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Bus Services in Southampton

Travelling to and around Southampton by bus is a breeze. All towns and suburbs are connected to the city centre via the main bus operators:



Wilts and Dorset


CityLink - The CityLink bus service operates every 30 minutes (every 15 minutes during evening commuter hours) between Southampton's Central station (South Side) and Red Funnel's ferry terminals via the WestQuay shopping centre. The journey time (Southampton Central <> Town Quay ferry terminals) is approximately 7 minutes. 

Night Bus - Travelling from middnight, the bus services call at various locations across the region including Eastleigh, Hedge End, Millbrook, Shirley, Netley, Bitterne, Thornhill, Waterside and Winchester.

Velvet Buses

Details of all bus services above can be found at the My Journey website, a one-stop-shop for travel needs.

Velvet Buses' Journey Planning App provides access to all Southampton bus and rail services. Save favourite journeys, maps and location features.