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Summer services 2021
The adventure starts here! Our Summer network starts 29th May with two new open top beach services and a bus to explore the New Forest.
Footie Hopper ticket
Enjoy unlimited evening travel on Yellow Buses after 4:30pm with the footie hopper ticket! Available every day from 11th June - 11th July.
sQuid is ending on 30th June
From Wednesday 30th June, customers will no longer be able to purchase tickets on board our buses using sQuid.
Latest News
Yellow Buses drivers come tops for safe and fuel efficient driving with GreenRoad Fleet elite
3 days ago - Tue 15th Jun 2021
We are pleased that our continuing partnership with GreenRoad, has enabled more drivers to reach Fleet Elite status.
sQuid is ending on 30th June
3 days ago - Tue 15th Jun 2021
From Wednesday 30th June, customers will no longer be able to purchase tickets on board our buses using sQuid.
Footie Hopper ticket
1 week ago - Fri 11th Jun 2021
Enjoy unlimited evening travel on Yellow Buses after 4:30pm with the footie hopper ticket! Available every day from 11th June - 11th July.
Yellow Buses partners with Hot Radio and Hot Gold
2 weeks ago - Wed 2nd Jun 2021
Yellow Buses have partnered with local community radio station Hot Radio, and their new brand station, Hot Gold.
Routes & Maps
    • 1
    • 1N
    Poole - Bournemouth - Christchurch via Parkstone, Bournemouth Rd, Westbourne, Bournemouth Triangle, Boscombe, Southbourne
    • 1a
    • 1aN
    Bournemouth - Somerford / New Milton via Boscombe, Iford, Christchurch
    • 1b
    Bournemouth - Christchurch via Boscombe, Southbourne, Cranleigh Rd
    • 2
    • 2N
    Bournemouth - Castlepoint / Bearwood via Holdenhurst Rd, Boscombe, Iford, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Townsend, Castlepoint, Kinson

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Road

    Due to the road closure of Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Avenue, services will be following the below diversions during this time. Route 33 outbound: Littledown Avenue > around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > Holdenhurst Road > Wessex Way > Royal Bournemouth Hospital > normal line of route. Route 33 inbound: Royal Bournemouth Hospital > Wessex way > Holdenhurst Avenue > Littledown avenue > Around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > normal line of route. Route 46 in both directions: Ashley Road > around Boscombe bus station > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harwood Avenue > normal Line of route. Route 81 in both directions: Holdenhurst Avenue > Christchurch Road > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harewood Avenue > normal line of route. Route 2 to Avonbourne: continue to Boscombe and follow the route 81 diversion. Using the school to turn around. Buses will be unable to serve the St Peters School, Hambledon Road, Harewood Avenue and Avonbourne School bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Glencoe Road.

    • 3
    • 3N
    Westbourne - Royal Bournemouth Hospital & Castlepoint via Bournemouth, Charminster

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    • 4
    Bournemouth - Castlepoint - Bournemouth Hospital - Christchurch Bargates

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    • 4a
    Moordown - Winton - Charminster - Quicker to Bournemouth via Richmond Hill
    • 5
    • 5N
    • 5a
    • 5aN
    Bournemouth to Kinson via Rail Station, Charminster, Winton, East Howe (5) and West Howe (5a)

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    • 6
    • 6N
    Bournemouth - Bearwood - Wimborne via Winton, Bournemouth University, Wallisdown, Mountbatten, Merley

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    • 6h
    Royal Bournemouth Hospital - Castlepoint - Northbourne - Ferndown - Ferndown Ind Est - Wimborne
    • 11
    Bournemouth Pier to Mudeford, via East Cliff, Hengistbury Head, Mudeford Quay and Hoburne
    • 12
    Alum Chine to Boscombe Pier via Westcliff, Bournemouth, Eastcliff
    • BFE
    Busters Forest Explorer , via Christchurch, Highcliffe, Bransgore, New Forest, Burley and Ringwood
    • 18
    Bournemouth - Broadstone via Westbourne, Upper Parkstone, Canford Heath, Waterloo Estate
    • 21
    Bransgore - Burton - Somerford - Christchurch (serves Highcliffe School)
    • 31
    Castlepoint - Bournemouth Hospital to Somerford, via A338, Fairmile Road and Christchurch Hospital
    • 33
    Bournemouth - Christchurch via Bournemouth, Boscombe, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Southbourne

    Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Road

    Due to the road closure of Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Avenue, services will be following the below diversions during this time. Route 33 outbound: Littledown Avenue > around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > Holdenhurst Road > Wessex Way > Royal Bournemouth Hospital > normal line of route. Route 33 inbound: Royal Bournemouth Hospital > Wessex way > Holdenhurst Avenue > Littledown avenue > Around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > normal line of route. Route 46 in both directions: Ashley Road > around Boscombe bus station > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harwood Avenue > normal Line of route. Route 81 in both directions: Holdenhurst Avenue > Christchurch Road > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harewood Avenue > normal line of route. Route 2 to Avonbourne: continue to Boscombe and follow the route 81 diversion. Using the school to turn around. Buses will be unable to serve the St Peters School, Hambledon Road, Harewood Avenue and Avonbourne School bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Glencoe Road.

    • 36
    Talbot View - Kinson via Bourne Valley, Glenferness Avenue, Bournemouth University and Wallisdown
    • 737
    Bournemouth - Bournemouth Airport via Rail Station, Winton, Moordown, Parley and Aviation Business Park

    Holdenhurst Road closure

    Holdenhurst Road will be closed from Monday 15th March until Friday 23rd July. During this time, some services will be diverted (inbound and outbound). Services will divert in both directions via The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route at Station Roundabout. This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road from Lansdowne Roundabout to Station Roundabout and the Lansdowne and Unisys bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South, Lansdowne on Christchurch Road and a temporary bus stop outside O'Neills.

    • 46
    School Service - Throop to Avonbourne & Harewood Colleges via Moordown, Winton, Charminster, Bournemouth Station, Boscombe, Pokesdown

    Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Road

    Due to the road closure of Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Avenue, services will be following the below diversions during this time. Route 33 outbound: Littledown Avenue > around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > Holdenhurst Road > Wessex Way > Royal Bournemouth Hospital > normal line of route. Route 33 inbound: Royal Bournemouth Hospital > Wessex way > Holdenhurst Avenue > Littledown avenue > Around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > normal line of route. Route 46 in both directions: Ashley Road > around Boscombe bus station > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harwood Avenue > normal Line of route. Route 81 in both directions: Holdenhurst Avenue > Christchurch Road > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harewood Avenue > normal line of route. Route 2 to Avonbourne: continue to Boscombe and follow the route 81 diversion. Using the school to turn around. Buses will be unable to serve the St Peters School, Hambledon Road, Harewood Avenue and Avonbourne School bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Glencoe Road.

    • 60
    School Service - Wallisdown to Bournemouth Schools via West Howe, East Howe, Moordown
    • 81
    School Service - Charminster to Avonbourne & Harewood Colleges via Castlepoint

    Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Road

    Due to the road closure of Harewood Avenue/Petersfield Avenue, services will be following the below diversions during this time. Route 33 outbound: Littledown Avenue > around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > Holdenhurst Road > Wessex Way > Royal Bournemouth Hospital > normal line of route. Route 33 inbound: Royal Bournemouth Hospital > Wessex way > Holdenhurst Avenue > Littledown avenue > Around the roundabout > Littledown Avenue > normal line of route. Route 46 in both directions: Ashley Road > around Boscombe bus station > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harwood Avenue > normal Line of route. Route 81 in both directions: Holdenhurst Avenue > Christchurch Road > Ashley Road > Littledown Avenue > Harewood Avenue > normal line of route. Route 2 to Avonbourne: continue to Boscombe and follow the route 81 diversion. Using the school to turn around. Buses will be unable to serve the St Peters School, Hambledon Road, Harewood Avenue and Avonbourne School bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Glencoe Road.

    • 85
    School Service - Kinson to St Peter's School via Bearwood, Wallisdown, Winton and Springbourne
    • 86
    School Service - West Moors to St Peter's School via Ferndown, Kinson, Winton and Charminster
    • 87
    School Service - Ensbury Park to St Peter's School via Westover Retail Park and Charminster
    • 88
    School Service - Winton to St Peter's School via Westover and Castlepoint
    • 744
    School Service - Oakdale Junior School- Back on the 27th Sept 2020 (NEW TIMETABLE)
    • MQ01
    School Service (not for public) - Corfe Mullen to Sturminster Marshall
    • PK1
    School Service (not for public) Bournemouth Station to Parkfield School via Boscombe, Littledown, Christchurch
    • PK2
    School Service (not for public) - Bournemouth Station to Parkfield School via Castlepoint, Parley