North Station Westerham
Chartwell (summer Sundays) †
Stagecoach London
247 Barkingside Romford Stagecoach London
248 Romford Cranham Stagecoach London
249 Clapham Common Anerley Station London General
250 Brixton Croydon Arriva London
251 Arnos Grove Station Edgware London Sovereign
252 Collier Row Hornchurch Stagecoach London
253 Euston Station Hackney Central Station Arriva London
254 Aldgate Holloway Arriva London
255 Balham Pollards Hill Arriva London
256 Noak Hill St George's Hospital Stagecoach London
257 Stratford Walthamstow Central Station London General
258 South Harrow Watford Junction Arriva Shires & Essex
259 Kings Cross Edmonton Green London General
260 Golders Green White City Metroline
261 Lewisham Princess Royal Hospital Stagecoach London
262 Beckton Stratford Stagecoach London
263 Barnet Highbury Barn Metroline
264 St George's Hospital Croydon Arriva London
265 Putney Bridge Tolworth London United
266 Hammersmith Brent Cross Tower Transit
267 Hammersmith Fulwell London United
268 Golders Green Station Finchley Road 02 Centre Arriva Shires & Essex
269 Bromley North Station Bexleyheath Stagecoach London
270 Mitcham Putney Bridge London General
271 Highgate Moorgate Finsbury Square Metroline
272 Shepherd's Bush Chiswick London United
273 Lewisham Petts Wood Station Stagecoach London
274 Angel Station Lancaster Gate Station Metroline
275 St James Street Station Barkingside Stagecoach London
276 Stoke Newington Common Newham Hospital Docklands Buses
277 Highbury & Islington Station Leamouth Stagecoach London
279 Manor House Station Waltham Cross Arriva London
280 St George's Hospital Belmont Station London General
281 Hounslow Bus Station Tolworth Ewell Road London United
282 Ealing Hospital Mount Vernon Hospital Metroline
283 East Acton Brunel Road Barnes Pond
Barnes Wetland Centre (daytime)
London United
284 Lewisham Grove Park London General
285 Kingston Heathrow Airport London United
286 Greenwich Queen Mary's Hospital London Central
287 Barking Rainham Abbey Wood Lane Stagecoach London
288 Queensbury Broadfields Estate Arriva Shires & Essex
289 Elmers End Purley Arriva London
290 Twickenham Station Staines Abellio London
291 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Plumstead Stagecoach London
292 Borehamwood Colindale London Sovereign
293 Morden Epsom Hospital London General
294 Noak Hill Havering Park Stagecoach London
295 Clapham Junction Station Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's Tower Transit
296 Ilford Romford Stagecoach London
297 Ealing Broadway Station Willesden Bus Garage Metroline
298 Arnos Grove Station Potters Bar Station
Potters Bar Cranborne Road
Sullivan Buses
299 Muswell Hill Cockfosters Station London General

300–399[edit]

Route Start End Operator
300 Canning Town East Ham Blue Triangle
302 Kensal Rise Mill Hill Metroline
303 Colindale Edgware Arriva Shires & Essex
305 Kingsbury Edgware Arriva Shires & Essex
307 Barnet Brimsdown Arriva London
308 Clapton Pond Wanstead Tower Transit
309 London Chest Hospital Canning Town CT Plus
312 Norwood Junction Station South Croydon Arriva London
313 Chingford Station Potters Bar Arriva London
314 Eltham Station New Addington Stagecoach London
315 Balham West Norwood London General
316 White City Cricklewood Metroline
317 Enfield Waltham Cross Arriva London
318 North Middlesex Hospital Stamford Hill Arriva London
319 Sloane Square Streatham Hill Arriva London
320 Catford Bridge Station Biggin Hill London General
321 New Cross Foots Cray London Central
322 Clapham Common Crystal Palace Abellio London
London General (as of May. 2015)[4]
323 Mile End Canning Town Stagecoach London
324 Stanmore Brent Cross Tesco London Sovereign
325 Prince Regent Station East Beckton Arriva London
326 Brent Cross Barnet Metroline
London Sovereign (as of Jul. 2015)[4]
327 Waltham Cross Circular route via Elsinge Estate and Turkey Street London General
328 Chelsea Golders Green Tower Transit
329 Wood Green Enfield Arriva London
330 Canning Town Wanstead Park Station Stagecoach London
331 Ruislip Uxbridge Metroline
332 Brent Park Paddington Metroline
333 Elephant & Castle Station Tooting London General
336 Catford Locksbottom London General
337 Clapham Junction Station Richmond London General
339 Shadwell Leytonstone Tower Transit
340 Edgware Harrow Bus Station Arriva Shires & Essex
341 County Hall Lea Valley Tesco Arriva London
343 City Hall New Cross Gate Abellio London
344 Liverpool Street Station Clapham Junction Station Abellio London
345 South Kensington Peckham London Central
346 Upminster Upminster Park Estate Arriva Southend
347 Romford Ockendon Station Blue Triangle
349 Stamford Hill Ponders End Arriva London
350 Hayes Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 Abellio London
352 Lower Sydenham Bromley North Station London General
353 Addington Village Interchange Ramsden Estate London General
354 Penge Bromley North Station Stagecoach London
355 Brixton Mitcham London Central
356 Upper Sydenham Shirley Stagecoach London
357 Whipps Cross University Hospital (Sundays)
Whipps Cross
Chingford Hatch London General
358 Crystal Palace Orpington Station London General
359 Addington Village Interchange Selsdon London General
360 Elephant & Castle Station Royal Albert Hall London Central
362 King George Hospital Grange Hill Blue Triangle
363 Elephant & Castle Station Crystal Palace London Central
364 Ilford Dagenham East Blue Triangle
365 Orchard Village Havering Park Stagecoach London
366 Beckton Bus Station Redbridge Stagecoach London
367 Bromley North Station West Croydon London General
368 Barking Chadwell Heath Blue Triangle
370 Romford Lakeside Arriva Southend
371 Richmond Kingston London United
372 Hornchurch Lakeside Stagecoach London
375 Romford Station Passingford Bridge Arriva Southend
376 Beckton East Ham Blue Triangle
377 Ponders End Oakwood Arriva London
379 Chingford Yardley Lane Estate Arriva London
380 Lewisham Belmarsh Prison Stagecoach London
381 County Hall Peckham Abellio London
382 Southgate Station Mill Hill East Station Arriva London
383 Barnet Woodside Park Station Metroline
Uno (as of Jul. 2015)[4]
384 Barnet Cockfosters Station Metroline
385 Chingford Station South Chingford CT Plus
386 Blackheath Village Woolwich Stagecoach London
387 Barking Reach Little Heath Stagecoach London
388 Blackfriars Stratford City CT Plus
389 Barnet Circular via Western Way London General
390 Notting Hill Gate Archway Metroline
391 Sands End Richmond London United
393 Chalk Farm Clapton Arriva London
394 Islington Police Station Homerton University Hospital CT Plus
395 Westway Cross Retail Park Harrow Bus Station Metroline
396 Ilford King George Hospital Stagecoach London
397 South Chingford Debden Station Arriva London
398 Ruislip Wood End London Sovereign
399 Barnet Circular via Hadley Wood Station London General

