Public Transport

Public Transport in Eastleigh Borough

Page last updated at 22 August 2017 at 14:24

Public Transport                    

News and changes to Public Transport Services


Click this link to find out more about the above news and for information on other upcoming changes to public transport services in the Borough.  


Network Maps

Click the links below to view maps of the public transport network in the Borough.


Train services 

Rail stations serving the Borough are located at:

Click each link above to view live train departures at each station. 

A wide variety of rail services operate from these stations. For all rail journey planning and information, please visit National Rail Enquiries or call them on 08457 48 49 50. 

Trains serving Eastleigh Borough are operated by South Western Railway, Cross Country Trains, Southern and GWR.

Eastleigh Borough Council works with the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership to promote rail services and make improvements at stations in the Borough. For more information visit: Three Rivers Rail website   


Bus Services 

A network of regular bus routes connects all parts of the Borough to Southampton, Eastleigh and other major destinations in the area. Bbwl20wide20on20white M

Most bus services in South Hampshire are now equipped with free on-board Wi-Fi internet access and operated with low floor buses.  This means most buses are accessible to people with pushchairs, buggies or mobility scooters and whilst on the bus, you can use your time to go shopping online, use facebook or twitter, or do work- whilst you let someone else take care of the driving. 

The Solent Go travelcard can be used on buses across Eastleigh.  This travelcard helps make bus travel easier: 

  • Hop-on and hop-off public transport whenever you like, saving you time and speeding up bus journeys Solent Go
  • No need to to carry the correct change or multiple paper tickets
  • The card covers bus and ferry travel and car clubs across the Solent area 

More information is available at the Solent Go website 

At some of the bus stops on the main Bluestar 1 (Southampton-Chandler's Ford- Winchester) and Bluestar 2 (Southampton-Eastleigh-Fair Oak) routes we have installed cycle parking to make it easier for you to cycle to the bus stop, saving time compared to walking from further afield.  More information about bus stop cycle parking  


Route and timetable information on all bus services operating in the Borough is shown below.

Click the link on each route to view current route and timetable information.  


First Hampshire

First Hampshire operate the following services:  Firstbus

Timetable information for all First routes is available from their website, or from Traveline through their website, or by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, lines open 7am to 10pm everyday).  



Bluestar operate the following services:     758 26 6 07 S

Timetable information for all Bluestar routes is available from their website or from Traveline through their website, or by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, lines open 7am to 10pm everyday).  Bluestar can also be contacted by phone 01983 827 005 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).  



Uni-link operate the following services:   758 26 6 07 S

Timetable information for all Uni-link routes is available from their website or from Traveline through their website, or by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, lines open 7am to 10pm everyday).  Uni-link can be contacted by phone on 023 8059 5974 (9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday – term time and 9.30am to 2pm during university vacations).   


Stagecoach operate the following services:  Stagecoachbus S

Timetable information for all Stagecoach services is available on the Stagecoach website or from Traveline through their website, or by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, lines open 7am to 10pm everyday).   Stagecoach can be contacted by phone on 0845 121 0190.   



Xelabus operate the following services: 

Timetable information for all Xelabus services is available on the Xelabus website or from Traveline through their website, or by phone on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, lines open 7am to 10pm everyday).   Xelabus can be contacted by phone on 023 8064 4715.  

Taxi Share Services

A shared taxi service with fares similar to bus services is operated in some areas. Passengers  need to book in advance and the journey will be operated by a taxi. Some taxishare services receive financial support from EBC. The links below provide more information on these services. 


Coach servicesMegabus

Megabus operate scheduled coach services from Southampton Airport to Oxford, Coventry, Birmingham airport, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle.

Timetable for Megabus services calling at Southampton Airport Parkway: Service M34

Please visit the Megabus website for more information on this and other services.  


Ferry servicesHamble20ferry

The Hamble-Warsash ferry provides a service across the River Hamble. Foot passengers and bikes are carried.  Operating hours are 9am to 6pm in summer and 9am to 4pm in winter.  There is no timetable or need to book in advance as the ferry  operates on demand. 

Up to 12 passengers can be carried at a time. Wheelchair passengers can be also carried as a ramp is available- please call in advance to arrange.

