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Barton Peveril Students - Final Reminder!

If you have an orange coloured pass with last date of 30 November 2021 printed on you MUST get this renewed if you wish to continue using the student bus services.   The pass will expire after 30 November and will not be able to be accepted for travel. You will then have to pay a fare to and from college.   So please make sure your pass will be acc...

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X9/X10 changes

Great news for X9 and X10 passengers!   We are pleased to state that the X9 and X10 services will revert to normal timetable from MONDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2021.   We sincerely apologise to customers about the reduced service this week and thank you for your patience whilst we have more staff trained to be available from next week.   Should y...

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CHANGES to X9/X10 timetable from 15/11/21

*You are not reading the latest news bulletin about this service* Please look above on the News Page for up to date information.   Following discussions with Hampshire County Council who fund these service in part we have reluctantly had to reduce our service on Routes X9 and X10 from Monday 15th November 2021. This is due to a shortage of staff. It is expect...

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Changes to some services from 4th January 2022

The following changes will be made to some services as follows:   Service X9/X9A/X9B Alternate journeys will operate along Burnetts lane between Horton Heath Crossroads and Bubb Lane. These will be for Monday to Friday. Also all journeys at Bishops Waltham will operate from Hoe Road via Free Street to Lower Lane then Bishops Waltham Square. Cricklemede wil...

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Christmas & New Year Services 2021/22

We will be operating the following bus services during the forthcoming Christmas and New Year Holiday period:   Friday 24 December                     -            Normal Services Saturday 25 December      &n...

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Wyvern School bus - Wednesday 17th November

Despite Wyvern Technology College having an inset day on Wednesday 17th November, the 502 and 506 services will still operate for the Year 11's whom will still be attending college on this particular day.   Should you have any queries, please contact us on 023 8064 715.

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X11 Diversion

Due to Shirley Avenue and St James Road being closed, the X11 are on diversion via Upper Shirley Avenue, Wilton Road, Darlington Gardens, St James Road, Janson Road and Shirley Road in both directions.   This diversion is in place for Wednesday 10th November and Thursday 11th November.    Should you have any queries, please contact us on 023 8...

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Revised Wyvern School Bus Timings

From Monday 8th November 2021 to aid reliability we have had to advance the 502 and 506 timetables by 5 minutes. This will be for the 502 from Bishopstoke Wyvern College and the 506 from Lower Upham via Boorley Park to Wyvern College.   Please still bear in mind that the 506 is subject to the road closures in Durley in the afternoon and as a result, ther...

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Pound Road, Bursledon

Due to roadworks, Pound Road in Bursledon is closed on Monday 8th November for 3 days between 0900 and 1600 daily.   As a result, the Itchen College 192 service in the morning will divert via Portsmouth Road. Passengers intending to use the service must wait on Portsmouth Road.   Should you have any queries, please call us on 023 8064 4715. &nbs...

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Barton Peveril College Student Passes!

For those of you who have purchased a £300 ticket for the student transport and wish to continue to travel on our buses from 1st December 2021 you must top up your pass for a further £195 payment.   This is available from 15th November 2021 and all you need to do is go on our web site and look under tickets and passes for more information.   Shou...

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Swanmore College Routes RED & ORANGE

From Monday 1st November 2021 we will be taking over two services from Lucketts Coaches to and from Swanmore College.   The NEW 507 (ORANGE) is a service from Curdridge and the NEW 508 (RED) is a service from Knowle. There will be no change to the times or pick-ups of both services. You can see full details on the Timetable listing.   Sho...

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We are hiring!

We are hiring PCV drivers!   Want to be part of a growing, passionate team? Join us at Xelabus!   As Xelabus continues to expand, we are recruiting for full time and split shift bus drivers! - flexible working patterns - no earlier than 0530am start - no later than 8pm finish - friendly, family business - open door policy - £10.6...

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X10, 407 & 506: Durley Brook Road Closure

*UPDATE 20th October 2021* Durley is open until Tuesday 26th October 2021. At which point, this diversion applies.   It has been announced that Durley Brook Road in Durley, Southampton is due to be closed daily between 9am and 4:30pm from Monday 18th October 2021 until Friday 10th December 2021.    The road will be closed b...

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Additional X4 bus

From Monday 11th October, an additional bus will 'duplicate' the X4 from Hedge End to Barton in the mornings to assist with demand.   This will operate from the Barleycorn at 0902 Monday's and 0742 Tue-Fri.   For more information, please call us on 023 8064 4715.

