Christmas and New Year Bus Times

1 month ago Mon 1st Nov 2021

christmas and new year bus times 2021-2022

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and we want to make sure you make the most of the festive period! To help you plan your days out, get to work or go out with friends safely, here is a summary of how our services will be running over Christmas and New Year.

For Unilink times, please go to their website.

Date Changes
Thursday 23rd December Normal Thursday service
Friday 24th December - Christmas Eve A Saturday service on all routes except 35, 39, H1, H2 and Quayconnect which will run a normal Friday timetable. Extra morning journeys on Bluestar 5, 9 & 12*.
Saturday 25th December - Christmas Day Only Bluestar 1X and Bluestar 18X will run on Christmas Day with special timetables. Special fares apply**.
Sunday 26th December - Boxing Day Sunday service on Bluestar 1, 2, 4, 7, 16 & Quayconnect with a Special service on Bluestar 9, 12, 17 & 18. No other routes will run.
Monday 27th December Sunday service on all routes except Quayconnect which will run a Saturday service
Tuesday 28th December Sunday service on all routes except Quayconnect which will run a Saturday service
Wednesday 29th December A Saturday service on all routes except 35, 39, H1, H2 and Quayconnect which will run a normal Wednesday timetable. Extra morning journeys on Bluestar 5, 9 & 12*.
Thursday 30th December A Saturday service on all routes except 35, 36, T3, T4 and Quayconnect which will run a normal Thursday timetable. Extra morning journeys on Bluestar 5, 9 & 12*.
Friday 31st December - New Year’s Eve A Saturday service on all routes except 35, 39, H1, H2 and Quayconnect which will run a normal Friday timetable. Extra morning journeys on Bluestar 5, 9 & 12*.
Saturday 1st January - New Year’s Day Sunday service on Bluestar 1, 2, 4, 7, 16 & Quayconnect with a Special service on Bluestar 9, 12, 17 & 18. No other routes will run.
Sunday 2nd January Normal Sunday service
Monday 3rd January Sunday service on all routes
Tuesday 4th January Normal timetables resume

Customer Services and Bluestar Travel Shop will be closed between 25th and 28th December and again between 1st January and 3rd January. They will both close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

*Extra early morning journeys will occur on 24th, 29th, 30th and 31st December. These journeys are:

Route Extra Early Morning Journeys
Bluestar 5 0705 from Eastleigh to Romsey and 0745 from Romsey to Eastleigh
Bluestar 9 0527 Langley to Southampton
Bluestar 12 0555 from Calmore to Southampton and 0625 from Southampton to Calmore

**Christmas Day Fares can be found here:

Bluestar 1X Single Return   Bluestar 18X Single Return
Adult £4 £6   Adult £3 £5
Child £3 £5   Child £2 £3.50

All period passes and concessionary passes are valid on Christmas Day.