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Route 242

Welwyn Garden City (Suns) - Potters Bar - Cuffley - Flamstead End - Cheshunt - Waltham Cross

Mondays to Fridays           Saturdays           Sundays

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

242 Mondays to Fridays towards Waltham Cross      Other direction      Sat      Sun


                                         SD   NSD                                                         SD   NSD
Dame Alice Owen's School            --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1550  --   --
Potters Bar Station                 --   --   --  0836  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1600 1602  --
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0642 0742 0746 0842  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1609 1609  --
Northaw, Two Brewers               0647 0747 0751 0847  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1614 1614  --
Cuffley Station                    0652 0752 0756 0852 0922  --  1052  --  ---- 1252  --   --   --   --  1619 1619  --
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0655 0755 0759 0855 0925  --  1055  --  ---- 1255  --   --   --   --  1622 1622  --
Cheshunt, Goff's School             --  0800  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0659 0803 0803 0859 0929  --  1059  --  ---- 1259  --   --   --   --  1626 1626  --
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre (arr)   --  0814 0814 0909 0939  --  1109  --  ---- 1309  --   --   --   --  1636 1636
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre (dep)   --  0814 0814 0909 0939 1009 1109 1139 1239 1309 1339 1409 1439 1537 1642 1642 1742
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --   --   --  0912 0942 1012 1112 1142 1242 1312 1342 1412 1442 1540 1645 1645  --
Flamstead End, The Freemasons      0704 0819 0819 0914 0944 1014 1114 1144 1244 1314 1344 1414 1444 1542 1647 1647 1747
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0709 0825 0825 0920 0950 1020 1120 1150 1250 1320 1350 1420 1450 1550 1655 1655 1755
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0715 0835 0835 0930 1000 1030 1130 1200 1300 1330 1400 1430 1500 1600 1705 1705 1805

SD - School days only
NSD - Not school days

242 Mondays to Fridays towards Potters Bar      Other direction       Sat      Sun


                                    NSD  SD                                                NSD  SD
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0720 0720 0840 0935 1005 1035 1135 1205 1305 1335 1405 1435 1435 1505 1605 1710 1810
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0726 0726 0848 0943 1013 1043 1143 1213 1313 1343 1413 1443 1443 1513 1615 1720 1820
Flamstead End, The Freemasons      0731 0731 0854 0949 1019 1049 1149 1219 1319 1349 1419 1449 1449 1519 1621 1726 1826
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --   --   --  0951 1021 1051 1151 1221 1321 1351 1421 1451 1451 1521 1623  --   --
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre         --   --  0859 0954 1024 1054 1154 1224 1324 1354 1424 1454 1454 1524 1626 1731 1831
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0737 0737 0906  --  1032  --   --  1232  --   --   --  1502 1502  --  1634  --  1838
Cheshunt, Goff's School             --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1508  --   --   --   --
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0743 0743 0911  --  1037  --   --  1237  --   --   --  1507 1511  --  1639  --  1842
Cuffley Station                    0750 0750 0914  --  1040  --   --  1240  --   --   --  1510 1514  --  1643  --  1845
Northaw, Two Brewers               0755 0755  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1516 1520  --  1650  --  1850
Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0800 0805  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1521 1525  --  1655  --  1855
Mutton Lane, Darkes Lane           0805 0815  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1525 1530  --   --   --   --
Potters Bar Station                0807  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1527  --   --   --   --   --
Dame Alice Owen's School            --  0820  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1535  --   --   --   --