400–499[edit]

Route Start End Operator
401 Thamesmead Bexleyheath London Central
403 West Croydon Station Warlingham Arriva London
404 Coulsdon Caterham-on-the-Hill Quality Line
405 West Croydon Station Redhill London General
Arriva London (School Journeys)
406 Kingston Epsom Quality Line
407 Sutton Caterham Station Abellio London
410 Crystal Palace Wallington Arriva London
411 Kingston West Molesey Quality Line
412 West Croydon Station Purley Hospital Arriva London
413 Morden Station Sutton London General
414 Putney Bridge Station Maida Hill Abellio London
415 Elephant & Castle Tulse Hill Station Arriva London
Abellio London (as of Mar. 2015)[4]
417 Clapham Common Crystal Palace Arriva London
418 Kingston Epsom Quality Line
419 Hammersmith Richmond London United
422 North Greenwich Station Bexleyheath London Central
423 Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 Hounslow London United
424 Putney Heath Craven Cottage London General
425 Clapton Stratford Station Tower Transit
427 Acton Old Town Hall Uxbridge Metroline
428 Erith Bluewater Arriva Kent Thameside
430 South Kensington Roehampton London General
432 Brixton Anerley Station Arriva London
London General (as of Apr. 2015)[4]
434 Rickman Hill Whyteleafe South Wapses Lodge Roundabout London General
436 Paddington Lewisham London Central
440 Stonebridge Park Station Gunnersbury London United
444 Turnpike Lane Chingford Arriva London
Tower Transit (as of Mar. 2015)[4]
450 Lower Sydenham West Croydon Arriva London
452 Kensal Rise Wandsworth Road Station Abellio London
453 Marylebone Station Deptford Broadway London General
455 Old Lodge Lane Wallington Abellio London
460 North Finchley Willesden Metroline
462 Ilford Hainault Blue Triangle
463 Eastfields Coulsdon Quality Line
464 New Addington Tatsfield London General
465 Kingston Dorking Quality Line
466 Addington Village Interchange Caterham-on-the-Hill Arriva London
467 Hook Epsom Quality Line
468 Elephant & Castle Station South Croydon London Central
469 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Erith Stagecoach London
470 Colliers Wood Epsom Quality Line
472 North Greenwich Station Thamesmead Stagecoach London
473 Stratford London City Airport Stagecoach London
474 Canning Town Manor Park Docklands Buses
476 Northumberland Park Station Euston Station London General
481 West Middlesex Hospital Kingston Abellio London
482 Southall Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 London United
Metroline (as of Mar. 2015)[4]
484 Camberwell Green Lewisham Abellio London
485 Hammersmith Wandsworth London General
486 North Greenwich Station Bexleyheath London Central
487 Willesden Junction Station South Harrow Metroline
488 Dalston Junction Station Bromley-by-Bow Stagecoach London
Tower Transit (as of Feb. 2015)[4]
490 Richmond Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 Abellio London
491 North Middlesex Hospital Waltham Cross London General
492 Sidcup Bluewater Arriva Kent Thameside
493 Tooting Broadway Richmond London General
496 Romford Harold Wood Stagecoach London
498 Queen's Hospital Brentwood Blue Triangle
Stagecoach London (as of Jun. 2015)[4]
499 Gallows Corner loop service via Becontree Heath Arriva Southend
Stagecoach London (as of Jun. 2015)[4]

