London Buses route 222 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Hounslow and Uxbridge, it is operated by Metroline.
Route 222 commenced on 16 January 1971 replacing part of withdrawn section of route 223. Route 222 has always followed the same route between Hounslow Bus Station and Uxbridge Station via Cowley, Yiewsley, West Drayton, Sipson, Harlington Corner, Cranford and Hounslow West. The route was initially operated by AEC Regent III RTs from Uxbridge (UX) garage. On 4 December 1971, route 222 was converted to one man operation with the AEC Regent III RTs replaced by SMSs.
In 1973, the route was converted to double deck using Daimler Fleetlines. The Daimler Fleetlines were replaced by MCW Metrobuses in 1981.
In March 1994, the route was converted to low floor using Wright Pathfinder bodied Dennis Lance SLFs.
In 2008, a Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TL was introduced.
On 15 September 2012, the route was retained by London United and was converted to double deck operation using brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s.
On 12 September 2015, the route became a 24-hour service.
In January 2016, Scania OmniCitys were introduced.
On 16 September 2017, the route passed to Metroline operating from their Uxbridge (UX) garage using Wright Eclipse Gemini 3 bodied Volvo B5LHs.
Route 222 operates via these primary locations:
- Hounslow High Street, School Road
- Hounslow West
- Harlington Corner
- Heathrow Airport North
- West Drayton
- Uxbridge Bus Station