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Route U3

Uxbridge - Hillingdon Hospital - West Drayton - Harmondsworth - Heathrow Airport

Mondays to Fridays           Saturdays           Sundays New Year's Eve

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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.

U3 Mondays to Fridays towards Heathrow Airport      Other direction      Sat      Sun


Uxbridge Station                                  0420 0440 0500 0520 0540 0555 0610 0623 0635 0647 0658 0709 0720 0731 0741 0751 0801 0813
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0427 0447 0507 0527 0547 0602 0618 0631 0643 0655 0706 0718 0730 0741 0752 0802 0814 0826
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0430 0450 0510 0530 0550 0606 0622 0635 0647 0659 0710 0722 0734 0745 0757 0807 0819 0831
West Drayton Station                              0439 0459 0519 0539 0559 0616 0632 0645 0657 0709 0722 0734 0746 0757 0809 0821 0833 0845
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0444 0504 0524 0544 0604 0621 0637 0650 0702 0715 0728 0740 0752 0803 0815 0827 0839 0851
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               0454 0514 0534 0554 0614 0632 0648 0701 0714 0727 0740 0752 0804 0816 0828 0840 0852 0904
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0458 0518 0538 0558 0618 0636 0652 0705 0718 0731 0744 0756 0808 0820 0832 0844 0856 0908

Uxbridge Station                                  0825 0837 0849 0901 0913 0926 0938 Then      50 02 14 26 38           1402 1413 1423 1433
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0838 0850 0902 0914 0926 0937 0949 every 12  01 13 25 37 49           1413 1424 1434 1445
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0843 0855 0907 0919 0931 0942 0953 minutes   05 17 29 41 53           1417 1428 1438 1449
West Drayton Station                              0857 0909 0920 0932 0944 0955 1006 at these  18 30 42 54 06           1430 1441 1453 1504
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0903 0915 0926 0938 0950 1001 1012 minutes   24 36 48 00 12 until     1436 1447 1459 1511
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               0915 0926 0937 0949 1001 1012 1023 past      35 47 59 11 23           1447 1459 1511 1523
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0919 0930 0941 0953 1005 1016 1027 the hour  39 51 03 15 27           1451 1503 1515 1527

Uxbridge Station                                  1443 1453 Then      05 17 29 41 53           1741 1753 1805 1817 1829 1841 1853 1905 1920
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1455 1506 every 12  18 30 42 54 06           1754 1806 1818 1830 1842 1852 1903 1915 1930
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1459 1511 minutes   23 35 47 59 11           1759 1811 1823 1834 1846 1856 1907 1919 1934
West Drayton Station                              1516 1528 at these  40 52 04 16 28           1816 1828 1840 1850 1900 1910 1920 1930 1945
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1523 1535 minutes   47 59 11 23 35 until     1823 1835 1846 1856 1906 1916 1926 1936 1951
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               1535 1547 past      59 11 23 35 47           1835 1846 1857 1907 1917 1927 1937 1947 2002
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1539 1551 the hour  03 15 27 39 51           1839 1850 1901 1911 1921 1931 1941 1951 2006

Uxbridge Station                                  1935 1950 2005 2020 2035 2050 Then      10 30 50       2350
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1945 2000 2014 2029 2044 2059 every 20  19 39 59       2359
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1949 2003 2017 2032 2047 2102 minutes   22 42 02       0002
West Drayton Station                              2000 2014 2028 2042 2057 2112 at these  32 52 12       0012
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        2005 2019 2033 2047 2102 2117 minutes   37 57 17 until 0017
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               2015 2029 2043 2057 2112 2127 past      47 07 27       0027
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             2019 2033 2047 2101 2116 2131 the hour  51 11 31       0031

U3 Mondays to Fridays towards Uxbridge      Other direction      Sat      Sun


Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0510 0525 0540 0555 0608 0620 0632 0642 0652 0703 0714 0725 0735 0745 0755 0807 0819 0831
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              0514 0529 0544 0559 0612 0624 0636 0646 0656 0707 0718 0729 0739 0749 0759 0811 0823 0835
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0523 0538 0553 0608 0621 0633 0645 0655 0707 0718 0729 0740 0750 0800 0812 0824 0836 0848
West Drayton Station                              0528 0543 0558 0613 0627 0639 0651 0702 0714 0726 0737 0748 0758 0809 0821 0833 0845 0857
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0536 0551 0606 0621 0636 0648 0700 0713 0726 0738 0749 0800 0812 0824 0836 0848 0900 0912
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0539 0554 0609 0624 0639 0651 0704 0717 0730 0743 0754 0805 0817 0829 0841 0853 0905 0917
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    0547 0602 0617 0632 0647 0701 0714 0727 0740 0753 0805 0817 0829 0841 0853 0905 0917 0927

