Into Northampton At Christmas - For A Pound

15 December 2018, 10:10 | Updated: 15 December 2018, 10:14

Northampton Bus Service Uno

From today, you can park & ride into Northampton for just a pound.

Uno Buses are now running shopping park & ride services with the Borough Council to try to ease congestion around the town in the run up to Christmas.

Parking at the Sixfield's site in the Claret car park in Edgar Mobbs Way is free and return bus tickets are priced at just £1.

Any children aged 16 or under travelling with a fare paying adult can travel for free.

The park and ride service will be in operation from Saturday 15 December until Monday 24 December inclusive and buses will run from 5.30am to 10.30pm.

Timings are as follows:

  • Mon to Friday - ten-minute frequency up to 7pm and every 20 minutes thereafter
  • Saturday - half-hourly to 9am, every 15 mins thereafter until 7pm and then every 20 minutes
  • Sunday - half-hourly until 7pm then hourly

Those who still choose to drive into Northampton town centre have a number of car parks to choose from. Full details can be found at https://www.northampton.gov.uk/directory/3/car-park-directory