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Christmas and New Year bus times
 
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South Christmas and New Year Bus Timetables

We've summarised our timetables over the Christmas and New Year period to help you plan your travel over the festive season. 

Click on your location below to see details of the bus services this festive season:

Andover 

Basingstoke

Blackwater Valley    (Aldershot, Farnborough, Farnham & Camberley)

Chichester    & Bognor Regis

Guildford    & Haslemere

Guildford P&R

Portsmouth, Havant & Waterlooville

Winchester

Worthing, Brighton & Littlehampton

 

>>>For Customer Service opening hours during the festive period, please see the Customer Services Opening Hours, further down the page>>>

FAQs

Andover

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Date Service levels
Sunday 19th December Normal Sunday service
Monday 20th December Normal Monday Non school day service
Tuesday 21st December  Normal Tuesday Non school day service
Wednesday 22nd December  Normal Wednesday Non school day service
Thursday 23rd December Normal Thursday Non school day service
Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve) Saturday service (Friday service on 5, 7, 7a, 66, 67); last buses as detailed separately
Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day) No service
Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day) No service
Monday 27th December (Public Holiday) Sunday service
Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday) Sunday service
Wednesday 29th December  

Saturday service (Wednesday service on 5, 7, 7a, 66, 67)

Thursday 30th December Saturday service (Thursday service on 5, 7, 7a, 66, 67, C3, C4, C5, C6, C8)
Friday 31st December 2021 (New Years Eve) Saturday service (Friday service on 5, 7, 7a, 66, 67); last buses as detailed separately
Saturday 1st January 2022 (New Years Day) No service.
Sunday 2nd January 2022  Normal Sunday service.
Monday 3rd January 2022 (Public Holiday) Sunday service
Tuesday 4th January 2022 Normal school day service resumes 
Last Bus Information

21:05 departing from Andover - Amesbury will not run (Salisbury Reds will run as normal)

All Salisbury Reds Activ8 journeys will run as normal.

The last route 1 will depart at 20:35

The last P20 will be the 21:10

The last 76 will depart from Andover at 19:50 and from Basingstoke at 20:50

 

Basingstoke

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Date

Service level

Sunday 19th December

Normal Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December 

Normal Tuesday Non school day service

Wednesday 22nd December

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 16, special service on Whitehill - Haslemere 13); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

No service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December

Saturday service (Wednesday service on 16, special service on Whitehill - Haslemere 13)

Thursday 30th December

Saturday service (Thursday service on 22, special service on Whitehill - Haslemere 13)   

Friday 31st December 2021 (New Years Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 16, special service on Whitehill - Haslemere 13); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 1st January 2022 (New Years Day)

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Normal Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022 (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022  Normal Tuesday weekday service resumes

Don't miss the last bus!

Check below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

The last Route 1 will depart at 20:30

The last Route 2 will depart at 20:30 from Basingstoke and 20:58 from Baughurst

The last Route 3 will depart at 20:55

The last Route 5 will depart at 20:45

The last Route 6 will be the 20:40 going from the Town Centre to Winklebury which will return to the bus station, and the 20:40 from Town Centre to East Popley returning to the bus station

The last Route 7 will be departing at 20:05 (and return)

The last Route 8 will be departing at 20:40 (and return)

The last Route 11 will be leaving at 20:20 (and return)

The last Route 20 will be leaving at 2115 to Vyne Park only.

 

Blackwater Valley (Aldershot, Farnborough, Farnham & Camberley) 

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Date

Service level

Sunday 19th December

Normal Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December

Normal Tuesday Non school day service 

Wednesday 22nd December 

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on both 9s, 41, 503, 520, 538 & Watchmoor Park Sainsbury's); last buses as detailed separately

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

Normal Sunday service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service 

Wednesday 29th December 

Saturday service (Wednesday service on both 9s, 41, 503, 520 & Watchmoor Park Sainsbury's)

Thursday 30th December 

Saturday service (Thursday service on both 9s, 41, 523 & Watchmoor Park Sainsbury's)  

Friday 31st December 2021 (New Years Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on both 9s, 41, 503, 520, 538 & Watchmoor Park Sainsbury's); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 1st January 2022 (New Years Day)

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Normal Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022

Sunday service 

Tuesday 4th January 2022 Normal Tuesday school day service

Don't miss the last bus!