500–599[edit]

Route Start End Operator
507 Victoria Station Waterloo Station London General
521 Waterloo Station London Bridge London General
541 Prince Regent Station Canning Town, Keir Hardie Estate Docklands Buses
549 South Woodford Loughton Docklands Buses

600–699[edit]

The majority of routes in this sequence are run for schools to reduce overcrowding on regular bus services. Their timetables are subject to short notice alteration and re-routing in accordance with school requirements. A notable exception is route 607, which is a limited stop service operating in West London, whose number is "inherited" from the period (15 November 1936 – 8 November 1960), when this route was served by trolleybuses.[5]

Route Start End Educational Establishment Operator
601 Thamesmead Dartford Heath Wilmington Hall School Stagecoach London
602 Thamesmead Bexleyheath Townley Grammar School for Girls Stagecoach London
603 Swiss Cottage Station Muswell Hill Metroline
605 Edgware Station
Burnt Oak Station
Mill Hill County High School
Totteridge & Whetstone Station
Mill Hill County High School, The Totteridge Academy London Sovereign
606 Queensbury Barnet The Totteridge Academy Metroline
607 White City Uxbridge Metroline
608 Gallows Corner Shenfield High School † Shenfield High School Blue Triangle
609 Hammersmith Mortlake Harrodian School Metroline
611 Stonebridge Park East Finchley Bishop Douglass School Metroline
612 Selsdon Wallington Wallington County Grammar School, Riddlesdown High School, The John Fisher School, Wallington High for Girls Arriva London
613 Worcester Park Sutton Common Glenthorne High School London United
616 Winchmore Hill Edmonton Green Shopping Centre The Latymer School London General
617 Turnpike Lane Station Turkey Street St Ignatius' College Arriva London
621 Lewisham Eltham Crown Woods School London Central
624 Woolwich Grove Park Crown Woods School London Central
625 Plumstead Common Chislehurst London Central
626 Finchley Potters Bar Dame Alice Owen's School Sullivan Buses
627 Woodcote Green Worcester Park Wallington High School Arriva London
628 Southgate Kingsbury JFS JFS Sullivan Buses
629 Wood Green Turkey Street Station St Ignatius' College Arriva London
631 Golders Green Henrietta Barnett School Henrietta Barnett School Arriva Shires & Essex
632 Colindale Station Kilburn Park Station Metroline
634 Muswell Hill Barnet Metroline
635 Brentford Sunbury Cross St. Paul's School London United
636 Kemnal College Grove Park Kemnal College,Eltham College Stagecoach London
637 Kemnal College Grove Park Eltham College, Kemnal College, Stagecoach London
638 Kemnal College Coney Hall Beaverwood School, Kemnal College, Coopers Technology College, Eltham College Stagecoach London
639 Clapham Junction Putney John Paul II School London General
640 South Harrow Station Harrow Weald Whitmore High School, Salvatorian College, Sacred Heart College, Bentley Wood School Metroline
641 Teddington School West Molesey Teddington School Quality Line
642 West Hendon Stanmore London Academy Arriva Shires & Essex
643 Brent Cross East Finchley Christ's College Finchley Metroline
646 Noak Hill Cranham Blue Triangle
647 Romford Harold Hill Harold Hill Community School Arriva London
648 Romford Cranham Blue Triangle
649 Romford Emerson Park Campion School Blue Triangle
650 Romford Emerson Park Emerson Park School Blue Triangle
651 Romford North Romford Bower Park School Blue Triangle
652 Rainham Upminster Sanders Drapers School
Havering Sixth Form College
Blue Triangle
653 Kingsbury JFS Muswell Hill JFS Sullivan Buses
654 Selsdon Ramsden The Priory School,Ravens Wood School London General
655 Mitcham Raynes Park Raynes Park High School London General
656 Gallows Corner Emerson Park Emerson Park School Blue Triangle
657 South Chingford Woodford Wells Trinity Catholic High School,
Bancroft's School
Arriva London
London General (as of Mar. 2015)[4]
658 Woolwich Crown Woods School Crown Woods School London Central
London General
660 Bellingham Eltham Crown Woods School Stagecoach London
661 Mottingham Petts Wood Eltham College & Cooper School London Central
662 Surbiton New Malden Holy Cross School London United
663 Thornton Heath Pampisford Road Arriva London
664 New Addington Biggin Hill Charles Darwin School
Ravens Wood School
Stagecoach London
665 Berrylands Road New Malden Holy Cross School London United
667 Ilford Chigwell West Hatch School Blue Triangle
669 Erith Albany Park Cleeve Park School London Central
London General
670 Clapham Junction Putney John Paul II School London General
671 Chessington South Station Kingston Tiffin Girls' School London United
672 Woolwich Thamesmead Woolwich Polytechnic School Stagecoach London
673 Beckton Becontree Warren School Docklands Buses
674 Romford Harold Hill Blue Triangle
675 St James Station Woodford Woodbridge High School CT Plus
678 Beckton Stratford St Angela's Ursuline School
St. Bonaventure's Comprehensive School
Arriva London
679 Goodmayes Chingford Woodford County High,
Trinity Catholic High School
Blue Triangle
681 Hounslow Teddington Teddington School London United
683 Friern Barnet Kingsbury JFS JFS Sullivan Buses
685 Selsdon Hamsey Green Warlingham Secondary School, Riddlesdown High School Arriva London
686 Romford Harold Hill St. Edward's School Blue Triangle
687 Dagenham Park Secondary School Barking Station Dagenham Park Secondary School Stagecoach London
688 Southgate Kingsbury JFS JFS Sullivan Buses
689 Croydon The Glade Arriva London
690 Clapham Common West Norwood Burntwood School Arriva London
691 Ham Surbiton Hollyfield School London United
692 Winchmore Hill Potters Bar Dame Alice Owen's School London General
696 Hayes Bishop Ramsey School Bishop Ramsey School London United
697 Ickenham Kinghill Avenue The Douay Martyrs School London United
698 Ickenham West Drayton The Douay Martyrs School London United
699 Winchmore Hill Potters Bar Dame Alice Owen's School London General

