Christmas and New Year bus times

3 months ago Thu 23rd Nov 2023

morebus Christmas and New Year bus times

Our services will be running slightly differently over the Christmas and New Year period. Please see below for details:

Day Level of service
Christmas Eve Normal Sunday service on all routes. For routes that don't usually run on a Sunday, there will be no service.
Christmas Day

Special timetables will apply on m1/m2 only. No other services will run.

m1/m2 Christmas Day Timetable

The m1 will run its normal route and m2 will extend through to Christchurch, through Tuckton, then turning right into Barrack Road continuing to Fountain Way, see the special route map below.

 

Boxing Day

Sunday service will apply on routes 1a, 1b, 1c, 3 & 4, 5 & 5a, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 22, 25 & 26, 40, X3 & X8 with special timetables on the m1/m2 & 50. No other services will operate.

m1/m2 Boxing Day Timetable

Breezer 50 Boxing Day Timetable

Wednesday 27 December Saturday service on all routes except 18, 24, 33, 38, 737, 119, 120, 125, 191, 193, X1, X2, X3, X6 & X8 which will run to a normal Wednesday timetable. Earlier journeys** will be provided on routes 1a, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 22 & 25.
Thursday 28 December Saturday service on all routes except 18, 24, 33, 38, 737, 112, 119, 120, 191, 193, X1, X2, X3, X6 & X8 which will run to a normal Thursday timetable. Earlier journeys** will be provided on routes 1a, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 22 & 25.
Friday 29 December Saturday service on all routes except 18, 24, 33, 38, 737, 119, 120, 125, 191, 193, X1, X2, X3, X6 & X8 which will run to a normal Friday timetable. Earlier journeys** will be provided on routes 1a, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 22 & 25.
Saturday 30 December Normal Saturday services on all routes.
New Year's Eve Normal Sunday service on all routes. For routes that don't usually run on a Sunday, there will be no service. An extra journey on the 5a will run at 0030.
New Year's Day

Sunday services will apply on routes 1a, 1b, 1c, 3 & 4, 5 & 5a, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 22, 25 & 26, 40, X3 & X8 with special timetables on the m1/m2 & 50. No other services will operate.

m1/m2 New Year's Day Timetable

Breezer 50 New Year's Day Timetable

Tuesday 02 January Normal school day timetables resume across all routes.

** extra morning journeys on 27, 28 & 29 December 2023: 

  • 1a 0515 Somerford to Bournemouth
  • 8 0548 from Poole
  • 9 0552 Turlin Moor to Poole
  • 13 0637 Merley to Bournemouth
  • 14 0615 Kinson to Poole
  • 16 0615 Branksome to Poole
  • 16 0644 Bournemouth to Poole
  • 17 0545 Poole to Bournemouth 
  • 22 0557 Castlepoint to Bournemouth
  • 25 0551 Tollerford Road to Poole

 

Phone lines/travel shop opening times will be as follows:

  Phone Lines Travel Shop
Friday 22 December 0830 - 1300 0930 - 1500
Christmas Day/Boxing Day Closed Closed
Weds/Thurs 27/28 December 0830 - 1700 Open as usual
Friday 29 December 0830 - 1400 Open as usual
New Year's Day Closed Closed
Tuesday 02 January onwards Open as usual Open as usual

Don't forget, single fares are capped at just £2 and we have introduced a 5 for £5 offer in zone A for the festive period! Don't pay for expensive car parking or taxis, simply catch the bus. Plan your journey today...

On Christmas Day, all single fares (adult and child) will be £2. Returns will be £4.

We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!