Welcome To Bishop's Stortford Community Transport CIO (BSCT)

Bishop's Stortford Community Transport CIO is a registered charity (Charity Number 1172934).  

BSCT have a fleet of four minibuses and are managed by Bishop's Stortford Town Council. 
We offer affordable not-for-profit transport to members of the community, this being self-drive hire or the regular services mentioned below.

Thinking about organising a regular weekly event?   


Maybe you just simply want to arrange a day trip?  

Then why not try our affordable Self-Drive Hire service? 

It could be the solution you're looking for! 



The minibuses are available for hire by local community organisations and groups who operate on a not for profit basis in the Bishop's Stortford/Stort Valley area, they can be hired for regular journeys or day trips and outings. Groups will need to provide their own driver with a D1 entitlement on their driving licence and Section 19 Permit where necessary.  The buses seat between 13 and 16 people including driver seat.   There is presently both manual and automatic buses that can accommodate wheelchairs and have electric tail lifts. 

For further information about Self-Drive hire, please contact Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 (tracey.gaynor@bishopsstortfordtc.gov.uk).



PAY LESS TO TRAVEL BY BUS THIS WINTER: From 1st January to 31st March 2023 a single bus journey will cost no more than £2.00 for any paying passenger (see information below)
Valid older persons bus passes are accepted.

Bishop's Stortford Community Transport offers a number of regular services around Bishop's Stortford and the surrounding, these are listed below:

Stortford Shuttle (Monday- Friday 07:50-15:00 hrs) 

Stortford Shuttle operates a 1 hour circular route, 6 times a day 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, simply put out your hand and the driver will stop at the closest safe place.  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.  Older and disabled persons bus passes and SuperSaver Cards are also accepted.  Operating hours 07:50 - 15:00 hours. All welcome! (see Timetable listed below) or contract Anne Shirley on 01279 712146 or Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004

See our information page: www.bishopsstortfordtc.gov.uk/stortford-shuttle or timetable below

A map showing the entire route of Stortford Shuttle or Saturday Shopper Hopper can be found at: https://www.intalink.org.uk/services type the word "stortford" in the search bar

Stortford Shuttle (STSH) map of route can also be found at: https://bit.ly/3byXw7b or Saturday Shopper Hopper (STSS) route can be found at: https://bit.ly/3CnAcER  

Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Stortford-Shuttle-578208765669653/ or Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/@StortShuttle

Hadham Hopper (Thursdays)

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.(Timetable listed below).

If you live in the Much Hadham/Perry Green area and would like to travel on the Hadham Hopper call Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 or email tracey.gaynor@bishopsstortdtc.gov.uk 

Saturday Shopper Hopper (Saturdays 09:00-13:00 hrs)

The Saturday Shopper Hopper similar to the Stortford Shuttle but it has been re-routed on a Saturday to serve the west of the town to the town centre and the east of the town to Tesco Supermarket, Lancaster Way - Saturdays Only  

Timetable for Saturday Shopper Hopper can be found at the link below.

Printed timetables for the Stortford Shuttle and the Saturday Shopper Hopper are also available from the Tourist Information Centre, Town Council Offices and are available on the bus itself.

Additionally further information about other community transport can be found on the Community Transport Herts website: www.communitytransportherts.org

New members are always welcome!!