900–999[edit]

Route numbers from 900 to 999 represent Mobility Buses: these provide a once a week return journey to a local shopping centre where there is no alternative route in the main bus network. The number of Mobility Buses routes have declined because low-floor and wheelchair accessible buses run on all London Buses routes, except for the heritage route.

Route Start End Day of Operation Operator
931 Crystal Palace Lewisham Fridays only Abellio London
965 Tolworth Kingston Mondays and Fridays only London United
969 Whitton Roehampton Vale Tuesdays and Fridays only Abellio London

Letter prefixes[edit]

Route Start End Operator Letter code[6]
A10 Heathrow Airport Uxbridge Metroline Airport
B11 Thamesmead Bexleyheath London Central Bexley
B12 Joydens Wood Erith Arriva Kent Thameside Bexley
B13 New Eltham Bexleyheath Arriva Kent Thameside Bexley
B14 Bexleyheath Orpington Station London General Bexley
B15 Horn Park Bexleyheath Arriva Kent Thameside Bexley
B16 Kidbrooke Bexleyheath London Central Bexley
C1 Victoria White City London United Central London
C2 Victoria Parliament Hill Fields Abellio London Central London
C3 Earls Court Clapham Junction Station Abellio London Chelsea Harbour
C10 Victoria Canada Water Abellio London Central London
C11 Archway Brent Cross Metroline Camden
D3 London Chest Hospital Isle of Dogs Stagecoach London Docklands
D6 Cambridge Heath Isle of Dogs Docklands Buses Docklands
D7 Mile End Poplar Docklands Buses Docklands
D8 Isle of Dogs Stratford International Docklands Buses Docklands
E1 Ealing Broadway Station Greenford Abellio London Ealing
E2 Greenford Brentford Metroline Ealing
E3 Chiswick Greenford London United Ealing
E5 Southall Perivale Metroline Ealing
E6 Greenford Station Bulls Bridge Metroline Ealing
E7 Ealing Broadway Station Ruislip Metroline Ealing
E8 Ealing Broadway Station Brentford Metroline Ealing
E9 Ealing Broadway Station Yeading Metroline Ealing
E10 Ealing Broadway Station Northolt Tellings-Golden Miller Ealing
E11 Ealing Greenford London United Ealing
EL1 Barking Reach Ilford Blue Triangle East London Transit
EL2 Dagenham Dock Station Ilford Blue Triangle East London Transit
G1 Shaftesbury Estate Norbury London General St George's Hospital
H2 Golders Green Circular
via Hampstead Garden Suburb
Arriva Shires & Essex Hampstead
H3 Golders Green Hill Top Arriva Shires & Essex Hampstead
H9 Harrow circular anticlockwise
via Northwick Park Hospital
London Sovereign Harrow
H10 Harrow circular clockwise
via South Harrow
London Sovereign Harrow
H11 Harrow Mount Vernon Hospital London Sovereign Harrow
H12 Stanmore South Harrow Metroline Harrow
H13 Ruislip Lido Northwood Hills London Sovereign Harrow
H14 Northwick Park Hospital Hatch End London Sovereign Harrow
H17 Wembley Harrow London Sovereign Harrow
H18 Harrow circular clockwise
via North Harrow
Arriva Shires & Essex Harrow
H19 Harrow circular anticlockwise
via Kenton
Arriva Shires & Essex Harrow
H20 Hounslow Civic Centre Ivybridge Twickenham Tesco Abellio London Hounslow
H22 Richmond Hounslow London United Hounslow
H25 Hanworth Hatton Cross Station Abellio London Hounslow
H26 Feltham Hatton Cross Station Abellio London Hounslow
H28 Osterley Bulls Bridge Abellio London Hounslow
H32 Hounslow Southall London United Hounslow
H37 North Sheen Hounslow Blenheim Centre London United Hounslow
H91 Hammersmith Hounslow West Station London United Hounslow
H98 Hayes End Hounslow London United Hounslow
K1 New Malden Kingston Abellio London Kingston
K2 Kingston Hospital Hook London United Kingston
K3 Roehampton Vale Esher Abellio London Kingston
K4 Hook Kingston Hospital London United Kingston
K5 Morden Ham Quality Line Kingston
P4 Brixton Lewisham Stagecoach London Peckham
P5 Elephant & Castle Station Nine Elms London Central Peckham
P12 Surrey Quays Brockley Rise London Central Peckham
P13 New Cross Gate Streatham Abellio London Peckham