SD - School days only
NSD - Not school days

242 Saturdays towards Waltham Cross      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Potters Bar, Bus Garage            0732  --   --  0942  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --
Northaw, Two Brewers               0737  --   --  0947  --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --
Cuffley Station                    0742  --   --  0952  --  1122  --  1252  --   --  1452  --   --   --
Goffs Oak, War Memorial            0745  --   --  0955  --  1125  --  1255  --   --  1455  --   --   --
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way      0749  --   --  0959  --  1129  --  1259  --   --  1459  --   --   --
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0759 0849 0939 1009 1039 1139 1239 1309 1339 1439 1509 1539 1644 1746
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --   --  0942 1012 1042 1142 1242 1312 1342 1442 1512 1542  --   --
Flamstead End, The Freemasons      0804 0854 0944 1014 1044 1144 1244 1314 1344 1444 1514 1544 1649 1751
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0810 0900 0950 1020 1050 1150 1250 1320 1350 1450 1520 1550 1655 1757
Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0820 0910 1000 1030 1100 1200 1300 1330 1400 1500 1530 1600 1705 1807

242 Saturdays towards Potters Bar      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Waltham Cross, Bus Station         0825 0915 1005 1035 1105 1205 1305 1335 1405 1505 1535 1605 1710 1812
Cheshunt, Old Pond                 0833 0923 1013 1043 1113 1213 1313 1343 1413 1513 1543 1613 1718 1820
Flamstead End, The Freemasons      0839 0929 1019 1049 1119 1219 1319 1349 1419 1519 1549 1619 1724 1826
Whitefields Road, Mayo Close        --  0931 1021 1051 1121 1221 1321 1351 1421 1521 1551 1621  --   --
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre        0844 0934 1024 1054 1124 1224 1324 1354 1424 1524 1554 1624 1729 1831
Rosedale Estate, Hornbeam Way       --   --   --  1102  --  1232  --   --  1432  --  1602  --   --  1838
Goffs Oak, War Memorial             --   --   --  1107  --  1237  --   --  1437  --  1607  --   --  1842
Cuffley Station                     --   --   --  1110  --  1240  --   --  1440  --  1610  --   --  1845
Northaw, Two Brewers                --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1616  --   --  1850
Potters Bar, Bus Garage             --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  1621  --   --  1855

242 Suns/Public Holidays (not Christmas/Boxing Days) towards Waltham Cross
                                                                                                                                          Other direction  Mon-Fri   Sat


Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station               --  0915 1115 1315 1515 1715
Business Parks South                          --  0918 1118 1318 1518 1718
Herns Way, Windhill                           --  0920 1120 1320 1520 1720
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Watchlytes             --  0922 1122 1322 1522 1722
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Elizabeth House        --  0924 1124 1324 1524 1724
Welwyn Garden City, Cole Green Lane           --  0928 1128 1328 1528 1728
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital                   --  0931 1131 1331 1531 1731
Hatfield Station                              --  0937 1137 1337 1537 1737
Hatfield, Town Centre, Gracemead House        --  0939 1139 1339 1539 1739
Hatfield, Galleria                            --  0942 1142 1342 1542 1742
Hatfield, Town Centre, Woods Avenue           --  0945 1145 1345 1545 1745
Hatfield, Oxlease Drive                       --  0947 1147 1347 1547 1747
South Hatfield, Travellers Lane/Millwards     --  0949 1149 1349 1549 1749
Welham Green Station                          --  0952 1152 1352 1552 1752
Welham Green, Dixons Hill Road                --  0953 1153 1353 1553 1753
Brookmans Park, Bradmore Green                --  0956 1156 1356 1556 1756
Swanley Bar, Swanley Crescent                 --  0959 1159 1359 1559 1759
Potters Bar Station                          0814 1004 1204 1404 1604 1804
Potters Bar, Bus Garage                      0819 1009 1209 1409 1609 1809
Northaw, Two Brewers                         0824 1014 1214 1414 1614 1814
Cuffley Station                              0829 1019 1219 1419 1619 1819
Goffs Oak, War Memorial                      0832 1022 1222 1422 1622 1822
Rosedale, Rosedale Way/Fourfields            0836 1026 1226 1426 1626 1826
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre                   --  1035 1235 1435 1635  --
Flamstead End, The Freemasons                0839 1039 1239 1439 1639 1829
Cheshunt, Old Pond                           0844 1044 1244 1444 1644 1834
Waltham Cross, Bus Station                   0850 1050 1250 1450 1650 1840