Check the table below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

Route 1 -  last journeys  at 19:45  Aldershot - Camberley,  and 2023 Old Dean - Aldershot

Route 3 -  21:05 Camberley - Yateley  will not run

Route 5 - last journeys at 20:30 Aldershot-Farnham and 21:00 Farnham-Aldershot

Route 18 - last journey at 19:05 Aldershot - Whitehill and 19:50 Whitehill-Aldershot

Kite - last journey at 19:35 Aldershot - Guildford and 20:20 Guildford - Aldershot

YoYo - last journey at 20:15 Farnborough-Prospect-Farnborough 

 

Chichester & Bognor Regis

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Date

Service level

Sunday 19th December Normal Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December

Normal Tuesday Non school day service

Wednesday 22nd December 

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (non-semester timetable on U7); last buses as detailed separately

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

No service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December 

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December

Saturday service 

Thursday 30th December

Saturday service 

Friday 31st December (New Years Eve)

Saturday service; last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 1st January 2022 (New Years Day)

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022 (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022   Normal Tuesday school day service resumes

(U7 & U8 will not run on 29/30/31 Dec; non-semester timetable resumes Tuesday 4th Jan. Semester timetable resumes Mon 24th Jan.) 

Don't miss the last bus!

Check below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

The last 51 will be the 19:55 from Chichester and 20:40 from Selsey

The last 52/53 will be the 20:20 (52) Chichester - The Witterings - Chichester bus station

The last 55 will be the 20:25 Chichester - Tangmere - Chichester bus station

The last 60 will be the 19:11 from Chichester and 20:07 from Midhurst

The last 600 will be the 20:17 from Chichester and 20:33 from Elmer

The last 700s eastbound will be the 19:23 Chichester to Littlehampton and the 18:52 Portsmouth to Flansham Park

The last 700s westbound will be the 20:30 Flansham Park to Havant and the 20:34 Littlehampton to Chichester 

 

Guildford & Haslemere

Please note: Guildford route 1 will run to the vacation timetable from Monday 13/12/21 and resume term-time timetable on Tuesday 4/1/22

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Date

Service level

Sunday 19th December

Normal Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December 

Normal Tuesday Non school day service

Wednesday 22nd December 

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service 

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 39A); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

Normal Sunday service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December

Saturday service (Wednesday service on 39A)

Thursday 30th December

Saturday service (Thursday service on 39B & 39C)

Friday 31st December (New Years Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 39A); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 1st January 2022 (New Years Day)

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022 (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022  Normal Tuesday school day service resumes 

Don't miss the last bus!

Check below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

Route 1 - Last buses at 2037 Bushy Hill-Rydes Hill & 2024 Stoughton-Bushy Hill

Route 2 - Last buses at 2015 Guildford-Stoughton & 2119 Rydes Hill-Guildford

Route 6 - Last bus at 2115

Route 34 - Last buses at 1935 Guildford-Camberley & 2005 Camberley-Guildford

Route 53 - Last buses at 2045 Guildford-Cranleigh & 2112 Cranleigh-Guildford

Route 71 - 2025 Guildford-Shottermill will not run

Route 91 - Last buses at 2025 Woking-Pirbright & 2050 Pirbright-Woking

Route 715 - 2055 Cobham-Kingston & 2130 Kingston-Guildford will not run

 

Winchester

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Date

Service Level

Sunday 19th December

Normal Sunday service 

Monday 20th December 

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December

Normal Tuesday Non school day service

Wednesday 22nd December 

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 46, 461, 63); last buses as detailed separately

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

No service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December 

Saturday service (Wednesday service on 46, 461, Thursday service on 95).