R1 Green Street Green St Paul's Cray London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R2 Petts Wood Station Biggin Hill Valley London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R3 Princess Royal University Hospital Chelsfield Village London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R4 Princess Royal University Hospital Pauls Cray Hill London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R5 Orpington Station circular clockwise
via Knockholt
Stagecoach London Orpington (Roundabout)
R6 Orpington Station St. Mary Cray Station London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R7 Orpington Bickley Station Stagecoach London Orpington (Roundabout)
R8 Orpington Station Biggin Hill London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R9 Orpington Station Ramsden Estate London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R10 Orpington Station circular anticlockwise
via Cudham
Stagecoach London Orpington (Roundabout)
R11 Green Street Green Queen Mary's Hospital London General Orpington (Roundabout)
R68 Hampton Court Kew Abellio London Richmond
R70 Hampton (Circular) Richmond Abellio London Richmond
RV1 Covent Garden Tower Bridge Tower Transit Riverside
S1 Mitcham Banstead Quality Line Sutton
S3 Belmont Malden Manor Station Quality Line Sutton
S4 Roundshaw St Helier Station Abellio London Sutton
T31 New Addington Forestdale Arriva London Tramlink feeder
T32 New Addington Addington Village Interchange London General Tramlink feeder
T33 West Croydon Addington Village Interchange Abellio London Tramlink feeder
U1 Ruislip West Drayton Station Metroline Uxbridge
U2 Uxbridge Brunel University Metroline Uxbridge
U3 Uxbridge Heathrow Airport Metroline Uxbridge
U4 Uxbridge Prologis Park Metroline Uxbridge
U5 Uxbridge Hayes and Harlington Station Metroline Uxbridge
U7 Uxbridge Hayes Abellio London Uxbridge
U9 Uxbridge Harefield Hospital Abellio London Uxbridge
U10 Uxbridge Ruislip Metroline Uxbridge
W3 Finsbury Park Northumberland Park Arriva London Wood Green
W4 Oakthorpe Park Ferry Lane Estate London General Wood Green
W5 Archway Harringay CT Plus Wood Green
W6 Southgate Edmonton Green Arriva London Wood Green
W7 Finsbury Park Muswell Hill Metroline Wood Green
W8 Picketts Lock Chase Farm Hospital Metroline Wood Green
W9 Southgate Chase Farm Hospital Metroline Wood Green
W10 Enfield Town Crews Hill London General Wood Green
W11 Walthamstow Chingford Hall Estate Arriva London Waltham Forest
W12 Walthamstow Wanstead CT Plus Waltham Forest
W13 Leytonstone Woodford Wells CT Plus Waltham Forest
W14 Leyton Woodford Bridge Tower Transit Waltham Forest
W15 Hackney Central Cogan Avenue Estate Tower Transit Waltham Forest
W16 Leytonstone Chingford Mount London General Waltham Forest
W19 Argall Avenue
St James Street Station (after 20:00)
Ilford Blue Triangle Waltham Forest
X26 West Croydon Heathrow Airport Quality Line Express route
X68 Russell Square West Croydon London Central Express route

Night only routes (N-prefixed)[edit]

Night bus routes are often related to the day numerical equivalent, normally running the same route but with an extension at either end of the service. This is normally to provide a night service to destinations served by tube or train during the day.

However, there are a few N-prefixed route numbers that have no relation to their daytime equivalents: the N5, N20 and N97 all operate in a different part of London to their respective day routes, and the N550 and N551 (which provide night service on parts of the DLR network) have no corresponding daytime routes.

There are also 24-hour routes, which run day and night but usually with a lower frequency during the night hours. The vast majority run the same route at all times. Route 65 is classed as a 24-hour service, but unusually has an extension to its night service, rather than the night service being designated N65.

