Summer services

1 month ago Tue 5th Apr 2022

Adventure awaits - Explore the Dorset Coast and New Forest by bus

Adventure Awaits!

Our summer services are back this April, with Buster's Beach Bus and Buster's New Forest Explorer returning from Saturday 9th April 2022.

These routes will provide easy access to some of the best views across the Dorset Coast and the New Forest. Don't forget to download our mobile app to plan your journeys and track your bus in real time.

More information can be found on adventureawaits.info.

Buster's Beach Bus

Buster's Beach Bus

Take your seat with a view on the top deck of our open top buses and experience some of the best views and beaches across the coast!

Buster's Beach Bus has been simplified for 2022, with one simple route to go all the way from Alum Chine to Mudeford and Hengistbury Head.

 Buster's Beach Bus logo Alum Chine to Hoburne Holiday Park, via Bournemouth Pier, Boscombe Pier, Hengistbury Head and Mudeford

Buster's Beach Bus will be running daily with a low season and a high season timetable.

Download the timetable and calendar here

Buster's Beach Bus map 2022

Buster's Forest Explorer

Buster's New Forest Explorer

Explore the natural beauty of the New Forest by bus.

Hop on and off Buster's New Forest Explorer to discover everything on offer. Why not make a stop at the tea rooms, gift shops and art galleries in Burley, or plan a trip to the shops, restaurants and cafes in the market town of Ringwood. Keep an eye out for the New Forest ponies too!

Buster's Forest Explorer Christchurch to Ringwood via Bransgore and Burley

This service operates at weekends and daily during school holidays and bank holidays.

Download the timetable and calendar here

Buster's Forest Explorer map 2022

Fares

Buster's Adventure tickets are valid across the whole network (zones ABC) and both Buster's Beach Bus and Buster's New Forest Explorer. Buster's Beach Bus tickets are valid on Buster's Beach Bus and zone AB only.

Tickets are available now on the mobile app for Adult & Group tickets, or can be purchased on-bus for Adult, Group or Child tickets from Saturday 9th April.

Zone A and Getting About tickets are not valid on Buster's Beach Bus or Buster's New Forest Explorer.

Buster's Adventure tickets

  Adult Child* Group**
1 day £10 £8 £20
2 day £15 £12 £25
3 day £18 £15 £30

Buster's Beach Bus tickets

  Adult Child* Group**
1 day £6.50 £4.40 £16
2 day £10 £7 £21
3 day £13 £10 £27

*Child tickets are only available to purchase on the bus or in our travel shop in Bournemouth town centre.

**Group tickets are valid for up to 5 people (adult or child) travelling together.

Concessionary fares

Concessionary customers with passes showing the English Rose may travel for free on Buster's Beach Bus and Buster's New Forest Explorer after 09:30 (Monday to Friday). Unfortunately, concessionary passes from customers travelling from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are not valid.

Buster's Beach Bus and Buster's Forest Explorer