Coronavirus - COVID19: Service information
Last updated: 04/03/2022
Here’s a guide for when you get on board:
Face coverings are a personal choice when traveling on board.
Ventilation & Cleaning
We continue to ensure that all windows are left open for additional ventilation in addition to our enhanced cleaning regime which will remain in place to keep you and others around you safe.
Paying for your journey
Where possible avoid the use of cash and continue to use contactless on board or buy in advance using our mobile app.
Over the coming days we'll be updating the Covid related content on our websites.
Let’s get there together.
Get to the zoo by bus! Marwell M1 service to return from 9 April
Our popular M1 service from Southampton city centre to Marwell Zoo returns on 9 April 2022, and is a great day out for all of the family.
Coxford Road road works and City Red 3 diversion from Wednesday 5 January 2022
Please note that Coxford Road between Lyburn Court and the junction with Lordshill Way will be closed for road works from Wednesday 5 January 2022.
This closure is in one direction only towards Lordshill Centre and will last for up to 21 weeks.
City Red 3 buses towards Lordshill Centre will be diverted Winchester Road, Warren Avenue, Tremona Road, Coxford Road, Olive Road, Aldermoor Road, Lordshill Centre West and Lordshill Centre East for the duration of the road works
In the opposite direction, City Red 3 buses will operate the normal route from Lordshill Centre towards the city centre. Customers that wish to go to Lordshill Way or Lyburn Court can stay on the bus and get off near their destination.
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused to your journey with us for the duration of the road works.
Getting to Southampton vaccination centres by bus
Our bus services across the city serve the following vaccination centres:
|General Hospital||City Red 3|
|Adelaide Health Centre/Western Community Hospital||City Red 2 (Redbridge Hill Bus Stop)|
|Royal South Hants Hospital||City Red 7|
|Chessel Avenue Surgery, Bitterne||City Red 8, 9, 13|
|St Peters Surgery, Woolston||City Red 6, Solent Ranger X4/X5|
|Totton Football Club||City Red 1 (Testwood Crescent Bus Stop)|
We’ve got each stage of your journey covered so that you can arrive safely at your destination.
We’re here for you
Contact us by phone 0345 646 0707 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday) or contact us via Twitter 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday or 9am to 6pm on weekends and bank holidays.
Important information and links:
Please visit the NHS website for up to date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The latest information on the current situation can be found online and is updated by the Government.
Ticket Refund Queries
At present, our services are still operating and tickets are purchased in line with our Conditions of Travel. However, the latest guidance on ticket status can be viewed on our help and information page here (FAQ section).
For important extra information please see here:
|For important extra information please see here:|
|First Bus Covid 19 Risk assessment ⇒|