Route Start End Operator
N1 Tottenham Court Road Thamesmead London General
N2 Trafalgar Square Crystal Palace Arriva London
N3 Bromley North Oxford Circus Abellio London
N5 Edgware Trafalgar Square Metroline
N7 Russell Square Northolt Metroline
N8 Hainault Tottenham Court Road Station Stagecoach London
N9 Heathrow Terminal 5 Aldwych London United
N11 Liverpool Street Station Ealing Broadway London General
N13 North Finchley Aldwych London Sovereign
N15 Romford Trafalgar Square Stagecoach London
N16 Edgware Victoria Station Metroline
N18 Trafalgar Square Harrow Weald Metroline
N19 Clapham Junction Finsbury Park London General
N20 Trafalgar Square Barnet Metroline
N21 Trafalgar Square Bexleyheath London Central
N22 Fulwell Piccadilly Circus London General
N26 Chingford Trafalgar Square Tower Transit
N28 Camden Town Wandsworth Tower Transit
N29 Trafalgar Square Enfield Town Arriva London
N31 Camden Town Clapham Junction Tower Transit
N35 Clapham Junction Tottenham Court Road Abellio London
N38 Walthamstow Central Victoria Station Arriva London
N41 Tottenham Hale Trafalgar Square Arriva London
N44 Sutton station Aldwych London General
N47 St Mary Cray Trafalgar Square Stagecoach London
N55 Oxford Circus Woodford Wells Stagecoach London
N63 Crystal Palace King's Cross London Central
N64 New Addington Thornton Heath Pond London General
N68 Old Coulsdon Tottenham Court Road Station London Central
N73 Walthamstow Victoria Station Arriva London
N74 Baker Street Roehampton London General
N86 Harold Hill Stratford Bus Station Stagecoach London
N87 Aldwych Kingston London General
N89 Trafalgar Square Erith London Central
N91 Trafalgar Square Cockfosters Metroline
N97 Trafalgar Square Hammersmith London United
N98 Stanmore Holborn Metroline
N109 Croydon Oxford Circus Arriva London
Abellio London (as of Jan. 2015)[4]
N113 Edgware Trafalgar Square Metroline
N133 Mitcham Liverpool Street Station Arriva London
N136 Oxford Circus Chislehurst Stagecoach London
N137 Crystal Palace Oxford Circus Arriva London
N155 Morden Aldwych London General
N171 Hither Green Tottenham Court Road Station London Central
N205 Leyton Paddington Station Stagecoach London
N207 Uxbridge Holborn Metroline
N253 Aldgate Tottenham Court Road Station Arriva London
N279 Trafalgar Square Waltham Cross Arriva London
N343 New Cross Gate Trafalgar Square Abellio London
N381 Peckham Trafalgar Square Abellio London
N550 Canning Town Trafalgar Square Tower Transit
N551 Gallions Reach Shopping Park Trafalgar Square Tower Transit

Other routes within the London area[edit]

These bus routes are not contracted to Transport for London and are therefore not 'London Buses'. These are generally routes from the outskirts and towns just outside the Greater London boundary to destinations within (the exceptions are the 812, 938 and MB1, which run entirely within the boundary). They are painted in a colour chosen by the operator, so are not necessarily red like London Buses, and most of them do not accept Oyster cards. These routes are operated with a London Service Permit issued by TfL, so they are recognised by a TfL bus map and appear on TfL bus stops and bus information.

Note that the 724, which although is run by a coach company, is a bus route.

Coach services are not included in this list.

Route Start End Operator Source
8 Mount Vernon Hospital Abbots Langley Arriva Shires & Essex
Redline Buses
[7]
58 Uxbridge Station
Slough
Britwell First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [8]
60 Eton Wick Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [9]
61 Eton College Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [9]
71 Slough Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [9]
75 Heathrow Airport Slough
Maidenhead (hourly)
First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [10]
76 Heathrow Airport Cippenham First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [10]
77 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Clewer and Dedworth First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [9]
78 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Britwell
Burnham (late evenings/Sundays)
First Berkshire & The Thames Valley [9]
84 New Barnet Station St Albans St Peters Street Metroline [11]
402 Bromley North Tunbridge Wells Arriva Kent & Sussex [12]
409 Caterham Valley Selsdon Metrobus [13]
420 Sutton Redhill/Gatwick Airport (Mon-Sat), Crawley (Sunday) Metrobus [13]
441 Heathrow Airport Englefield Green Abellio Surrey [9]
458 Kingston Staines Abellio Surrey [14]
459 Kingston Woking Abellio Surrey [14]
461 Kingston Staines Abellio Surrey [14]
477 Bluewater Orpington Arriva Southern Counties [15]
505 Chingford Station Harlow Arriva Shires & Essex [16]
513 Kingston upon Thames Byfleet/Downside Abellio Surrey [14]
514 Kingston upon Thames Hersham Abellio Surrey [14]
515 Kingston upon Thames Guildford Abellio Surrey [14]
515A Kingston upon Thames Guildford Abellio Surrey [14]
555 Heathrow Airport Walton-on-Thames Station Abellio Surrey [10]
557 Hatton Cross Woking Abellio Surrey [9]
580 Beaconsfield High Wycombe Carousel Buses [8]
581 Uxbridge Station Higher Denham
Uxbridge Station (Some journeys)
Carousel Buses [8]
583 Windsor Hedgerley Carousel Buses [8]
610 Enfield Hatfield Business Park Uno [17]
614 Queensbury Station Hatfield Business Park Uno [18]
615 Stanmore Hatfield Business Park Uno [13]
644 Wembley Park Hatfield Business Park Uno [18]
724 Harlow Heathrow Terminal 5 Green Line Coaches [10]
A30 Uxbridge Chesham Carousel Buses [10]
A40/740 Heathrow Central (A40)
Uxbridge (740)
High Wycombe Carousel Buses [10]
R21 Mount Vernon Hospital Uxbridge (only twice per day)
Maple Cross
Red Rose Travel [7]

Temporary routes[edit]

There are four special express routes that run during Notting Hill Carnival days: 2X, 36X, 205X and 436X.[19]

Former routes[edit]

This list shows some old routes that used to operate but do not exist anymore. Services withdrawn before 1994 are not listed.

