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Route 256

Noak Hill - Harold Hill - Harold Wood - Ardleigh Green - Hornchurch - St George's Hospital

Mondays to Fridays           Saturdays           Sundays

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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.

256 Mondays to Fridays towards St George's Hospital      Other direction      Sat      Sun


Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0510 0522 0534 0546 0558 0609 0619 0629 0639 0648 0656 0704 0712 0720 0729 0737 0747 0757
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0513 0525 0537 0549 0601 0612 0622 0632 0642 0651 0659 0707 0715 0723 0733 0742 0752 0802
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0516 0528 0540 0552 0604 0615 0625 0635 0645 0654 0703 0712 0720 0728 0738 0747 0757 0807
Harold Wood Station                     0520 0532 0544 0556 0608 0619 0629 0639 0649 0659 0709 0718 0727 0736 0746 0756 0806 0816
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0524 0536 0548 0600 0612 0624 0634 0644 0654 0704 0714 0724 0734 0744 0754 0804 0814 0824
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0529 0541 0553 0605 0617 0629 0640 0650 0700 0711 0722 0732 0743 0753 0803 0813 0823 0833
Hornchurch Station                      0531 0543 0555 0607 0619 0631 0642 0652 0703 0714 0725 0735 0746 0756 0806 0816 0826 0836
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0533 0545 0557 0609 0621 0633 0644 0654 0705 0716 0727 0737 0748 0758 0808 0818 0828 0838

                                         SD
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0800 0807 0817 0827 0837 0847 0857 0907 0917 0927 0937 0947 0957 1007 1017 1027 1037 1047
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0805 0812 0822 0832 0842 0852 0902 0912 0922 0932 0941 0950 1000 1010 1020 1030 1040 1050
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0810 0817 0827 0837 0847 0857 0907 0917 0927 0937 0946 0955 1005 1015 1025 1035 1045 1055
Harold Wood Station                     0819 0826 0836 0846 0856 0906 0916 0926 0936 0944 0952 1001 1011 1021 1031 1041 1051 1101
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0827 0834 0844 0854 0904 0914 0924 0933 0941 0949 0957 1006 1016 1026 1036 1046 1056 1106
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0836 0843 0853 0903 0913 0923 0933 0941 0949 0957 1005 1014 1024 1034 1044 1054 1104 1114
Hornchurch Station                      0839 0846 0856 0906 0916 0926 0936 0944 0952 1000 1008 1017 1027 1037 1047 1057 1107 1117
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0841 0848 0858 0908 0918 0928 0938 0946 0954 1002 1010 1019 1029 1039 1049 1059 1109 1119

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1057 Then      07 17 27 37 47 57        1427 1437 1447 1457 1505 1513 1522 1531 1541 1551
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1100 every 10  10 20 30 40 50 00        1430 1440 1450 1500 1508 1516 1526 1536 1546 1556
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1105 minutes   15 25 35 45 55 05        1435 1445 1455 1505 1513 1522 1532 1542 1552 1602
Harold Wood Station                     1111 at        21 31 41 51 01 11        1441 1451 1502 1512 1521 1531 1541 1551 1601 1611
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1116 these     26 36 46 56 06 16 until  1446 1456 1507 1518 1529 1539 1549 1559 1609 1619
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1124 minutes   34 44 54 04 14 24        1454 1505 1516 1527 1538 1548 1558 1608 1618 1628
Hornchurch Station                      1127 past      37 47 57 07 17 27        1457 1508 1519 1530 1541 1551 1601 1611 1621 1631
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1129 the hour  39 49 59 09 19 29        1459 1510 1521 1532 1543 1553 1603 1613 1623 1633

