From bus to seashore in a single straightforward journey

Heading to Southsea over the summer time holidays? Why not take the bus to the seashore and save time, cash and stress.

Portsmouth Metropolis Council is launching further bus providers and lengthening others to make it simpler than ever earlier than to discover the seafront and depart the automobile at residence this summer time. The providers launch on Saturday 23 July, working every day till the shut of summer time holidays on Wednesday 31 August.

The Southsea Coaster 50 service open high bus makes a welcome return, providing a hop-on hop-off service from The Exhausting to South Parade Pier in partnership with First Bus Solent. Tickets could also be purchased on the bus and will likely be legitimate all day and household/particular person choices. You may view the timetable and ticket costs right here.

The PR3 service can be launching for the season, working from the Park and Trip in Tipner to The D-Day Story in Southsea, by way of family-favourite Clarence Pier. The service runs each half-hour and prices £4 for the day for a automobile of as much as 5 individuals. Data and the timetables for Park and Trip providers is on the market right here.

The Southsea Skipper 25 Service, that runs between the Hayling Ferry to The Exhausting by way of South Parade pier can be extending its summer time timetable to run later within the night in keeping with the Hayling ferry schedule, with the final bus departing from the Hayling Ferry at 8:05pm and terminating at The Exhausting at 8:45pm. For the up to date timetable go to First Bus Solent.

These new and prolonged routes imply the favored vacation spot of Southsea has turn out to be extra accessible by public transport than ever. Providing a easy, family-friendly and sustainable possibility for spending high quality time over the summer time alongside miles of seafront that includes The D-Day Story, Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Fortress and Portsmouth Pyramids plus Canoe Lake, Reside on the Bandstand, and the funfairs, arcade, and loopy golf at each South Parade and Clarence Pier.

The seafront may also be accessed by way of different common bus routes. First Bus Solent’s 1 service runs from The Exhausting – Southsea, 3 service from Fareham – Southsea, and the 18 service Paulsgrove – Southsea. For timetables go to First Bus Solent.

Stagecoach’s 20 and 21 providers run from Havant by way of Leigh Park to The Exhausting, 23 service runs from Leigh Park – Southsea by way of The Exhausting, and the Coastliner 700 from Bognor Regis by way of Chichester and Havant to The Exhausting. For timetables go to Stagecoach.

Cllr Lynne Stagg, Cupboard Member for Site visitors and Transportation, stated “It’s by no means been simpler to get to the seafront by bus and will probably be a delight to see guests and residents alike creating new and recurring reminiscences on the open high bus. The hop on/hop off ticket opens up so many choices for individuals to stroll, cycle and scoot round the entire of our lovely seafront. We’re trying ahead to welcoming everybody to Southsea and Portsmouth this summer time season and past.”

The council is providing the open high hop-on hop-off bus service in help of our transport technique for a more healthy, greener and higher related future. You will discover out about all of the providers by visiting


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