Route Start End Date of launch Date of withdrawal Last operator Replaced by
2A Crystal Palace Brixton Station 19 May 1954 29 January 1994 South London 2
9A Mortlake Kensington 18 July 1992 7 March 1997 London United 209
15B East Ham Aldgate 4 March 1989 18 September 1999 Stagecoach East London 115
16A Brent Cross Marble Arch 31 January 1976 10 October 1997 Metroline 189
22A London Bridge Clapton Park Estate 28 October 1972 28 February 1998 Kentish Bus 149
242
22B Tottenham Court Road Station Homerton Hospital 22 November 1987 28 February 1998 Kentish Bus 242
36B Victoria Station Grove Park 26 November 1958 12 March 1994 Selkent 136
45A South Kensington Peckham Garage 10 November 1990 2 September 1995 London Central 345
59 (1985) Farringdon Street Streatham Hill Brixton Garage 2 February 1985 29 January 1994 South London
68A Elephant and Castle South Croydon Garage 12 March 1994 27 March 1999 Arriva London 468
77A Wandsworth Aldwych 3 May 1950 3 June 2006 London General 87
84A Turnpike Lane Station Barnet Church 24 April 1982 27 January 1996 Cowie Leaside 184
87 (1934) Barking Town Centre Romford Market 3 October 1934 25 March 2006 Stagecoach London 5
97A Chingford Station Walthamstow Central Station 31 January 1981 19 February 2000 First Capital 357
115 (1984) Balham Forest Hill 24 April 1984 29 April 1995 Cowie South London 315
P13
129 (1939) Becontree Heath Claybury Broadway 7 June 1939 26 June 2004 East Thames Buses 128
150
135 (1987) Archway Station Marble Arch 21 November 1987 2 September 2000 Metroline 88
137A Crystal Palace Clapham Common 2 February 1991 18 September 1999 Arriva London 417
161A Petts Wood Station Woolwich 6 May 1953 12 March 1994 Selkent 162
171A County Hall Northumberland Park Tesco's 1 February 1986 17 October 1998 Arriva London 341
184 (1951) New Cross Trafalgar Square 7 October 1951 12 March 1994 London Central 343
484
207A Uxbridge Charville Lane Estate 21 July 1990 13 November 1999 First Centrewest U7
228 (1934) Chislehurst Eltham 3 October 1934 7 September 1996 Kentish Bus 160
321
235 (1968) Leytonstone Station Woodford Wells 7 September 1968 26 July 1996 Grey Green W13
239 Clapham Junction Victoria 12 May 1990 15 February 2008 Go-Ahead London 170
243A Wood Green Liverpool Street 19 July 1961 19 August 2000 Arriva London 243
272 (1974) Woolwich Thamesmead 30 November 1974 23 January 1999 Kentish Bus 244
472
274 (1968) Ealing Broadway Hayes Station 30 November 1968 21 July 1990 Centrewest E6
E7
306 Crystal Palace Blackheath 20 June 1992 28 September 1996 Stagecoach Selkent 202
351 Bromley North Station Penge 2 March 1991 24 June 2002 Metrobus 354
354 (1986) Bromley North Station Croydon 16 August 1986 19 May 2000 Metrobus 314
T33
357 (1983) Croydon Orpington 1983 1995 Metrobus 353
354 (1986)
369 Ilford Thames View Estate 20 March 1993 20 February 2010 Stagecoach London EL1
EL2
374 Romford Harold Hill 20 March 1993 15 October 2005 Stagecoach London 174
393 (1989) Hackbridge Morden Station 25 February 1989 23 November 1996 London General 80
151
395 (1999) Limehouse Surrey Quays 9 October 1999 29 April 2006 First Capital
435 Southall Town Hall Heathrow Airport Cargo Area 25 June 2005 22 March 2008 First Centrewest 482
494 West Croydon Bus Station Shirley Monks Orchard 10 June 2000 11 June 2005 Metrobus 367
501 Waterloo London Bridge 9 September 1968 31 May 2002 London General (Red Arrow) 521
505 Waterloo Shoreditch 4 March 1989 19 August 2000 London General (Red Arrow) 35
243
604 West Norwood Stanley Technical High School 5 September 2005 20 July 2007 Arriva London
620 Biggin Hill Valley Charles Darwin School 5 January 2002 21 July 2006 Metrobus 664
630 New Addington All Saints Catholic School 20 July 2007 Stagecoach London
689 Clapham Common West Norwood 2 September 2011 Arriva London
726 Bromley South Station Heathrow Airport 16 Apr 2005 Tellings Golden Miller X26
746 Bromley Tunbridge Wells 1994 1995 Metrobus 402
805 Heathrow Airport Northolt June 2001 25 June 2005 Bharat Travel 435
917 South Croydon West Croydon 22 June 2011 Abellio London 64
T33
941 Bedfont Green Hampton Hill 29 February 2012 Abellio London
953 Scrattons Farm Chase Cross 7 November 2012 First Capital
958 Ilford Hainualt Street Woodford King's Avenue 26 July 2011 First Capital
972 Neasden Birchen Grove Colindale ASDA 22 October 2010 First Centrewest 324
980 Colindale Brent Cross 31 July 1991
B1 Eltham Coney Hall 21 October 1972 14 July 1990 Selkent 138
314
E4 Windmill Park Perivale 27 March 1993 24 May 1997 Centrewest
ELW Shoreditch Wapping 23 December 2007
(mid-term temporary rail replacement service for closure of East London Line)
15 May 2010 First London None (re-opening of East London Line)
H1 Golders Green Henrietta Barnett School 18 May 2013 Arriva Shires & Essex 631
H15 Harrow Weald Oxhey Lane Northwick Park Hospital 14 November 1987 4 September 1999 Metroline 182
H21 Bedfont Green Sunbury Tesco 22 January 2000 2 December 2005 Tellings Golden Miller
H23 Heathrow Airport Cargo Area Hounslow Bus Station 28 April 1990 22 March 2008 London United 423
H30 Hatton Cross Station Heathrow Central Bus Station 1 November 1998 1 May 2004 Airlinks
H40 Chiswick Grove Park Park Royal Asda 9 November 1991 26 May 2002 London United 272
440
H50 Hayes & Harlington Station West Drayton 3 February 2001 22 March 2008 Travel London 350
K6 Kingston Roehampton Vale ASDA 2 December 1989 25 July 1998 Westlink 485
P2 Peckham, Bus Garage Lewisham Shopping Centre 1992 1994 London Central 484
P13
P15 West Norwood West Norwood London Central
PR1 Ealing Broadway Willesden Junction Station 24 March 2007 First Centrewest 226
PR2
PR2 Wembley Park The Paddocks Willesden Junction Station 15 October 2011 First Centrewest 206
224
R62 Hampton Sainsbury's West Middlesex Hospital 1992 6 May 2006 Tellings Golden Miller 481
R69 Richmond Hammersmith 7 April 1990 11 November 2000 London United 419
S2 Stratford Clapton Nightingale Road 5 July 2008 First Capital 425
488
N10 King's Cross Richmond 29 September 2001 30 January 2010 First Centrewest 10
33
N25 Oxford Circus Harold Hill 15 July 1995 26 June 2004 First Capital 25
N8
N86
N50 Gallions Reach Trafalgar Square 30 June 1995 30 August 2008 Stagecoach London N550
N551
N52 Victoria Station Willesden 3 December 1993 8 December 2012 Metroline 52
N75 Croydon Lewisham 19 May 2007 Stagecoach London
N76 Waterloo Northumberland Park Station 1 February 2003 15 November 2015 Arriva London 76
N77 Tolworth Aldwych 19 August 1995 3 June 2006 London General N87
281
N81 Victoria Bexleyheath (some journeys extended to Gravesend and the Medway Towns)[20] 8 October 1993 28 June 2002 London Central N89
N84 Trafalgar Square New Cross Gate 8 October 1993 27 February 2001 London Central N343
N159 New Addington Marble Arch 28 August 2010 Arriva London 159
N64
N109
N213 West Croydon Kingston 4 July 2009 London General 213

