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Christmas 2019

Yellow Buses Magical Christmas Lights Tour - Official partner of Christmas Tree Wonderland

Experience the Christmas Lights on our festive open-top bus

Get into the festive spirit and explore the magical Christmas lights with Yellow Buses, the official travel partner of Christmas Tree Wonderland.

Our open-top Christmas themed bus will be running throughout the holiday season, giving you the best seat to view Bournemouth and the surrounding villages and all of the spectacular lights on display!

The non-stopping service departs from our Travel Shop in Bournemouth Square on various dates between 23rd November - 30th December and travels to see the lights in Bournemouth, Westbourne, East Cliff, Boscombe, Pokesdown, through to Southbourne Crossroads and back again. The tour also includes a short stop at the Marsham Court Hotel for a festive drink and snack.

The tour finishes back in Bournemouth Square so you can continue your adventure on-foot by exploring the gardens, or experiencing the Christmas market!

We recommend booking tickets in advance, with our group ticket offering the best value for money for up to 5 people travelling together.

Tour Dates

November

Mon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
Sun
- - - - - 23rd 24th
- - 27th 28th 29th 30th -

December

Mon
Tues
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Sat
Sun
- - - - - - 1st
- - 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
- - 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
- - 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd
23rd - - - 27th 28th 29th
30th - - - - - -

Departure Times

Monday - Saturday 18:00 & 19:30
Sunday 17:00

Book your seat

Call us on 01202 636110 to book your ticket, or visit our Travel Shop in Bournemouth Square. Group tickets can also be purchased and gifted on our Mobile App!

Alternatively, you can request a call-back from a member of our customer service team by visiting our get in touch page or messaging us on Facebook or Twitter.

Ticket Prices

Our group ticket offers the best value for money and is valid for up to 5 people (adult or child) travelling together.

  Pre-booked On-bus
Adult £10 £14
Child £8 £10
Concession £8 £10
Group £35 £40

Terms and Conditions

During days of adverse weather, the tour will be operated with a close-top vehicle. Should this be the case and you wish to travel on the next open-top bus, please call into the Travel Shop with proof of purchase of your previous ticket and they can offer you half-price tickets for another tour.

The top deck of the open-top bus has a limited capacity of 38 people and we cannot guarantee a seat on the top deck on busier tour dates and times. We advise booking in advance and checking the availability beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Tickets are non-refundable. If you can no longer make the tour date and time you have booked on, please contact us at least two working days before the tour and we will try our best to move you to a different tour.

Yellow Buses - Christmas and New Year Bus Times (With Buster Bear dressed as Santa Claus)

Christmas and New Year Bus Times

Friday 20th December Normal Friday service
Saturday 21st December Normal Saturday service
Sunday 22nd December Sunday service
Monday 23rd December

Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.

Tuesday 24th December – Christmas Eve Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Early Finish, last buses depart at 1900.
Wednesday 25th December – Christmas Day No service
Thursday 26th December – Boxing Day Special service on routes 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a and 6
Friday 27th December Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Saturday 28th December Normal Saturday service
Sunday 29th December Normal Sunday service
Monday 30th December Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Tuesday 31st December  – New Year's Eve   Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Early Finish, last buses depart at 1900.
Wednesday 1st January – New Year's Day Special service on routes 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a and 6
Thursday 2nd January Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Friday 3rd January Saturday service
except routes 18, 33, 36 and 737 which will run to normal Monday to Friday times.
Saturday 4th January Normal Saturday service
Sunday 5th January Normal Sunday service
Monday 6th January Normal Monday to Friday on all services

Service 19 will only run on Saturdays

Night buses (N1 and N5) will run on Friday and Saturday nights only.

Last Buses on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve 2019

Route 1

18:25 Poole – Christchurch 18:09 Christchurch – Poole
19:06 Bournemouth – Christchurch 18:19 Christchurch – Bournemouth

Route 1a

19:10 Bournemouth – Somerford 18:14 Somerford – Bournemouth

Route 1b

19:06 Bournemouth – Christchurch 19:32 Christchurch – Bournemouth

Route 2

19:10 Bournemouth – Castlepoint 18:09 Castlepoint – Bournemouth
  18:21 RBH – Bournemouth

Route 3

18:59 Westbourne – RBH 18:03 RBH – Westbourne
  18:03 RBH – Bournemouth

Route 4

18:55 Bournemouth – Castlepoint 17:45 Castlepoint – Bournemouth

Route 4a

18:40 Bournemouth – Bearwood 18:00 Bearwood – Bournemouth

Route 5

19:00 Bournemouth – Kinson 17:58 Kinson – Bournemouth

Route 5a

18:45 Bournemouth – Kinson 18:13 Kinson – Bournemouth

Route 6

16:50 Bournemouth – Wimborne 17:18 Wimborne – Bournemouth
  17:34 Bearwood – Bournemouth

Route 6b

18:35 Bournemouth - Bearwood

Yellow Buses - Official Partner of Christmas Tree Wonderland in Bournemouth

 

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