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0843 0855 0907 0918 0929 0941 Then      53 05 17 29 41           1429 1440 1451 1502 1514
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              0847 0859 0911 0922 0933 0945 every 12  57 09 21 33 45           1433 1444 1455 1506 1518
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0900 0912 0924 0935 0945 0956 minutes   08 20 32 44 56           1444 1455 1506 1518 1530
West Drayton Station                              0909 0921 0933 0943 0953 1004 at these  16 28 40 52 04 until     1452 1503 1514 1526 1538
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0922 0934 0945 0955 1005 1016 minutes   28 40 52 04 16           1504 1516 1527 1539 1551
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0927 0939 0950 1000 1010 1021 past      33 45 57 09 21           1509 1521 1532 1544 1556
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    0937 0949 1000 1010 1020 1031 the hour  43 55 07 19 31           1519 1531 1543 1556 1608

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1526 Then      38 50 02 14 26           1738 1750 1802 1814 1826 1838 1850 1902 1914 1922
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              1530 every 12  42 54 06 18 30           1742 1754 1806 1818 1830 1842 1854 1906 1918 1926
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1542 minutes   54 06 18 30 42           1754 1806 1818 1830 1840 1852 1904 1916 1928 1934
West Drayton Station                              1550 at these  02 14 26 38 50 until     1802 1814 1826 1836 1846 1858 1910 1922 1934 1940
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1603 minutes   15 27 39 51 03           1815 1827 1838 1848 1858 1909 1921 1933 1945 1946
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1608 past      20 32 44 56 08           1820 1832 1842 1852 1902 1913 1925 1937 1949 1957
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    1620 the hour  32 44 56 08 20           1832 1842 1852 1902 1912 1923 1935 1947 1959 2001

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1938 1950      2005 2020 Then      40 00 20              0020
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              1942 1954      2009 2024 every 20  44 04 24              0024
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1952 2004      2019 2034 minutes   54 14 34              0034
West Drayton Station                              1958 2009      2024 2039 at these  59 19 39        until 0039
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  2007 2018      2033 2048 minutes   08 28 48              0048
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 2011 2022      2037 2052 past      12 32 52              0052
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    2021 2031      2046 2101 the hour  21 41 01              0101

U3 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards Heathrow Airport      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Uxbridge Station                                  0420 0450 0520 0540 0600 0620 0639 0658 0713 0728 0743 0758 0813 0828 0843 0858 0909 0919
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0427 0457 0527 0547 0607 0627 0646 0705 0721 0736 0751 0806 0821 0836 0851 0906 0917 0928
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0430 0500 0530 0550 0610 0630 0649 0709 0725 0740 0755 0810 0825 0840 0855 0910 0921 0932
West Drayton Station                              0439 0509 0539 0559 0619 0639 0658 0718 0735 0750 0805 0820 0835 0850 0905 0920 0931 0943
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0444 0514 0544 0604 0624 0644 0703 0723 0740 0755 0810 0825 0840 0855 0910 0925 0937 0949
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               0454 0524 0554 0614 0634 0654 0714 0734 0751 0806 0821 0836 0851 0906 0921 0936 0948 1000
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0458 0528 0558 0618 0638 0658 0718 0738 0755 0810 0825 0840 0855 0910 0925 0940 0952 1004

Uxbridge Station                                  0928 0939 Then      51 03 15 27 39           1815 1830 1845 1900 1915 1930 1950 2010 2030
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0938 0950 every 12  02 14 26 38 50           1826 1840 1855 1910 1925 1940 1959 2019 2039
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0942 0954 minutes   06 18 30 42 54           1830 1844 1859 1914 1929 1944 2002 2022 2042
West Drayton Station                              0955 1007 at these  19 31 43 55 07           1843 1855 1910 1925 1940 1955 2012 2032 2052
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1001 1013 minutes   25 37 49 01 13 until     1849 1901 1916 1931 1946 2001 2017 2037 2057
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               1012 1024 past      36 48 00 12 24           1900 1912 1927 1942 1957 2012 2027 2047 2107
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1016 1028 the hour  40 52 04 16 28           1904 1916 1931 1946 2001 2016 2031 2051 2111

