Local travel information
Local bus services
Although Winchester is a small and compact city you may wish to use the excellent public transport links to help you get around. The main bus operator in Winchester is Stagecoach although other operators do serve the city. Please visit the operators’ websites for the most up to date timetables routes, and any other information:
Stagecoach in Hampshire
Tel: 0845 121 0190
Routes around Winchester and the surrounding area
Tel: 02380 231 950
Routes from Winchester to Southampton and Eastleigh
Regular Bus Routes to help you get around the city centre:
No. 5 Stagecoach Bus
Times – At least every 10 minutes (from 8am until 5pm)
Service Stops – Winchester Bus Station, City Road Crossroads, Train Station, Royal Hampshire County Hospital and terminating at Badger Farm.
To view a timetable click here.
Park & Ride Bus Service (can also be used by visitors on foot as a bus service)
Times – Every 10 minutes during peak hours. Services do not run on Sundays.
Service Stops – Park & Ride Car Parks, Winchester Guildhall, Winchester Discovery Centre, Train Station, and the Royal Hampshire County Hospital.
Located on the upper parking level of the Brooks Shopping Centre, Shopmobility offers visitors and residents the opportunity to hire out manual and powered wheelchairs and scooters. It is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am until 4pm, vehicles should be booked in advance by contacting the office on 01962 842 626.
'Bikeabout' Hire and Loan Bicycle Scheme
Leave the car behind and head for Winchester to borrow a bicycle from the Bikeabout Scheme via Winchester Tourist Information Centre or Winchester Shopmobility.
Bikes can be hired on a daily basis for just £10 (or £7 for half a day) from the tourist information centre. All you need to have is proof of identity (passport/driving license or similar) and a £50 refundable cash deposit. Bike Hire is only open to people over the age of 18.
For an annual registration fee of £50 you can borrow a bike as often as you like from Winchester shopmobility. As with the hire scheme all you need to sign up is proof of identity and address. Please note bikes available as part of the loan scheme are different to those used for the daily hire scheme.