Christmas bus, tram and train travel

Last updated:  7 December 2022 

Services will be running differently over Christmas and New Year. In some cases, last departures will be earlier than usual, or there will be limited or no service.

We're still working with operators to confirm service provision over the festive period -  please check back regularly for updates or create a MyTSY account to sign up for our newsletter.

For train services please be aware that industrial action and engineering works may occur over the Christmas period, visit the National Rail Enquiries website or call them on 03457 48 49 50 to check before you travel.

Rail Industrial Action

Industrial action will affect rail services in December. Check details on our Industrial Action Page.

Christmas bus, tram and train services:

19-23 December
24 December - Christmas Eve
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - Boxing Day
27 December - Bank Holiday
28 - 30 December
31 December - New Year's Eve
1 January - New Year's Day
2 January - Bank Holiday Monday
3 January

Download the Christmas timetables

Our Christmas timetable PDF guides are available to download below, detailed timetables for Sheffield and Rotherham will be added to the guides soon.

Festive bus, tram, tram train and train times will be available in our Journey planner from 10 December. 

 Barnsley and Doncaster Christmas timetable guide (PDF, 440kb)

 Rotherham Christmas timetable guide (PDF, 597kb)

Sheffield Christmas timetable guide (PDF, 410kb)

Plan your journey

Use our journey planner tool from 10 December to plan your festive travel. 

Our interchanges 

Our interchanges will have slightly different opening hours over the festive break. Check before you travel. 

Traveline opening hours

Our Traveline contact centre and Twitter @TSYalerts account will have different opening hours over the holidays. 

Senior Pass travel

Senior travel pass holders (ENCTS) will be able to travel all day on buses, trams and trains within South Yorkshire from 27 Dec to 2 Jan.

TravelMaster tickets

Buying your usual TravelMaster ticket over the festive holidays?

Get there with the £2 fare

Travel South Yorkshire by bus or tram this winter and any one-way journey won’t cost more than £2.