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Klapper (1984) The Golden Age of Buses. Page 64. Routledge, London ISBN 0-7102-0232-6, ISBN 978-0-7102-0232-1.
  2. ^ "How are bus routes (especially London bus routes) numbered?". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.londonbuses.co.uk/routes/rl-nights.html
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p London Omnibus Traction Society, London Omnibus Traction Society .
  5. ^ "David Bradley online". Retrieved 11 July 2009. 
  6. ^ "The Reshaping Plan". Red-RF.com. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  7. ^ a b http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/mount-vernon.pdf
  8. ^ a b c d http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/uxbridge.pdf
  9. ^ a b c d e f g http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/heathrow-t5.pdf
  10. ^ a b c d e f http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/heathrow.pdf
  11. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/newbarnet-a4.pdf
  12. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/bromley-north-and-market-square-130114.pdf
  13. ^ a b c http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/selsdon-a4.pdf
  14. ^ a b c d e f g http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/kingston.pdf
  15. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/orpington.pdf
  16. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/chingford-a4-310813.pdf
  17. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/enfield.pdf
  18. ^ a b http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/bus-route-maps/queensbury-a4.pdf
  19. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/info-for/media/press-releases/2012/august/check-before-you-travel-to-notting-hill-carnival-and-enjoy-the-event-sunday-26--bank-holiday-monday-27-august-2012
  20. ^ London Buses, http://www.londonbuses.co.uk/_routes/night/n081-2.html

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