Thursday 30th December 

Saturday service (Thursday service on 46, 461, 240)

Friday 31st December (New Years Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on 46, 461, 63); last buses as detailed separately .

Saturday 1st January 2022

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Normal Sunday service.

Monday 3rd January 2022 (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022 Normal Tuesday school day service resumes 

Don't miss the last bus!

Check the table below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

The last Route 1 will be at 20:40 

The last Route 3 will be at 20:10

The last Route 5 will be at 20:35

The last Spring will be at 20:35

The last 64 will be at 19:20 from Winchester and 20:15 from Alton

The last 66 will be at 20:10 from Winchester and 20:53 from Romsey 

The last 69 will be at 18:25 Winchester-Bishops Waltham & 18:45 Fareham to Winchester

 

Portsmouth, Havant & Waterlooville

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Date

Service Level

Sunday 19th December

Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service

Tuesday 21st December

Normal Tuesday Non school day service

Wednesday 22nd December

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on Hoverbus, revised non-schoolday service on 38); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

Normal Sunday service (Hoverbus and 700 service will not operate)

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December

Saturday service (Wednesday service on Hoverbus, revised non-schoolday service on 38)

Thursday 30th December 

Saturday service (Thursday service on Hoverbus, revised non-schoolday service on 38)

Friday 31st December (New Years Eve)

Saturday service (Friday service on Hoverbus, revised non-schoolday service on 38); last buses as detailed separately 

Saturday 1st January 2022

No service (except Hoverbus which will operate a Sunday service starting an hour later)

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Normal Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022  Normal Tuesday school day service resumes 

Don't miss the last bus!

Check below for last bus information on 24th and 31st December.

The last 21 from Portsmouth will be the 20:37, and the last 21 from Havant will be the 20:00

The last 23 from Southsea will be the 20:30, and the last 23 from Leigh Park will be the 19:55

The last 30/31 will be the 20:00 (31) from Havant

The last 39 from Havant will be the 20:05, and the last 39 from Wecock Farm will be the 20:50

The last Hoverbus will be 19:26 from Hover terminal to Guildhall only


Worthing, Brighton & Littlehampton

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Date

Service Level

Sunday 19th December

Sunday service

Monday 20th December

Normal Monday Non school day service 

Tuesday 21st December 

Normal Tuesday Non school day service 

Wednesday 22nd December 

Normal Wednesday Non school day service

Thursday 23rd December 

Normal Thursday Non school day service

Friday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Saturday service; last buses as detailed separately - N700 will not run

Saturday 25th December (Christmas Day)

No service

Sunday 26th December (Boxing Day)

No service service

Monday 27th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Tuesday 28th December (Public Holiday)

Sunday service

Wednesday 29th December

Saturday service (N700 will not run)

Thursday 30th December

Saturday service (N700 will not run)

Friday 31st December (New Years Eve)

Saturday service, including N700

Saturday 1st January 2022

No service

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Normal Sunday service

Monday 3rd January 2022

Sunday service

Tuesday 4th January 2022  Normal Tuesday school day service resumes 

Don't miss the last bus!

Check below for last bus information on 24th  and 31st December.

The last 700 from Wick will be at 19:22 , and the last 700 from Brighton will be at 23:00. There will be no N700 buses running on Christmas Eve.

