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The 36 strikes GOLD at the UK Bus Awards

The 36, our booming luxury service linking Harrogate with Leeds and Ripon, has won GOLD in the bus industry's leading awards.

Save big on Black Friday

The biggest shopping day of the year is almost upon us!

Hey, you! Get ready to ZAP

Do you seem to spend most of your time fighting for a seat on slow, cramped trains? Worst of all, do you hate paying through the eyes and nose for the pleasure?

Roadworks in Harrogate town centre are coming to an end

They've been digging up the roads to replace gas pipes in and around Harrogate town centre, but now the end is finally in sight.

Here's how we're running over Christmas and New Year

Christmas isn't just about turkey and mince pies. Well, OK, so a few mince pies will be consumed. But there's lots of other amazing things going on across Yorkshire - and there's no better way of getting there than by bus. 

Using the Lancashire and Yorkshire Bus mobile ticket apps? It's time to download Transdev Go

Transdev Go replaces all of our old mobile apps with one simple, super-powerful piece of software in your pocket. 

Plan. Buy. Go. Transdev Go is here

It's here! Transdev Go is our new app, and it's available for you to download from the app stores now. Whether you're a wandering wireless whizz-kid or a travelling technophobe, our shiny new mobile app has got just the ticket for you..

Changes to our buses in Harrogate from Sunday 29 October

Head's up! There are some exciting changes taking place on our buses in and around Harrogate from Sunday 29 October.

Get ready to ZAP! Manchester to Leeds FAST, starts 5 November

Remember, remember, 5 November! It's the start date of our new Cityzap route between Leeds and Manchester running every hour, every day. 

RIDING. REDEFINED...AGAIN.

The 36 is already the finest way to travel between Leeds, Harrogate and Ripon, home to the best buses on the roads today. 

It's the 1 for evenings - and Saturday nights!

You spoke. We listened. We've got some exciting changes coming up for you on the 1 for Harrogate and Knaresborough. 

Flying from Leeds Bradford Airport? It's time to go all-inclusive

Leeds Bradford Airport opens up a world of amazing holiday destinations, right on our doorstep - from sunny Spain to the beaches in Bulgaria, the romance of Paris to the hustle & bustle of Berlin. 

Winter Sunday service on the 24 secure for the next two years

The 24, one of the most picturesque bus routes in the country running between Pateley Bridge and Harrogate, will now be running 7 days a week in the winter months, thanks to the support of Harrogate Water Brands as part of an innovative new partnership.

BINGO! Grab a FREE drink on us with your concessionary pass

Bingo! We've got cracking news for you, if you're a concessionary pass holder travelling with us around Harrogate.

Catch the 24 to St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Schools

Live in Nidderdale and study at St Aidan's or St John Fisher's Schools? We've got some great news for you. 

Megabus and Transdev are going further for Yorkshire!

Big news! We're helping you to go further by teaming up with the UK's fastest growing intercity coach network to offer joined up journeys between local cities and towns, to over 40 destinations across Britain.

Amazing days of summer

There's no better time to explore all Yorkshire has to offer this summer – and no better way of doing it than by bus with Transdev.

DRIVING. REDEFINED. We're looking for amazing people to join our team

Fancy taking the wheel of some of the smartest buses which money can buy?

We need YOU! Join our app trial and receive a FREE Daytripper ticket

Our brand new and exciting mobile app is coming to a bus stop near you very soon, featuring mobile tickets, realtime departures for all of our buses, journey planning and much, much more. 

Gremlins in the system - we're taking down the 36 app

We know that there have been some technical issues with our popular 36 mobile app over the past few weeks. We're just as frustrated as you are that we haven't been able to iron out these issues quickly enough for you. The app has been around for a few years now, and this is part of the reason that we haven't been able to fix the problems as quickly as we'd hoped.

Diversions in Harrogate town centre

The are roadworks with temporary lights taking place at the bottom of Parliament Street in Harrogate at the moment. The roadworks are due to finish on Tuesday 8 August.

We choose VAMOOZ! Next stop Reading for our booming crowdsourced buses app

It's the app-based success story that's got the UK bus industry talking – and now VAMOOZ, launched only months ago in Yorkshire and Lancashire, is to make its debut in the south of England.

Changes on the 1 around Aspin

From Tuesday 30 May, we're making some changes to the route of the 1 around Aspin.

We're making some changes to tickets in Harrogate

From Sunday 30 April, we're making some changes to our fares in Harrogate. 

Bus 18 plan to transform West Yorkshire bus services

West Yorkshire bus services that are more reliable, easier to use, customer focused and better for the environment are the key aims of the Bus 18 initiative launched today (Friday 24 March).

Life is about choices.

We're faced with tough choices every day of our lives. Often, it's as difficult as choosing between tea or coffee. Should we order a curry tonight, grab a chinese or head out into town instead? 

New departure stands at Leeds bus station

As part of the work which has taken place to improve Leeds city bus station, our buses on the 36 and 770 & 771 will soon be using new departure stands.

We have a dream

We're delighted to reveal our bold and powerful vision to transform Harrogate into a UK leader in clean and green public transport.

Moving with the times in Harrogate - some changes from 19 Feb

Here at The Harrogate Bus Company we want to bring you the best buses possible. You tell us that the your number one demand is being on time, and we have looked where we have experienced some timing issues due to increased traffic congestion, and will be making some alterations to improve things. So, from 19 February we'll be making some changes to a few of our routes.

Our award-winning stars are simply amazing!

They're simply the best – meet the winners of our first ever Amazing Awards!

Here at last - the new Victoria Leeds

The amazing new Victoria Leeds shopping experience is here at last.

23 medals. One amazing bus.

The 36, Yorkshire's famous top-class bus route between Ripon, Harrogate and Leeds, is how winners choose to travel – and now, we have the most amazing photo to prove it!

Changes to our buses in Harrogate from Sunday 4 September

From Sunday 4 September, we're making some changes to our routes in and around Harrogate. These are mostly timetable changes to improve our punctuality for you, however there are some important changes coming to the 36.

WE. LISTEN. Changes to the 36 from 4 September

We're proud to listen to you, our customers on the 36, so we're making some important changes following your feedback.

It’s your travel - have your say

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), alongside local bus operators, are holding public drop-in sessions to talk about the plans for bus travel in West Yorkshire over the next 20 years. Together, we are developing a twenty year vision for an integrated transport network that supports sustained and healthy economic growth throughout the Leeds city region and beyond.

Amazing buses for the 1

Have you spotted one of our amazing refreshed buses out and about on the 1 yet?

Powering ahead with electric buses for Harrogate

We're proud to announce that customers in Harrogate can soon look forward to cleaner, greener journeys, thanks to a winning bid to transform our services with brand new, 100% electric buses.