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The 7 Steps of Centrebus: Your Guide to Seamless Campus Travel

By FemiRA 09 Oct 2023

University life can be hectic, especially when you're trying to manage your time between classes, extracurricular activities, and social commitments. One thing that can add unnecessary stress to your day is figuring out the campus bus schedule. That's where the Centrebus Tracker comes into play. This app is an essential tool for anyone frequenting the University of Leicester campus and surrounding areas. Here's a step-by-step guide to using the Centrebus live tracker, so you never have to wonder, "Where's my bus?" again.

Step 1: Create an Account or Skip

The first step is to visit either online or download the Centrebus app on the app store or play store. You can create an account to get up-to-date information about bus times and availability. If you're in a hurry, you also have the option to skip this step and directly access the bus tracking features

Step 2: Navigate to Bus Services

Once you're on the website or have the app open, click on the "Bus Services" tab. This is where you'll find all the available routes and buses for your journey.

Step 3: Search for University of Leicester

In the search bar, type in "University of Leicester" to narrow down the available services to those that specifically cater to the campus routes

Step 4: Select Halls of Residence, University of Leicester

You will see a list of routes after your search. Look for the "Halls of Residence – University of Leicester" option and click on it. This will take you to a detailed page with information about this particular route.

Step 5: Personalise Your Experience

To make it easier for future searches, click on the star icon at the top right corner of the screen to favourite the service. You can also click on the bell icon next to specific bus stops that you frequently use, like University Road, to receive notifications.

Step 6: Check Your Favourites

Go back to the home page and click on the favourite’s icon. This is where you'll find all your saved routes and stops. Click on "University Road" under the "Stops" section to find out when the next bus is coming.

Step 7: Explore the Service Route

Finally, click on "Halls of Residence" under the "Services" section to get a real-time view of the bus route and the current location of all buses on that route.

And there you have it!

The Centrebus app and online service make it incredibly straightforward to keep track of bus timings and routes. No more guessing or rushing; with Centrebus, you're always in the know. So go ahead, give it a try and make your daily commute around the University of Leicester as smooth as possible.

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FemiRA Residential Adviser for the University of Leicester. Get in touch with us on Instagram @uolreslife.
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