The last Pulse from Durrington will be the 20:38, and the last Pulse from Lancing will be the 20:21 

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Customer Services Opening Hours

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Twitter Customer Queries

 @StagecoachSouth

Monday 20th Dec

9am - 5pm
Tuesday 21st Dec 9am - 5pm

Wednesday 22nd Dec

9am - 5pm

Thursday 23rd Dec

9am - 5pm

Friday 24th Dec

(Christmas Eve)

9am - 3pm
Saturday 25th Dec Closed
Sunday 26th Dec Closed

Monday 27th Dec

Closed

Tuesday 28th Dec

Closed

Wednesday 29th Dec

9am - 4pm (closed between 12pm & 1pm)

Thursday 30th Dec

9am - 4pm (closed between 12pm & 1pm)

Friday 31st Dec

(New Years Eve)

9am - 3pm
Saturday 1st Jan
(New Years Day)
Closed
Sunday 2rd Jan Closed
Monday 3rd Jan Closed
Tuesday 4th Jan Normal hours resume (9am - 5pm)

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 Twitter Customer Queries
@StagecoachEMid
 Twitter Service Updates
@StagecoachEMid
East Midlands Customer Services 0345 605 0 605
Friday 21 December 9am- 5pm 7am - 7pm 08.30am - 5pm
Saturday 22 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Sunday 23 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Christmas Eve 24 December
9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Christmas Day 25 December
Closed Closed Closed
Boxing Day 26 December Closed 9am - 5pm* Closed
Thursday 27 December 9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Friday 28 December 9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Saturday 29 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Sunday 30 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
New Year's Eve 31 December
9amto4pm 7am - 7pm 9amto4pm
New Year's Day 1 January
Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday 2 January 9am - 5pm 7am - 7pm

8.30am - 5pm

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 Twitter Customer Queries
@StagecoachEMid
 Twitter Service Updates
@StagecoachEMid
East Midlands Customer Services 0345 605 0 605
Friday 21 December 9am- 5pm 7am - 7pm 08.30am - 5pm
Saturday 22 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Sunday 23 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Christmas Eve 24 December
9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Christmas Day 25 December
Closed Closed Closed
Boxing Day 26 December Closed 9am - 5pm* Closed
Thursday 27 December 9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Friday 28 December 9am - 4pm 7am - 7pm 9am - 4pm
Saturday 29 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
Sunday 30 December Closed 9am - 5pm Closed
New Year's Eve 31 December
9amto4pm 7am - 7pm 9amto4pm
New Year's Day 1 January
Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday 2 January 9am - 5pm 7am - 7pm

8.30am - 5pm

You can find Santa driving some of your favourite routes across the South this year. Click on the link below to find out when he'll be driving in your area.

Chichester

Winchester

Worthing

 

FAQs

Do buses run on Christmas and New Years Eve?

All Stagecoach South depots will run a Saturday service to all routes, with the exception of:

Andover: Weekday service on 5, 7, 7a, 66, 67. Early finish on  1, P20, 76 and Activ8.

Basingstoke: Weekday service on 16, early finish on 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 and 20 with a special service on 13, Whitehill - Haslemere.

Blackwater Valley: Early finish on routes 1, 3, 5, 18, Kite & Yo-Yo. Friday service for routes 9, 41, 503, 520,538 and Watchmoor Park  Sainsbury's. 

Chichester: Early finish on 51, 52, 53, 55, 60, 600, 700 , U7 will also run a non semester service.

Guildford:  early finish on routes 1, 2, 6, 34, 53, 71, 91 and 715 and Kite plus Friday service on route 39A.

Winchester: Weekday service on routes 46, 461, and 63 an early finish on routes 1, 3, 5 Spring, 64, 66 and 69.

Portsmouth: Weekday service on Hoverbus with an early finish on routes 21,23, 30/31, 39, 700 (including Hoverbus), school holiday service on route 38.

Worthing: Early finish by 2100 on Pulse and 700, N700 will not operate on Christmas Eve.

 

Do buses run on Christmas Day?

Stagecoach buses in the South are not running on Christmas Day.

Do buses run on Boxing Day?

Aldershot, Guildford and Portsmouth areas will be running a Sunday Service on all routes with the exception of Portsmouth Hoverbus which will not be running. There will be no services in Andover, Basingstoke, Chichester, Winchester or Worthing.

 

 

Do buses run on New Years Day?

There will be no services running on New Years Day with the exception of  the Hoverbus in Portsmouth which will run to a Sunday timetable.