242 Suns/Public Holidays (not Christmas/Boxing Days) towards Potters Bar and Welwyn Garden City (operated for Hertfordshire County Council)  
                                                                                                                                           Other direction  Mon-Fri   Sat


Waltham Cross, Bus Station                   0908 1058 1258 1458 1658 1858
Cheshunt, Old Pond                           0914 1104 1304 1504 1704 1904
Flamstead End, The Freemasons                0919 1109 1309 1509 1709 1909
Cheshunt, Brookfield Centre                   --  1113 1313 1513  --   --
Rosedale, Rosedale Way/Fourfields            0922 1122 1322 1522 1712 1912
Goff's Oak, War Memorial                     0926 1126 1326 1526 1716 1916
Cuffley Station                              0929 1129 1329 1529 1719 1919
Northaw, Two Brewers                         0934 1134 1334 1534 1724 1924
Potters Bar, Bus Garage                      0939 1139 1339 1539 1729 1927
Potters Bar Station                          0944 1144 1344 1544 1734 1932
Swanley Bar, Swanley Crescent                0949 1149 1349 1549 1739  --
Brookmans Park, Bradmore Green               0952 1152 1352 1552 1742  --
Welham Green, Dixons Hill Road               0955 1155 1355 1555 1745  --
Welham Green Station                         0956 1156 1356 1556 1746  --
South Hatfield, Travellers Lane/Millwards    0959 1159 1359 1559 1749  --
Hatfield, Oxlease Drive                      1001 1201 1401 1601 1751  --
Hatfield Town Centre, Gracemead House        1003 1203 1403 1603 1753  --
Hatfield, Galleria                           1006 1206 1406 1606 1756  --
Hatfield Town Centre, Queensway              1009 1209 1409 1609 1759  --
Hatfield Station                             1011 1211 1411 1611 1801  --
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital                  1017 1217 1417 1617 1807  --
Welwyn Garden City, Cole Green Lane          1020 1220 1420 1620 1810  --
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Elizabeth Hse         1024 1224 1424 1624 1814  --
Panshanger, Moors Walk/Watchlytes            1026 1226 1426 1626 1816  --
Herns Way, Windhill                          1028 1228 1428 1628 1818  --
Business Parks South                         1030 1230 1430 1630 1820  --
Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station              1033 1233 1433 1633 1823  --

Note: There is no service on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. On working Mondays to Fridays around Christmas a Saturday service operates; however on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve the last journeys depart earlier.

Operated by Metroline (Mon-Sat) or Uno (Sundays) for Hertfordshire County Council

Mon-Sat timetable revised 28/03/20. Change of Sunday operator (but not times).

