Summer bus times and route changes

Wednesday, April 11 2018

From Sunday 27th May, we launch our summer service change to accommodate the busy and sunny season up ahead! There's lots to see and do in Bournemouth and Poole and we're here to get you there and home again. The new timetable book will contain some amended routes and timetables which are summarised below.

Amongst amending some timetables to improve reliability, we have also extended the 14 from Poole to Kinson and onwards to Castlepoint and Royal Bournemouth Hospital encompassing the existing R4 and R5 routes which will be withdrawn. We have introduced additional Monday to Saturday evening and Sunday journeys on 13 to match increased demand. We will also be running our summer special Purbeck Breezer 30 and 70 services giving you the perfect way to see the beautiful Isle of Purbeck from the top deck.

Some services will be changing stands in Poole Bus Station for the summer period; this information is listed below.

Preview new network map (from 27th May) +

New timetable booklets will be available from Poole Bus Station travel shop from 18th May and usual outlets thereafter.

Summary of changes:

 

Poole - Castlepoint

Evening services will now run up to every 20 minutes. Together with the m2, this will provide a bus up to every 10 minutes between Bournemouth and Poole. Some services have been retimed to improve reliability

View new m1/N1 timetable +

 

Poole - Southbourne

Evening services will now run up to every 20 minutes. Together with the m1, this will provide a bus up to every 10 minutes between Bournemouth and Poole. Sunday morning services from Southbourne and Boscombe have been improved. Some services have been retimed to improve reliability

View new m2/N2 timetable +

 

Poole - Corfe Mullen - Wimborne

Some peak services have been retimed to improve reliability

View new 3 timetable +

 

Poole - Merley - Wimborne

Some services have been retimed to improve reliability on Monday to Fridays and Sundays. One morning and one afternoon schooltime journey will now serve Allenbourn School, providing a partial replacement for the withdrawn 445. There is a new late evening Monday to Saturday journey from Wimborne

View new 4 timetable +

Poole - Canford Heath/Tower Park

Some services have been retimed to improve reliability. A new earlier journey will run on Saturdays with an improved early morning service on Sundays

View new 5/6 timetable +

Poole Circular (Clockwise)

Some services have been retimed to improve reliability. There is a new 06:40 Monday to Friday service from Poole to coincide with the busy Sunseeker shift pattern. There is also a new earlier Saturday and Sunday journey

View new 8 timetable +

Poole Circular (Anti-clockwise)

Some services have been retimed to improve reliability. There is also a new earlier Saturday journey

View new 9 timetable +

Bournemouth - Wimborne

There will be an improved Monday to Saturday early evening service with an additional 19:20 Bournemouth to Wimborne and 20:25 Wimborne to Bournemouth. Some services have been retimed to improve reliability and there will be earlier and later services on a Sunday

View new 13 timetable +

Poole - Kinson - Royal Bournemouth Hospital

NEW! This route will be extended from Kinson to Royal Bournemouth Hospital via East Howe, Ensbury Park, Moordown and Castlepoint replacing the existing R4 and R5 routes. There are some minor timings changes to the Poole - Kinson part of the route

View new 14 timetable +

Poole - Winton - Royal Bournemouth Hospital

This service will now turn into Fern Barrow at Bournemouth University to serve Stop G. Some journeys have been retimed to improve reliability

View new 15 timetable +

Poole - Bournemouth

The 16 will be moving to Stand N in Poole Bus Station for the duration of the summer

Poole - Bournemouth

There will be a new later Monday to Saturday journey from Bournemouth to Poole and a new earlier Sunday morning journey from Poole to Bournemouth. The 17 will be moving to Stand N in Poole Bus Station for the duration of the summer

View new 17 timetable +

Poole - Castlepoint

The 20 will be moving to Stand H in Poole Bus Station for the duration of the summer

St. Catherine's Hill - Burton via Fairmile

Due to reduced usage, this service will run to a reduced timetable to ensure sustainability of the service and to improve relaibility. Buses to Christchurch from St. Catherine's Hill will now additionally serve Suffolk Avenue, Marsh Lane and Bronte Avenue in Fairmile for residents who have recently been impacted by the withdrawal of the Yellow Buses R6

View new 24 timetable +

 

Swanage - Durlston Country Park

The Durlston Explorer 5 will be reintroduced for the summer period starting on Sunday 27 May and running until Saturday 22 September. The route will also now serve Swanage Bus Station in both directions

View new Durslston 5 timetable +

 

Swanage - Lulworth Cove - Weymouth - Dorchester

The Purbeck Breezer 30 to Lulworth and Weymouth will be reintroduced for the summer period starting on Sunday 24 June and running until Sunday 15 September. We have increased the number of journeys per day to improve capacity and to take more people to the lovely sights of the Jurassic Coast

View new Purbeck Breezer 30 timetable +

Poole - Swanage

There will be additional early morning and early evening journeys introduced for the summer. The 21:45 from Swanage will run 10 minutes later to improve connections and reliability. Most Sunday journeys towards Poole will run 5 minutes earlier to improve reliability. Some other journeys have timing changes to better reflect traffic conditions

View new Purbeck Breezer 40 timetable +

Bournemouth - Swanage

We will be increasing the frequency of the 50 for the summer and also adding some later evening journeys. Buses towards Swanage will no longer run in Westbourne via County Gates and The Avenue; instead, buses will run via Alumhurst Road and Western Road

View new Purbeck Breezer 50 timetable +

Poole - Sandbanks

We will introduce an improved weekend and school holiday service for the early summer period with two buses per hour, one of which will operate fast via Sandbanks Road and Evening Hill. There will be additional evening journeys too. From Saturday 28th July until Saturday 1 September, all services will run fast via Sandbanks Road and Evening Hill with the Purbeck Breezer 70 operating the current parts of the route. The 60 will move to Stand J in Poole Bus Station for the duration of the summer

View new Purbeck Breezer 60 timetable +

 

Bournemouth - Alum Chine - Canford Cliffs - Poole

The Purbeck Breezer 70 will be returning for the summer holiday season starting on Saturday 28 July and running until Saturday 1 September

View new Purbeck Breezer 70 timetable +

Poole - Rockley Park

From Sunday 22 July until Monday 27 August, the 152 will also run on Sundays and Bank Holidays for the high summer season

New timetable available soon.

Kinson - Royal Bournemouth Hospital

As previously announced, these services will be withdrawn and most parts of these routes will be merged into our extended 14 route. See above for further information

 

Bournemouth - Lymington

Sunday journeys have been retimed to improve reliability

View new X1/X2 timetable +

 

Poole - Blandford

The first Monday to Friday journey towards Poole is extended to start from the Blandford town loop

View new X8 timetable +

University Talbot Campus - Lansdowne Plaza

This route will be withdrawn. The nearby U1 and 17 provide alternative routes from this area to the University

m1/N1
m2/N2
3
4
5 & 6
8
9
13
14
15
16 & 17
24
40 (Purbeck Breezer)
50 (Purbeck Breezer)
60 (Purbeck Breezer)
152
R4/R5
X1 X2
X8
Durlston Explorer 5
  

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