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Classic Routes

Classic bus routes from around our region

Stagecoach in Portsmouth
Amber Routes
(Credit: Lee Wilkins)

An Amber route is fairly easy to complete. Its itinerary has between 5 and 10 stages with some tight connections to make.

02 Aug 2011

Seaside Summertime Special

ROUTE 2

Swanage
Swanage, Dorset
(Credit: Lee Wilkins)

Here you have a perfect trip for the summer. Not only does it include a ferry ride, it also takes in three counties: Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire.

BUS ITINERARY

WestQuay
Slide 1 of 7

Bluestar


Route No. 6

Branding

Route SOUTHAMPTON – LYMINGTON

Departure WestQuay

Lymington Bus Station
Slide 2 of 7

Wilts & Dorset


Route No. X1

Branding

Route LYMINGTON – BOURNEMOUTH

Departure Bus Station (Lymington)

The Square
Slide 3 of 7

Wilts & Dorset


Route No. 50

Branding Purbeck Breezer

Route BOURNEMOUTH – SWANAGE

Departure The Square

Swanage Bus Station
Slide 4 of 7

Damory


Route No. X48

Branding

Route SWANAGE – WEYMOUTH

Departure Bus Station (Swanage)

King's Statue
Slide 5 of 7

Wilts & Dorset


Route No. 183 – 184

Branding

Route WEYMOUTH – BLANDFORD – SALISBURY

Departure King’s Statue

Salisbury Bus Station
Slide 6 of 7

Stagecoach in Hampshire


Route No. X78 – 68

Branding

Route SALISBURY – STOCKBRIDGE – WINCHESTER

Departure Bus Station (Salisbury)

Winchester Bus Station
Slide 7 of 7

Bluestar


Route No. 1

Branding

Route WINCHESTER – SOUTHAMPTON

Departure Bus Station (Winchester)

ITINERARY NOTES

Bus Ticket
The ticket used on the day of travel was an Explorer.

Operator/Route No./Branding
The trading names of bus operators often change over time. In all instances, we use the trading name in effect at the time of travel. Similarly, route numbers and branding are also subject to change. Again, we use the route number and branding in effect at the time.

Route
When we list a town, city, etc. in FULL CAPITALS, this indicates that the full bus route starts/ends here. If we list a town, city, etc. with only an Initial Capital letter, this indicates that the full bus route starts/ends at some point before/after this.

Departure
The location of the bus stop (departure point) used at the start of the route stage.

Please Note
This is an extract of a journal written on the 2nd August 2011. Details may therefore have changed by the time you read this. We advise you check relevant bus timetables, ticket availability, etc. before travelling.

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