Community Buses

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One of the minibuses

Bishop's Stortford Town Council manages a fleet of four minibuses on behalf of Bishop's Stortford Minibus Trust providing affordable community transport services. These are available for self-drive hire and also for regular services.

Self-drive Hire

The minibuses are available for hire by local community organisations and groups in the Stort Valley for regular journeys or day trips and outings. Groups will need to provide their own driver who will need to hold a driving licence with D1 entitlement.  The buses seat between 13 and 16 people including driverThere are three manual buses, one automatic and all the buses can accommodate wheelchairs and have electric tail lifts.

Regular Services

The Minibus Trust offers a number of regular services around Bishop's Stortford and the surrounding area.

The Stortford Shuttle operates one circular route per hour covering Thorley, Havers, Parsonage, Bishop's Gate, the Herts and Essex Hospital and the town centre (see link below).  Hop on and Hop off at any point along the route.  The bus provides a service on routes not covered by the commercial bus companies and operates weekdays.  Get around town with a £4.00 all day ticket, or use your bus pass.  Operating hours 09:00 - 14:00 hours. All welcome!

The Hadham Hopper/Route 4  is a free service and runs every Thursday from Much Hadham and Perry Green to and from Bishop's Stortford.

One of the minibuses
Stortford Shuttle