Enhanced Timetables from 14th June

3 months ago Fri 5th Jun 2020

Yellow Buses - enhanced timetables from Sunday 14th June

Timetables from Sunday 14th June

We are enhancing timetables as it is anticipated more passengers will be using services with some schools, shops and workplaces reopening. These changes will help ensure that our passengers can continue travelling safely with us, and follow social distancing guidelines.

We will continue to monitor loadings on services on a daily basis, and where capacity becomes an issue we will employ bigger vehicles or additional journeys.

Some key journey information

  • Buses between Bournemouth, Boscombe and Christchurch up to every 5 minutes
  • Buses between Bournemouth and Charminster up to every 7 minutes
  • Buses to Royal Bournemouth Hospital on routes 2 and 3 up to every 15 minutes
  • Links between Wimborne, Merley, Bearwood, Kinson, Castlepoint and Royal Bournemouth Hospital
  • Links between Christchurch, Christchurch Hospital, Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Castlepoint.

Timetables can be previewed online and on the mobile app, or download the booklet.

No
Route
Mon-Fri Freq
Sat Freq
Sun Freq

1/1b

Poole Town – Bournemouth

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Bournemouth – Christchurch

Every 10 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Buses from Poole to Bournemouth will operate every hour Monday to Sunday providing a direct link between Poole and Christchurch.  The 1/1b to Christchurch will operate every 10 minutes Monday to Friday, within this the 1b to Cranleigh Road will operate every 30 minutes up to 1900.

On Saturdays and Sunday buses will operate every 20 minutes, with the 1b every hour.

1a

Bournemouth – Christchurch - Somerford

Every 10 minutes

Every 10 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Bournemouth - Christchurch – New Milton

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

No service

Route 1a will operate every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday extended Hourly to New Milton via Highcliffe.

Combined with route 1/1b buses will operate every 5 minutes between Bournemouth and Boscombe Monday to Friday.

2

Bournemouth – RBH & Castlepoint

Every 15 minutes

Every 15 minutes

Every 30 minutes

Bournemouth – RBH – Kinson

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Every 30 minutes

Route 2 continues to operate every 15 minutes but is extended hourly to Kinson via Castle Lane and Northbourne. Combined with route 6 this will provide two journeys per hour between Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castlepoint, Castle Lane, Northbourne and Kinson.

3

Westbourne – Bournemouth – Castlepoint – RBH

Every 15 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Between routes 3/5/5a buses operate every 7/8 minutes between Bournemouth, Rail Station and Charminster, and every 10 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays.

4

Bournemouth – Muscliff – Castlepoint

Every 30 minutes

Every 30 minutes

Every 30 minutes

This service continues to operate every 30 minutes. Route 4a is not operating. The section between Bearwood, Kinson, Northbourne and Westover Retail Park is in part covered by route 6 and now the extension of route 2.

5/5a

Bournemouth – Kinson combined

Every 15 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Every 20 minutes

Routes 5/5a will now operate every 30 minutes on each leg, compared every 15 minutes. Combined with route 3, buses will operate every 7/8 minutes between Bournemouth and Charminster Monday to Friday, and every 10 minutes Saturdays and Sundays.

6/6b

Bournemouth – Wallisdown

Every 30 minutes

Every 30 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Bournemouth – Bearwood - Wimborne

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

Buses operate every 30 minutes to Wallisdown Monday to Saturday. Buses now operate every 60 minutes to Bearwood and Wimborne Monday to Sunday.

6h

Wimborne – Bearwood – Kinson - Northbourne – Castlepoint – RBH

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

No service

We are maintaining this new link to Royal Bournemouth Hospital providing connections to Kinson, Bearwood and Wimborne.  This route in part replaces Route 4a and provides two journeys per hour to Kinson alongside route 2.

12

Alum Chine – Bournemouth

Roughly 60 minutes

Roughly 60 minutes

Roughly 60 minutes

Bournemouth - Boscombe Pier

Roughly 120 minutes

Roughly 120 minutes

Roughly 120 minutes

The timetable for this route has been revised to provide roughly an hourly service between Bournemouth and Alum Chine, also extended to Boscombe Pier. This service will now also operate on Sundays for the summer.

18

Bournemouth – Broadstone

Every 60 minutes

Every 120 minutes

No service

The timetable for this route is increased to every 60 minutes Monday to Friday.

21

Christchurch – Burton - Bransgore

Normal service

No Service

No service

No change to the current arrangements.

31

Christchurch – Christchurch Hospital – Bournemouth Hospital

Every 60 minutes

Every 60 minutes

No service

We are maintaining this new link to Royal Bournemouth Hospital.  This route also provides an off peak connection between Christchurch and Castlepoint for shopping facilities.

33

Bournemouth – Christchurch

Saturday service

Saturday service

No service

No changes to the current arrangements.

36

Talbot View – Kinson

Every 120 minutes

Every 120 minutes

No service

No changes to the current arrangements.

737

Bournemouth – Airport (one bus operation)

Special Timetable

3 round trips

2 round trips

No changes to the current arrangements.