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1601 1611 1621 1631 1641 1651 1701 1711 1721 1731 1741 1751 1801 1811 1821 1832 1843 1858
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1606 1616 1626 1636 1646 1656 1706 1716 1726 1736 1746 1756 1806 1816 1826 1836 1846 1901
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1612 1622 1632 1642 1652 1702 1712 1722 1732 1742 1752 1802 1811 1821 1831 1841 1851 1905
Harold Wood Station                     1621 1631 1641 1651 1701 1711 1721 1731 1741 1751 1801 1811 1820 1829 1838 1847 1857 1910
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1629 1639 1649 1659 1709 1719 1729 1739 1749 1759 1809 1819 1828 1837 1845 1853 1902 1914
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1638 1648 1658 1708 1718 1728 1738 1748 1758 1808 1817 1827 1836 1845 1853 1901 1909 1921
Hornchurch Station                      1641 1651 1701 1711 1721 1731 1741 1751 1801 1811 1820 1830 1839 1848 1856 1904 1912 1924
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1643 1653 1703 1713 1723 1733 1743 1753 1803 1813 1822 1832 1841 1850 1858 1906 1914 1926

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1913 1928 1943 2002 Then      22 42 02       2342
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1916 1931 1946 2005 every 20  25 45 05       2345
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1920 1935 1949 2008 minutes   28 48 08       2348
Harold Wood Station                     1925 1939 1953 2012 at        32 52 12       2352
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1929 1943 1957 2016 these     36 56 16 until 2356
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1935 1948 2002 2021 minutes   41 01 21       0001
Hornchurch Station                      1938 1951 2004 2023 past      43 03 23       0003
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1940 1953 2006 2025 the hour  45 05 25       0005
SD - Schooldays only   

256 Mondays to Fridays towards Noak Hill      Other direction      Sat      Sun


Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0535 0547 0559 0611 0623 0633 0644 0654 0703 0712 0720 0728 0737 0747 0757 0807 0817 0827
Hornchurch Station                      0537 0549 0601 0613 0625 0635 0646 0656 0705 0714 0722 0730 0739 0749 0759 0809 0819 0829
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0539 0551 0603 0615 0627 0638 0649 0659 0708 0717 0725 0734 0743 0753 0803 0813 0823 0833
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0543 0555 0607 0619 0632 0643 0654 0704 0714 0723 0731 0741 0751 0801 0811 0821 0831 0841
Harold Wood Station                     0548 0600 0612 0624 0637 0648 0700 0710 0720 0730 0740 0750 0800 0810 0820 0830 0840 0850
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0552 0604 0616 0628 0641 0653 0706 0716 0726 0736 0746 0756 0806 0816 0826 0836 0846 0856
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0555 0607 0619 0631 0644 0656 0709 0719 0729 0740 0751 0801 0811 0821 0831 0841 0851 0901
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0559 0611 0623 0635 0648 0701 0714 0724 0735 0746 0757 0807 0817 0827 0837 0847 0857 0907

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0837 0847 0857 0907 0917 0926 0935 0945 Then      55 05 15 25 35 45        1415 1425 1435
Hornchurch Station                      0839 0849 0859 0909 0919 0928 0937 0947 every 10  57 07 17 27 37 47        1417 1427 1437
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0843 0853 0903 0913 0923 0932 0941 0950 minutes   00 10 20 30 40 50        1420 1430 1440
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0851 0901 0911 0921 0931 0939 0947 0956 at        06 16 26 36 46 56        1426 1436 1446
Harold Wood Station                     0900 0910 0920 0929 0937 0945 0953 1002 these     12 22 32 42 52 02 until  1432 1442 1452
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0906 0916 0926 0935 0943 0951 0959 1008 minutes   18 28 38 48 58 08        1438 1448 1458
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0911 0921 0930 0939 0947 0955 1003 1012 past      22 32 42 52 02 12        1442 1452 1503
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0917 0926 0935 0944 0952 1000 1008 1017 the hour  27 37 47 57 07 17        1447 1458 1509

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1445 1454 1503 1512 1521 1530 Then      40 50 00 10 20 30        1720 1730 1740 1750 1800
Hornchurch Station                      1447 1456 1505 1514 1523 1532 every 10  42 52 02 12 22 32        1722 1732 1742 1752 1802
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1450 1459 1508 1517 1526 1536 minutes   46 56 06 16 26 36        1726 1736 1746 1756 1806
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1456 1505 1514 1524 1534 1544 at        54 04 14 24 34 44        1734 1744 1754 1803 1813
Harold Wood Station                     1503 1513 1523 1533 1543 1553 these     03 13 23 33 43 53 until  1743 1753 1803 1812 1822
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1509 1519 1530 1540 1550 1600 minutes   10 20 30 40 50 00        1750 1800 1809 1818 1828
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1514 1525 1536 1546 1556 1606 past      16 26 36 46 56 06        1756 1806 1815 1824 1833
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1520 1531 1542 1552 1602 1612 the hour  22 32 42 52 02 12        1802 1811 1820 1829 1838

