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Route X68 Christmas Week Timetable

Operates on Monday to Thursday working days between Christmas and New Year when Saturday frequencies are in operation

Croydon Thornton Heath Upper Norwood West Norwood non-stop-to Waterloo Holborn Russell Square

Temporary northbound diversion during water works and diversion in Norwood Road

Limited Stop service

Click here for the normal timetable

Route record (places served and roads followed)

Note: This route is classed as high frequency, and as such controllers will endeavour to provide an even service rather than necessarily adhering exactly to the times shown.

X68 Christmas Week (Monday to Thursday working days)  towards Russell Square          Other direction 


West Croydon, Bus Station          0550 0610 0620 0640 0700 0720 0735 0755 0815 0835
Thornton Heath, Whitehorse Road    0555 0615 0625 0645 0705 0726 0741 0801 0821 0841
Upper Norwood, All Saints' Church  0600 0620 0630 0650 0710 0731 0746 0806 0827 0847
Norwood, Crown Point (Beulah Hill) 0605 0625 0635 0655 0715 0736 0752 0812 0833 0853
West Norwood, Library              0609 0630 0640 0700 0720 0741 0757 0817 0839 0859
   EXPRESS SECTION
Waterloo Station, Tenison Way      0630 0651 0701 0721 0741 0803 0819 0841 0906 0929
Holborn Station, Kingsway          0637 0658 0708 0729 0749 0812 0828 0851 0916 0939
Russell Square, South Side         0640 0701 0712 0733 0753 0816 0832 0855 0920 0943

X68 Christmas Week (Monday to Thursday working days) towards Croydon          Other direction


Russell Square, North Side         1550 1610 1630 1650 1705 1720 1735 1755 1815 1835 1855
Holborn Station, Kingsway          1555 1615 1635 1655 1710 1725 1740 1800 1820 1840 1900
Waterloo Station, Waterloo Road    1604 1624 1644 1704 1720 1735 1750 1810 1830 1849 1909
   EXPRESS SECTION
West Norwood, Library              1632 1652 1712 1732 1748 1803 1818 1838 1858 1917 1936
Norwood, Crown Point (Beulah Hill) 1639 1659 1720 1740 1756 1810 1825 1845 1905 1923 1942
Upper Norwood, All Saints' Church  1646 1706 1727 1747 1803 1817 1832 1851 1911 1929 1948
Thornton Heath, Whitehorse Road    1654 1714 1735 1755 1811 1825 1840 1859 1918 1936 1955
West Croydon, Bus Station          1702 1722 1743 1803 1818 1832 1847 1906 1925 1943 2002

Operated by London Central for London Buses.

Temporary diversion towards Russell Square at Tulse Hill 10/09/21. Timetable as 17/06/19, with rerouteing towards West Croydon at Aldwych 23/08/21. 

Route record

Croydon Thornton Heath Upper Norwood West Norwood non-stop-to Waterloo Holborn Russell Square
West Croydon Bus Station and Tramlink (for West Croydon Station) - Station Road - Wellesley Road - St James's Road - Hogarth Crescent - Whitehorse Road - Thornton Heath - Whitehorse Lane - South Norwood Hill - Upper Norwood - Beulah Hill - Knights Hill - West Norwood Station - Knights Hill - West Norwood Library 
then non-stop via flexible route (usually Norwood Road - Christchurch Road - Hardel Rise - Tulse Hill - Effra Road - St Matthew's Road - Brixton Road - Kennington Park Road - Kennington Road - Baylis Road - Waterloo Road, but buses can also operate via Norwood Road - Christchurch Road - Hardel Rise - Tulse Hill - Norwood Road - Half Moon Lane - Herne Hill - Denmark Hill - Camberwell Green - Camberwell Road - Walworth Road - Elephant & Castle - London Road - St George's Circus - Waterloo Road) to
Waterloo Station - Waterloo Road - Tenison Way - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Bridge - Lancaster Place - Aldwych - Kingsway - Holborn Station - Southampton Row - Russell Square - Russell Square South Side (for Russell Square Station) 
The section in red shows the temporary diversion routeing. The normal routeing is direct via the full length of Norwood Road.

Russell Square Holborn Waterloo non-stop-to West Norwood Upper Norwood Thornton Heath Croydon
Russell Square north and east sides (for Station) - Southampton Row - Holborn Station - Kingsway - Aldwych - Strand - Lancaster Place - Waterloo Bridge - Waterloo Road - Waterloo Station -
then non-stop via flexible route (usually Waterloo Road - Baylis Road - Kennington Road - Kennington Park Road - Brixton Road - Effra Road - Tulse Hill - Norwood Road, but buses can also operate via Waterloo Road - St George's Circus - London Road - Elephant & Castle - WalworthRoad - Camberwell Road - Camberwell Green - Denmark Hill - Herne Hill - Half Moon Lane - Norwood Road) to
West Norwood Library - Norwood High Street - West Norwood Station - Norwood High Street - Ernest Avenue - Knights Hill - Beulah Hill - Upper Norwood - South Norwood Hill - Whitehorse Lane - Thornton Heath - Whitehorse Road - St James's Road - Newgate - Wellesley Road - Station Road - West Croydon Bus Station and Tramlink (for West Croydon Station)

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