Route record

Welwyn Garden City (Suns) - Potters Bar - Cuffley - Flamstead End - Cheshunt - Waltham Cross
Main service:
Potters Bar Station
Forecourt - Darkes Lane - Mutton Lane - High Street - The Causeway - Coopers Hill - Judges Hill - Northaw - Northaw Road West - Northaw Road East - Station Road - Cuffley Station Forecourt - Station Road - Cuffley Hill - Goff's Oak - Goffs Lane - Rosedale Way - Rosedale Estate - Rosedale Way - Longfield Lane - Brookfield Lane - Halfhide Lane - The Links - Brookfield Centre - The Links - Halfhide Lane - Brookfield Lane - Whitefields Road - Church Lane - Flamstead End - Churchgate Road - Churchgate - College Road - Cheshunt Old Pond - Turners Hill - Crossbrook Street - Theobalds Grove Station - High Street - Monarch's Way - Eleanor Cross Road - Waltham Cross Bus Station
Notes: On schooldays one morning journey diverts at junction of Goffs Lane and Rosedale Way to double run further along Goffs Lane to serve Goffs School.
On schoolday afternoons, one journey commences from Dame Alice Owen's School via Sawyers Lane - Baker Street - Darkes Lane to Potters Bar Station, then as above
.
Early and late journeys omit the Whitefields Road area. They run via a further section of Brookfield Lane and Flamstead End Road. The Sunday service also adopts this routeing, with the first and last journeys also omitting the loop to Brookfield Centre. These journeys run direct from Longfield Lane to Flamstead End Raod.
Sunday service:
Welwyn Garden City Station
Bus Station - Osborn Way - Bridge Road - Bessemer Road - Mundells - Herns Way - Moors Walk - Panshanger - Sylvan Way - Black Fan Road - Cole Green Lane - Chequers - Hertford Road - Great North Road - Hatfield Station - Great North Road - French Horn Lane - Queensway then double run via Queensway - Cavendish Way to Hatfield Galleria then Woods Avenue - South Hatfield - Travellers Lane - Southway - Great North Road - Dixons Hill Road - Welham Green Station - Dixons Hill Road - Station Road - Brookmans Park Station - Brookmans Road - Bradmore Green - Bluebridge Road - Hawkshead Road - Great North Road - Church Road - Darkes Lane to Potters Bar Station and as above (but omitting the Whitefields Road area) to Waltham Cross Bus Station

Waltham Cross - Cheshunt - Flamstead End - Cuffley - Potters Bar - (Suns) Welwyn Garden City 
Main service:
Waltham Cross
Bus Station - Eleanor Cross Road - Monarch's Way - High Street - Theobalds Grove Station - Crossbrook Street - Turners Hill - Cheshunt Old Pond - College Road - Churchgate - Churchgate Road - Flamstead End - Church Lane - Whitefields Road - Brookfield Lane - Halfhide Lane - The Links - Brookfield Centre - The Links -Halfhide Lane - Brookfield Lane - Longfield Lane - Rosedale Way - Rosedale Estate - Rosedale Way - Goffs Lane - Goff's Oak - Cuffley Hill - Station Road - Cuffley Station Forecourt - Station Road - Northaw Road East - Northaw Road West - Northaw - Judges Hill - Coopers Hill - The Causeway - High Street - Mutton Lane - Darkes Lane - Potters Bar Station Forecourt
Note: On schoolday afternoons one journey diverts at junction of Rosedale Way and Goffs Lane to double run along Goffs Lane to serve Goffs School.
On schoolday mornings, one journey continues along a further section of Mutton Lane - Dugdale Hill Lane - Dame Alice Owen School - Sawyers Lane - Baker Street to Darkes Lane and Potters Bar Station

Early journeys omit the Whitefields Road area, running via Flamstead End Road and a further section of Brookfield Lane. The Sunday service also adopts this routeing, with the first and last two journeys also omitting the loop to Brookfield Centre. These journeys run direct from Flamstead End Road to Longfield Lane.

Sunday service:
As above from
Waltham Cross Bus Station as above (but omitting Whitefields Road area) to Potters Bar Station then via Darkes Lane - Church Road - Great North Road - Hawkshead Road - Bluebridge Road - Bradmore Green - Brookmans Road - Brookmans Park Station - Station Road - Dixons Hill Road - Welham Green Station - Dixons Hill Road - Great North Road - Southway - Travellers Lane - South Hatfield - Woods Avenue - then double run via Queensway - Cavendish Way to Hatfield Galleria then Queensway - French Horn Lane - Great North Road - Hatfield Station - Great North Road - Hertford Road - Chequers - Howlands - QE Hospital - Howlands - Cole Green Lane - Black Fan Road - Sylvan Way - Panshanger - Moors Walk - Herns Way - Mundells - Bessemer Road - Bridge Road - Osborn Way - Welwyn Garden City Station
Bus Station

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