Red bus: our routes
Red bus routes
HCT Group is proud to be the only social enterprise that operates London red bus services under contract for Transport for London (TfL).
Money made through delivering these routes supports Community Transport services in London.
We currently deliver the following routes from our Ash Grove Depot:
26 – between Hackney Wick and Waterloo
N26 - between Chingford/Walthamstow Central and Trafalgar Square
153 - between Finsbury Park and Liverpool Street
309 - between the London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green and Canning Town Station
388 - between Stratford Westfield and Elephant and Castle
394 - between Islington and Homerton Hospital
W5 - between Archway Station and Haringey Sainsbury’s
W12 - between Wanstead and Walthamstow
W13 - between Leytonstone bus station and Woodford Wells
We currently deliver the following routes from our Walthamstow Avenue Depot:
W11 - between Chingford Hall Estate to Walthamstow Central Bus Station
W16 - between Leytonstone and Chingford Mount
W19 - between Ilford and Argyll Avenue
385 - between Chingford Station and Crooked Billet Sainsbury’s
397 - between Debden and Crooked Billet Sainsbury's
Planning your journey online
The Transport for London website provides the travelling public with online journey planning tools for using public transport in London
More information about London buses
The bus section of the Transport for London website includes host of other information about London's buses including the latest travel news, how to pay for your fare, bus route maps and careers on London buses.