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1900 1910 1920 1931 1945 2000 2015 2032 2052 2112 2132 2152 2212
Hornchurch Station                      1812 1822 1832 1842 1852 1902 1912 1922 1933 1947 2002 2017 2034 2054 2114 2134 2154 2214
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1816 1826 1836 1845 1855 1905 1915 1924 1935 1949 2004 2019 2036 2056 2116 2136 2156 2216
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1823 1833 1842 1851 1901 1910 1920 1929 1940 1954 2009 2023 2040 2100 2120 2140 2200 2220
Harold Wood Station                     1832 1840 1848 1857 1906 1915 1925 1934 1945 1959 2014 2028 2045 2105 2125 2145 2205 2225
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1838 1846 1854 1903 1911 1920 1930 1939 1950 2004 2018 2032 2049 2109 2129 2149 2209 2229
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1842 1850 1858 1906 1914 1923 1933 1942 1953 2007 2021 2035 2052 2112 2132 2152 2212 2232
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1847 1855 1903 1911 1919 1928 1938 1947 1958 2011 2025 2039 2056 2116 2136 2156 2216 2236

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        2232 2252 2312 2332 2352 0012
Hornchurch Station                      2234 2254 2314 2334 2354 0014
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 2236 2256 2316 2336 2356 0016
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           2240 2300 2320 2340 2400 0020
Harold Wood Station                     2245 2305 2325 2345 0005 0025
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            2249 2309 2329 2349 0009 0029
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           2252 2312 2332 2352 0012 0032
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    2256 2316 2336 2356 0016 0036

256 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards St George's Hospital      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0510 0530 0550 0610 0630 0650 0710 0722 0734 0746 0758 0810 0822 0832 0842 0851 0900 0910
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0513 0533 0553 0613 0633 0653 0713 0725 0737 0749 0801 0813 0825 0835 0845 0854 0903 0913
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0516 0536 0556 0616 0636 0656 0716 0728 0740 0752 0804 0816 0828 0839 0850 0859 0908 0918
Harold Wood Station                     0520 0540 0600 0620 0640 0700 0720 0732 0744 0756 0808 0820 0832 0843 0854 0904 0914 0924
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0524 0544 0604 0624 0644 0704 0724 0736 0748 0800 0812 0824 0836 0848 0859 0909 0919 0929
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0529 0549 0609 0629 0649 0709 0729 0741 0753 0805 0817 0829 0841 0853 0904 0916 0927 0937
Hornchurch Station                      0531 0551 0611 0631 0651 0711 0731 0743 0755 0807 0819 0831 0843 0855 0907 0919 0930 0940
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0533 0553 0613 0633 0653 0713 0733 0745 0757 0809 0821 0833 0845 0857 0909 0921 0932 0942

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0920 Then      30 40 50 00 10 20        1730 1740 1750 1800 1810 1821 1831 1842 1857 1912
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0923 every 10  33 43 53 03 13 23        1733 1743 1753 1803 1813 1824 1834 1845 1900 1915
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0928 minutes   38 48 58 08 18 28        1738 1748 1758 1807 1817 1827 1837 1848 1903 1918
Harold Wood Station                     0934 at        44 54 04 14 24 34        1744 1754 1804 1812 1821 1831 1841 1852 1907 1922
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0939 these     49 59 09 19 29 39 until  1749 1759 1808 1816 1825 1835 1845 1856 1911 1926
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0947 minutes   57 07 17 27 37 47        1757 1806 1814 1822 1830 1840 1850 1901 1916 1931
Hornchurch Station                      0950 past      00 10 20 30 40 50        1800 1808 1816 1824 1832 1842 1852 1903 1918 1933
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0952 the hour  02 12 22 32 42 52        1802 1810 1818 1826 1834 1844 1854 1905 1920 1935

