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Classic Routes

Classic bus routes from around our region

Classic Routes
First Solent at Southsea, Hampshire
(Credit: Lee Wilkins)

Green Routes

Bus Itineraries

ROUTE 11

Salisbury

The first section of this trip sees you travel from Southampton to Salisbury via Winchester. The route back takes you through Andover, Basingstoke, and Alton.

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ROUTE 10

Newbury

This trip takes you from Romsey to Newbury via Winchester and Andover. On the way back there are stop-off points at Basingstoke, Alton, and Winchester.

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ROUTE 9

Bournemouth

Here’s a pleasant trip that takes you down to the south coast. From Southampton, you travel to Bournemouth via Salisbury, before heading off to Lymington.

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ROUTE 8

Lepe

Here’s a trip to the seaside via Romsey, Southampton, and Hythe. There is an extended stop at Lepe Beach and a bus ride to Lymington before heading home.

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ROUTE 7

London

This is a fabulous trip if you really want to make a day of it. There’s a lot of travelling but the connections are easy to make. Stop-off points are at Staines and Kingston.

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ROUTE 6

Shere

Here’s a nice easy trip around Hampshire and Surrey. To give you a break from all the travelling, you can stop off and take a look around Shere (it’s well worth it).

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ROUTE 5

Portsmouth

Why not stop off and look around the Historic Dockyard at Portsmouth on this trip. Perhaps you’ll prefer to stay awhile at Winchester — or Fareham — it’s up to you.

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ROUTE 4

Weymouth

Here’s a simple trip that gives you a few hours to stop off at wonderful Weymouth. Along the way it takes you through Hampshire, Wiltshire, and Dorset.

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ROUTE 3

Portsmouth

On this circular bus trip through southern Hampshire you get to take in some lovely towns and cities. These include Portsmouth, Havant, Alton, Winchester, and Romsey.

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ROUTE 2

Winchester

Here’s a gentle trip around south Hampshire. With this one you get to travel from Southampton to Winchester on both Bluestar and Stagecoach in Hampshire buses.

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ROUTE 1

Southampton

Here you have a pleasant bus trip around south Hampshire. It takes in areas such as Southampton, Portsmouth, Havant, Fareham, Winchester, and Romsey.

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BUS ROUTES

Amber Routes
AMBER

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

Red Routes
RED

A Red route is quite difficult to complete. Its itinerary has between 8 and 12 stages with multiple tight connections to make.