Public and Community Transport
A timetable for all the buses that serve Winchester can be found on Hampshire County Council's website.
Many bus operators serve Winchester and its District. For more information about these operators and their services please visit their websites:
Travelling by bus?
Visit Traveline or the My Journey Hampshire website to plan your journey. Traveline also support a text message service for individual bus stops. Text the number at the bus stop and receive a message back detailing the next 3 buses stopping there.
The Solent Travelcard is your ticket to unlimited travel on South Hampshire's bus network. Covering a wide area from Totton in the west to Havant in the east, and from Winchester in the north down to the coast, Solent Travelcard allows you to travel on every operator's bus services.
Buy your Travelcard on the first bus you use, then show it to the driver of each bus you board. One day or weekly tickets are available. Please visit the Solent Travelcard website for more information.
In Summer 2014, the solent travelcard is changing to Solent Go. The smartcard will be fixed at £8 per day, £30 per week and £100 per month for almost unlimited bus travel across the Solent Travel card area, while a selection of ferry tickets can also be added to the card. The Solent Go card will be electronic and easy to top up. Please keep visiting the Solent Go website to see when it will be available.
Winchester Night Bus
The Winchester Town Forum have funded a night bus that circulates around Winchester on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. This is funded until September 2014.
The 5A runs once an hour from 9:35pm, 10:35pm and 11:35pm from the Bus Station. Following the route of the Number 5 bus, it services the Railway Station, Royal Hampshire County Hospital and Badger Farm before returning to the City Centre via Stanmore.
The Timetable can be downloaded from Hampshire County Council's Public Transport website or from Stagecoach Bus website.
Community Transport - Dial-A-Ride
Dial-a-Ride is a community transport service that can be used by anyone with a mobility or sensory impairment, meaning that they cannot use or have discomfort in using public transport like a bus or taxi. Customers do not have to be registered disabled and can use the service for social or shopping trips, however they can not be sued for hospital appointment.
Dial-a-ride minibuses are specially adapted with handrails and low steps, each vehicle is equipped with a lift or ramp to assist wheelchair and walking frame users
The cost of the service is similar to bus fares, just pay the driver just as you would on a bus.
Assistance is always available from the well trained, friendly drivers so you do not have to worry about getting on and off the bus.
The area's of coverage are Winchester city and the outlying villages in which we do a pick up and drop off service, taking you anywhere within radius of the Winchester City Council district.
Dial-a-Ride runs from Monday to Friday between 8.45am and 4.30pm.
For more information, please visit the Dial-a-Ride website.
Community Transport - Voluntary Car Share Schemes
There are many voluntary car share schemes spread throughout the Winchester District. All the details can be found on Hampshire County Council's website.
Community Transport - Wheels to Work
The Wheels to Work scooter loan scheme is designed for people who don't have access to public or private transport to get them to a job, vocational training or to attend interviews. A scooter can be loaned for 3 to 12 months depending on your circumstances. Please visit the Wheels to Work website for more information.