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Time of next bus on your mobile

A new service has been launched in conjunction with Brighton & Hove City Council.

You can now get the time of the next bus from any bus stop in the Brighton & Hove City Council area directly to your mobile phone.

It is quick and easy to use

You receive a response within seconds (subject to your network provider)

Just text the bus stop code to 84268to get details of the next buses due to arrive. 

Texts cost 25p plus your normal text message charge (this can vary depending on your network supplier).

Text codes are displayed on all bus stops in the Brighton & Hove City Council area, you can also see the code for any stop on this website.

image of a text message code being displyed in our service map

To view a text code select Bus Times - services and timetables , then choose the service you require to display bus stops on the chosen route. On the map you will see bus stops displayed click on the one you want the text code and it will be displayed after the stop name in a balloon of text. Enter that text code and send it to 84268 to get details of the times of the next buses from that stop. If you want to only get details of a particular route number enter the bus stop text code then add a space and then type in the route number you want to see the times of buses for your reply will only contain that route.

For example text 'bridada 46' to 84268 and you will get the times of route 46 buses from Portslade Station into Brighton.

Texts cost 25p plus your normal text message charge (this can vary depending on your network supplier).