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1927 1942 Then      02 22 42       2342
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1930 1945 every 20  05 25 45       2345
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1933 1948 minutes   08 28 48       2348
Harold Wood Station                     1937 1952 at        12 32 52       2352
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1941 1956 these     16 36 56 until 2356
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1946 2001 minutes   21 41 01       0001
Hornchurch Station                      1948 2003 past      23 43 03       0003
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1950 2005 the hour  25 45 05       0005

256 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards Noak Hill      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0535 0555 0615 0635 0655 0715 0735 0747 0759 0811 0823 0835 0845 0854 0902 0911 0920 0930
Hornchurch Station                      0537 0557 0617 0637 0657 0717 0737 0749 0801 0813 0825 0837 0847 0856 0904 0913 0922 0932
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0539 0559 0619 0639 0659 0719 0739 0751 0803 0815 0827 0839 0849 0858 0907 0917 0926 0936
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0543 0603 0623 0643 0703 0723 0743 0755 0807 0819 0831 0843 0853 0902 0912 0922 0932 0942
Harold Wood Station                     0548 0608 0628 0648 0708 0728 0748 0800 0812 0824 0836 0848 0858 0908 0918 0928 0938 0948
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0552 0612 0632 0652 0712 0732 0752 0804 0816 0828 0840 0852 0902 0914 0925 0935 0945 0955
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0555 0615 0635 0655 0715 0735 0755 0807 0819 0831 0843 0855 0906 0918 0929 0939 0949 0959
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0559 0619 0639 0659 0719 0739 0759 0811 0823 0835 0847 0859 0911 0923 0934 0944 0954 1004

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0940 Then      50 00 10 20 30 40        1720 1730 1740 1750 1801 1811 1821 1831 1842 1852
Hornchurch Station                      0942 every 10  52 02 12 22 32 42        1722 1732 1742 1752 1803 1813 1823 1833 1844 1854
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0946 minutes   56 06 16 26 36 46        1726 1736 1746 1756 1806 1816 1826 1836 1846 1856
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0952 at        02 12 22 32 42 52        1732 1742 1752 1802 1811 1821 1830 1840 1850 1900
Harold Wood Station                     0958 these     08 18 28 38 48 58 until  1738 1748 1758 1807 1816 1826 1835 1845 1855 1905
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1005 minutes   15 25 35 45 55 05        1745 1755 1805 1813 1822 1831 1840 1849 1859 1909
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1009 past      19 29 39 49 59 09        1749 1759 1808 1816 1825 1834 1843 1852 1902 1912
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1014 the hour  24 34 44 54 04 14        1754 1803 1812 1820 1829 1838 1847 1856 1906 1916

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1902 1912 1927 1942 1957 2012 Then      32 52 12       0012
Hornchurch Station                      1904 1914 1929 1944 1959 2014 every 20  34 54 14       0014
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1906 1916 1931 1946 2001 2016 minutes   36 56 16       0016
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1910 1920 1935 1950 2005 2020 at        40 00 20       0020
Harold Wood Station                     1915 1925 1940 1955 2010 2025 these     45 05 25 until 0025
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1919 1929 1944 1959 2014 2029 minutes   49 09 29       0029
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1922 1932 1947 2002 2017 2032 past      52 12 32       0032
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1926 1936 1951 2006 2021 2036 the hour  56 16 36       0036

256 Sundays/Public Holidays (not Christmas Day) towards St George's Hospital    Other direction   Mon-Fri   Sat


Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0643 0713 0743 0803 0823 0843 0903 0923 0942 Then      02 22 42       1722 1742 1802 1822
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0646 0716 0746 0806 0826 0846 0906 0926 0945 every 20  05 25 45       1725 1745 1805 1825
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0649 0719 0749 0809 0829 0849 0909 0929 0949 minutes   09 29 49       1729 1749 1808 1828
Harold Wood Station                     0653 0723 0753 0813 0833 0853 0913 0933 0954 at        14 34 54       1734 1754 1812 1832
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0657 0727 0757 0817 0837 0857 0918 0938 0959 these     19 39 59 until 1739 1759 1817 1836
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0702 0732 0802 0822 0842 0903 0924 0944 1005 minutes   25 45 05       1745 1804 1822 1841
Hornchurch Station                      0704 0734 0804 0824 0844 0905 0926 0947 1008 past      28 48 08       1748 1806 1824 1843
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0706 0736 0806 0826 0846 0907 0928 0949 1010 the hour  30 50 10       1750 1808 1826 1845

Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1842 Then      02 22 42       2342
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1845 every 20  05 25 45       2345
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1848 minutes   08 28 48       2348
Harold Wood Station                     1852 at        12 32 52       2352
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1856 these     16 36 56 until 2356
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1901 minutes   21 41 01       0001
Hornchurch Station                      1903 past      23 43 03       0003
Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1905 the hour  25 45 05       0005

256 Sundays/Public Holidays (not Christmas Day) towards Noak Hill    Other direction   Mon-Fri   Sat


Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        0642 0712 0732 0752 0812 0832 0852 0912 0930 0949 Then      09 29 49       1709 1730 1751
Hornchurch Station                      0644 0714 0734 0754 0814 0834 0854 0914 0932 0951 every 20  11 31 51       1711 1732 1753
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 0646 0716 0736 0756 0816 0836 0856 0916 0934 0954 minutes   14 34 54       1714 1735 1756
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           0650 0720 0740 0800 0820 0840 0900 0920 0939 0959 at        19 39 59       1719 1740 1800
Harold Wood Station                     0655 0725 0745 0805 0825 0845 0905 0925 0944 1004 these     24 44 04 until 1724 1745 1805
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            0659 0729 0749 0809 0829 0849 0909 0929 0948 1008 minutes   28 48 08       1728 1749 1809
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           0702 0732 0752 0812 0832 0852 0912 0932 0952 1012 past      32 52 12       1732 1752 1812
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    0706 0736 0756 0816 0836 0856 0916 0936 0956 1016 the hour  36 56 16       1736 1756 1816

Hornchurch, St George's Hospital        1812 Then      32 52 12       0012
Hornchurch Station                      1814 every 20  34 54 14       0014
Hornchurch, Town Centre                 1816 minutes   36 56 16       0016
Ardleigh Green, Spencers Arms           1820 at        40 00 20       0020
Harold Wood Station                     1825 these     45 05 25 until 0025
Harold Hill, Hilldene Avenue            1829 minutes   49 09 29       0029
Straight Road, Noak Hill Road           1832 past      52 12 32       0032
Noak Hill, Tees Drive/Wincanton Road    1836 the hour  56 16 36       0036

Note: On Boxing Day, a Sunday timetable operates. There is no service on Christmas Day.

Operated by Stagecoach London for London Buses

Timetable revised 28/09/13

Route record

Noak Hill - Harold Hill - Harold Wood - Ardleigh Green - Hornchurch - St George's Hospital
Noak Hill Tees Drive - Noak Hill Road - Straight Road - Hilldene Avenue - Harold Hill - Gooshays Drive - Gubbins Lane - Harold Wood Station Forecourt - Gubbins Lane - Squirrels Heath Road - Ardleigh Green Road - Ardleigh Green - Ardleigh Green Road - Butts Green Road - North Street - High Street - Station Lane - Hornchurch Station - Suttons Lane - Hornchurch St George's Hospital

St George's Hospital - Hornchurch - Ardleigh Green - Harold Wood - Harold Hill - Noak Hill
Hornchurch St George's Hospital - Suttons Lane - Hornchurch Station - Station Lane - High Street - North Street - Butts Green Road - Ardleigh Green Road - Ardleigh Green - Ardleigh Green Road - Squirrels Heath Road - Gubbins Lane - Harold Wood Station - Gubbins Lane - Gooshays Drive - Harold Hill - Hilldene Avenue - Straight Road - Noak Hill Road - North Hill Drive - Whitchurch Road - Tees Drive - Noak Hill Tees Drive

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