Operator: Hamble–Warsash Ferry; The Ferry Hard, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4JB

Telephone: 023 8045 4512 or 07720438402 


Community Transport Services in Eastleigh

Dial-a-Ride  Dial A Ride Colour Logo

A Dial-a-Ride service operates across the Borough,providing a door-to-door transport service for people living in the Borough of Eastleigh who find it difficult or impossible to use ordinary bus services.  This service is jointly funded by Eastleigh Borough Council and Hampshire County Council.   

For information about the Eastleigh Dial-a-ride service visit: One Community Transport website  or telephone 023 8090 2450 or 023 8090 2432. Hep

There are several other community transport services around the Borough which are also operated by One Community including the  Hedge End Park minibus service, Parish Link minibus service and Eastleigh Shopmobility. Visit One Community Transport Services  or telephone 023 8090 2400. 


Medical Transport Service

If you have difficulty using the bus, or getting to a hospital, medical centre or GP surgery by carMedical Transport For Website is difficult or there is no bus service available, a Medical Transport Taxi Service supported by Eastleigh Borough Council (and Hampshire County Council  in Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Hound) exists to provide transport to medical appointments. 

Click here to find out more about this service.

This service operates seven days a week in most of the Borough and is available if you are either attending a medical appointment or visiting friends or relatives in hospital. This service will try to accommodate wheelchair users. 


Good Neighbour Schemes

Good neighbours schemes provide support for people with special needs living in their local community, including transport to essential appointments and shopping. For more information on Good Neighbours Schemes across Hampshire, please click here, or for local information please use the contact details below:

Bishopstoke and Fair Oak Good Neighbours – 023 8069 3032

Botley Neighbour Care – 07857 242 218 /

Bursledon Good Neighbours – 08456 447 506

Chandler’s Ford Good Neighbours – 07914 757 380

Eastleigh Good Neighbours – 023 8064 2420 /

Hamble Good Neighbours – 0845 643 0371 

Hedge End Good Neighbours- 03330 448842

Beacon Good Neighbours (Netley)- 0845 0948768


Supported Public Transport Services

Some bus services in the Borough operate with financial support from Eastleigh Borough Council.  For more information on these services, please click here


Further Information

Journey Planning and Advice

Numerous online journey planners exist to help you plan your journeys. Links to some of these are shown below. 

The My Journey Planner provides travel advice for bus, rail, coach,ferry, cycling and car journeys- or any combination of these. 

Traveline is an online public transport journey planning service. If you have a query regarding the times of public transport services both locally and nationally then contact traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute, mobile charges may differ, open 7am to 10pm everyday). 

Finally, Google Maps offers a good journey planner option- just enter where you want to travel from and to (eg "Fryern Hill shops to Fair Oak Square" and click the icons for bus/ driving/ cycling and walking to view possible options for your journey). 


Mobile Journey Planner Apps

There are several journey planner apps available for smartphones so you can plan your trip on the go.  These include:

Southampton Buses 





If you have any comments or queries regarding bus services (including the concessionary pass scheme) in the Eastleigh area then your first point of contact should be the Public Transport Team at Hampshire County Council.  Click this link to be taken to their website. 

If you wish to make a formal complaint about bus services in the local area you should contact the Traffic Commissioner. 


Tel: 0300 123 9000

Postal Address: West of England Traffic Office, Jubilee House, Croydon Street, Bristol,BS5 0GB 


Bus Users UK

Bus Users UK represents bus passengers. They aim to help communication between bus users and the people that provide your bus service. They organise Bus Users' Surgeries around the country, set up local groups of bus users and campaign on behalf of bus passengers. You can join Bus Users UK as an individual member; further details on their website

Bus Users UK can also help out if something unsatisfactory happens on your bus journey, whether you're a member or not. If you have a problem on a bus journey, please let the bus company know first. If you don't feel they have resolved it to your satisfaction, contact Bus Users UK giving them as much detail as you can. They will take things further for you. If they can't resolve it, they are partners in the Bus Appeals Body who will issue a decision about your difficulty. 


Tel: 0300 111 0001

Postal Address: Bus Users UK,  Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London,  SW1V 1RB