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​​Please note the revised Bus Services whilst OU Campus is closed


Vale Travel will continue to operate a revised service using the stops on V10 Brickhill Street whilst the OU Campus is closed.


Z&S will continue to operate using stops on V10 Brickhill Street whilst the OU Campus is closed.

Service postponed until further notice. 

Click here to view important service information on your area. Please view the F70 & F77 timetable for more information on the emergency timetable service currently running.

We will keep you informed if we receive any further updates.

Please check with the bus service providers for up to date information on any changes to their timetables before you travel.

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Public bus services in Milton Keynes

Further information on bus service changes in the Milton Keynes area can be found on the Milton Keynes Council transport page.

Buses that serve The Open University

The buses listed below serve The Open University campus.

  • Service 11/11A - Operated by Vale Travel
    Serving Caldecotte - Open University - Kents Hil - Central Milton Keynes
  • Service 12/12A - Operated by Vale Travel 
    Serving Caldecotte - Open University  - Kents Hill - Central Milton Keynes
  • Service 24 - Operated by Red Rose Travel 
    Serving Bletchley - Kingston - Newport Pagnell - Central Milton Keynes - Westcroft - Bletchley
  • Service 25 - Operated by Red Rose Travel
    Serving Bletchley - Westcroft - Central Milton Keyns - Newport Pagnell - Kingston - Bletchley
  • Service F70/F77 - Operated by Arriva
    Serving Central Milton Keynes (F70) - Bletchley (F77) - Leighton Buzzard - Dunstable - Luton
  • Service OU Shuttle - Operated by Souls Coaches
    Serving Milton Keynes Rail Station - Open University

For information on bus timetables and fares please see Milton Keynes Council's website


When buying a rail ticket to Milton Keynes or Bletchley you can add on a discounted Plusbus day bus pass for £2. 

The Bus Timetables are updated by Milton Keynes Council

There are several public buses between the University and Milton Keynes Station.  Please refer to Mitlon Keyne's Council's website for further information and timetables.

On weekdays the buses stop at our campus stop by the Wilson and Perry Buildings.  On weekday evenings and at weekends you need to catch the bus at the stop on Brickhill Street (see map below).

Bus Stops Map

Journey Planner

To help to plan your travel to work please visit the Traveline website. The website has many options available for your prefered commute to work whether you travel by bus, train/underground or coach.

Or check out Milton Keynes Council's On Board Android App from Google Play that allows you to check bus times and routes from your phone.

You could even check bus times by using the RTPI link from your own desktop.