Uxbridge Station                                  2050 Then      10 30 50       2350
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 2059 every 20  19 39 59       2359
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  2102 minutes   22 42 02       0002
West Drayton Station                              2112 at these  32 52 12       0012
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        2117 minutes   37 57 17 until 0017
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               2127 past      47 07 27       0027
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             2131 the hour  51 11 31       0031

U3 Saturdays and Good Fridays towards Uxbridge      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun


Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0510 0540 0610 0630 0650 0710 0725 0740 0755 0810 0825 0840 0852 0904 0914 0924 0936 0948
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              0514 0544 0614 0634 0654 0714 0729 0744 0759 0814 0829 0844 0856 0908 0918 0928 0940 0952
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0523 0553 0623 0643 0703 0723 0738 0753 0808 0823 0838 0853 0905 0917 0927 0939 0951 1003
West Drayton Station                              0528 0558 0628 0649 0709 0729 0744 0759 0814 0829 0844 0859 0911 0923 0934 0947 0959 1011
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0536 0606 0636 0658 0718 0738 0753 0808 0823 0838 0853 0908 0920 0933 0946 0959 1011 1023
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0539 0609 0639 0701 0721 0741 0756 0811 0826 0841 0856 0911 0924 0937 0950 1003 1015 1027
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    0547 0617 0647 0710 0730 0750 0805 0820 0835 0850 0905 0920 0934 0947 1000 1013 1025 1037

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1000 Then      12 24 36 48 00           1800 1815 1830 1845 1900 1920 1940 2000 2020 2040
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              1004 every 12  16 28 40 52 04           1804 1819 1834 1849 1904 1924 1944 2004 2024 2044
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1015 minutes   27 39 51 03 15           1815 1830 1844 1859 1914 1934 1954 2014 2034 2054
West Drayton Station                              1023 at these  35 47 59 11 23 until     1823 1836 1850 1905 1920 1939 2000 2019 2039 2059
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1035 minutes   47 59 11 23 35           1835 1848 1901 1916 1931 1950 2009 2028 2048 2108
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1039 past      51 03 15 27 39           1839 1852 1905 1920 1935 1954 2013 2032 2052 2112
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    1049 the hour  01 13 25 37 49           1849 1902 1915 1930 1945 2004 2023 2042 2101 2121

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             2100 Then      20 40 00       0020
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              2104 every 20  24 44 04       0024
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        2114 minutes   34 54 14       0034
West Drayton Station                              2119 at these  39 59 19 until 0039
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  2128 minutes   48 08 28       0048
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 2132 past      52 12 32       0052
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    2141 the hour  01 21 41       0101

U3 Sundays/Public Holidays (not Christmas Day) towards Heathrow Airport    Other direction   Mon-Fri   Sat


Uxbridge Station                                  0420 Then      50 20          0750 0810 0830 0850 0910 0929 0948 1008 1028 1048 1108 1128
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0427 every 30  57 27          0757 0820 0840 0900 0920 0939 0958 1018 1038 1058 1118 1138
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0430 minutes   00 30          0800 0824 0844 0904 0924 0943 1002 1022 1042 1102 1122 1142
West Drayton Station                              0439 at these  09 39          0809 0834 0854 0914 0934 0954 1014 1034 1054 1114 1134 1154
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0444 minutes   14 44 until    0814 0840 0900 0920 0940 1000 1020 1040 1100 1120 1140 1200
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               0454 past      24 54          0824 0851 0911 0931 0951 1011 1031 1051 1111 1131 1151 1211
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0458 the hour  28 58          0828 0855 0915 0935 0955 1015 1035 1055 1115 1135 1155 1215

Uxbridge Station                                  1148 Then      08 28 48       1808 1828 1849 1910 1930 Then      50 10 30       2350
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1158 every 20  18 38 58       1818 1838 1859 1919 1939 every 20  59 19 39       2359
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1202 minutes   22 42 02       1822 1842 1903 1922 1942 minutes   02 22 42       0002
West Drayton Station                              1214 at these  34 54 14       1834 1854 1913 1932 1952 at these  12 32 52       0012
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1220 minutes   40 00 20 until 1840 1900 1919 1938 1957 minutes   17 37 57 until 0017
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               1231 past      51 11 31       1851 1910 1929 1948 2007 past      27 47 07       0027
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1235 the hour  55 15 35       1855 1914 1933 1952 2011 the hour  31 51 11       0031

U3 Sundays/Public Holidays (not Christmas Day) towards Uxbridge    Other direction   Mon-Fri   Sat


Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0510 Then      40 10          0840 0902 0923 Then      43 03 23       1803 1823 1842 1902
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              0514 every 30  44 14          0844 0906 0927 every 20  47 07 27       1807 1827 1846 1906
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        0523 minutes   53 23          0853 0917 0938 minutes   58 18 38       1818 1838 1857 1916
West Drayton Station                              0528 at these  58 28 until    0858 0924 0945 at these  05 25 45 until 1825 1845 1904 1922
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  0536 minutes   06 36          0906 0933 0956 minutes   16 36 56       1836 1856 1914 1932
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 0539 past      09 39          0909 0937 1000 past      20 40 00       1840 1900 1918 1936
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    0547 the hour  17 47          0917 0947 1010 the hour  30 50 10       1850 1909 1927 1945

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             1921 1940 2000 Then      20 40 00       0020
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              1925 1944 2004 every 20  24 44 04       0024
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        1935 1954 2014 minutes   34 54 14       0034
West Drayton Station                              1940 1959 2019 at these  39 59 19 until 0039
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  1950 2009 2028 minutes   48 08 28       0048
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 1954 2013 2032 past      52 12 32       0052
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    2003 2022 2041 the hour  01 21 41       0101

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

On the night of New Year's Eve a special service runs through the night, as shown below

Towards Heathrow Airport

Uxbridge Station                                  2330 2350 Then      20 50          0350
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 2339 2359 every 30  29 59          0359
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  2342 0002 minutes   32 02          0402
West Drayton Station                              2352 0012 at        42 12          0412
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        2357 0017 these     47 17 until    0417
Bath Road, Hatch Lane                             0003 0023 minutes   53 23          0423
Heathrow Airport North Fire Station               0007 0027 past      57 27          0427
Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             0011 0031 the hour  01 31          0431

then normal Sunday service
Towards Uxbridge

Heathrow Airport Central, Bus Station             2320 2340 2400 0020 0040 Then      10 40          0440
Heathrow Airport North, Fire Station              2324 2344 0004 0024 0044 every 30  14 44          0444
Bath Road, Hatch Lane                             2328 2348 0008 0028 0048 minutes   18 48          0448
Wise Lane, Magnolia Street                        2334 2354 0014 0034 0054 at        24 54          0454
West Drayton Station                              2339 2359 0019 0039 0059 these     29 59 until    0459
Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road/Royal Lane  2348 0008 0028 0048 0108 minutes   38 08          0508
Brunel University, Cleveland Road                 2352 0012 0032 0052 0112 past      42 12          0512
Uxbridge Station, Belmont Road                    0001 0021 0041 0101 0121 the hour  51 21          0521

then normal Sunday service

Click here for printable New Year's Eve night PDF timetable.

Operated by Metroline for London Buses.

Hatch Lane diversion ceased 10/08/13. Timetable as 17/03/12, with operator change 22/06/13.

Route record

Uxbridge - Hillingdon Hospital - West Drayton - Harmondsworth - Heathrow Airport
Uxbridge Station Bus Station - Bakers Road - Belmont Road - High Street - Harefield Road - Oxford Road - Cross Street - Vine Street - High Street - Hillingdon Road - The Greenway - Cleveland Road - Brunel University - Cleveland Road - Church Road - Pield Heath Road - Hillingdon Hospital - Colham Green Road - Violet Avenue - Apple Tree Avenue - Falling Lane - Yiewsley High Street - double run via Station Approach to West Drayton Station - Station Road - Swan Road - The Green - Mill Road - Wise Lane - Rowan Road - Laurel Lane - Harmondsworth Road - Holloway Lane - Harmondsworth - Hatch Lane - Bath Road - Nene Road - East Ramp - Tunnel Road East - Vehicle Tunnel - Inner Ring East - Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station

Heathrow Airport - Harmondsworth - West Drayton - Hillingdon Hospital - Uxbridge
Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station - Inner Ring West - Vehicle Tunnel - Tunnel Road West - West Ramp - Northern Perimeter Road (West) - Newport Road - Newbury Road - Bath Road - Hatch Lane - Harmondsworth - Holloway Lane - Harmondsworth Road - Laurel Lane - Rowan Road - Wise Lane - Mill Road - The Green - Swan Road - Station Road - double run via Station Approach to West Drayton Station - Yiewsley High Street - Falling Lane - Apple Tree Avenue - Violet Avenue - Colham Green Road - Hillingdon Hospital - Pield Heath Road - Church Road - Cleveland Road - The Greenway - Hillingdon Road - High Street - Vine Street - Margaret Square - Trumper Way - Oxford Road - Harefield Road - High Street - Belmont Road - Bakers Road - Uxbridge Station Bus Station

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