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Hoppa 3 - Somerset Ave diversion

Due to Somerset Avenue in Southampton being closed from Monday 4th October 2021 until Monday 18th October 2021, the Hoppa 3 is diverted via Shales Road (opposite side of the road to usual), Hatley Road and West End Road.   This means that the service cannot serve Somerset Avenue or Taunton Drive.   If you have any queries, please contact us on 023 ...

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Extra Capacity - 401 and 407

Due to popular demand, from Wednesday 22nd September we have added additional journeys to the 401 and 407 services.   The 401 will depart Boorley Green at 0915. The 407 will depart Knowle Village at 0905.   Please refer to the 'Timetables & Maps' tab at the top of this page for the exact timetables.   Should you have any enquiries...

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Barton Peveril Bus Passes

Following the two week grace period from the start of the academic year, as from Monday 20th September 2021, students of Barton Peveril must have a valid bus pass to be able to travel on any of our services.   Receipts or proof of purchase of a bus pass are not acceptable.   Please ensure you collect your pass from our offices before you need to tr...

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X17 - West Meon Rd Closed

Due to roadworks along West Meon Road, on Wednesday 15th September 2021, the X17 will divert along the A272 via West Meon Hut in both directions.   Should you have any queries, please contact us on 023 8064 4715.    

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X9 Curdridge Lane

From Monday 13th September Until Friday 17th September   Due to the closure of Curdridge Lane between Sandy Lane and Lockhams Road, the X9 is having to divert via Botley Road in both directions.   *Update* As of 17th September this closure has been lifted and the X9 returns to its normal route along Curdridge Lane.   Should you have a...

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Kings Winchester bus times

KINGS SCHOOL, Winchester   As a result of serious traffic congestion along Olivers Battery Road at Winchester we have monitored all services to Kings School and found they are running much later than planned.   As a result and to ensure a much improved reliability we have had to bring forward the timetable affecting services 531, 532, 533 and 535 b...

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Barton Peveril bus pick up points

Please see below which bus stop you need to be stood at when catching your bus from Barton Peveril College:   Main EASTBOUND bus stop on Chestnut Avenue X4 (towards Hedge End), X9, X15, 401   Main WESTBOUND bus stop on Chestnut Avenue X4 (towards Eastleigh), 402   Bays (located outside Barton Peveril on the college side of Chestnut...

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Buses to Let's Rock!

We are delighted to be the official transport provider for the Let's Rock music festival in Southampton on Saturday 14th August 2021!   Bus services: X80 - between Southampton Central and Let's Rock operates; 0930-1300 every 10 minutes 1300-1830 every 30 minutes 1830-0000 as required   Additional X80 journeys operate from the Town Quay ...

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Barton Peveril Bus Passes - Now on Sale!

We are delighted to confirm that as of Sunday 1st August 2021, our new Barton Peveril Student Bus Passes are available to purchase.   To purchase your bus pass, please click here > Barton Peveril Bus Pass 2021/ 22 You can either have your bus pass sent to you or you can collect from our offices. Our address is, Xelabus, Unit 10, Barton Park Industrial E...

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X11 Diversion - Sandpiper Road

Due to the closure of Sandpiper Road and workmen vans blocking Dunvegan Drive, the X11 bus service between Lordshill and Southampton is having to divert via Lordshill Way in both directions.   This diversion is expected to last up to and including the 30th of July 2021.   Should you have any queries, plerase contact our friendly customer services t...

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X10 Moorgreen Road Closure

Due to roadworks in Moorgreen Road, the X10 service is diverted via Tollbar Way and Botley Road in both directions.   The service cannot serve Moorgreen Road in its entirety. Information has been placed on each bus stop.   This diversion is in place for 5 weeks from Monday 26th July 2021.   Should you have any queries, please contac...

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St George's 301 diversion

Due to the closure of Oakley Road between Claredon Road and Tebourba Way, the St George’s 301 service will need to divert via Tebourba Way and Romsey Road in both directions.   The 301 is to travel along Tebourba Way, into Romsey Road, right into Park Street, collect passengers on the opposite bus stop to usual then circumnavigate around Carlisle Road ...

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Shore Lane Closure

Due to roadworks, Shore Lane in Bishops Waltham is closed on Thursday 24th June 2021 between 0730 and 1800.   Services X9, X9A, X10 DUPE, 191 & 407 will divert via Free Street in both directions.   Should you have any enquiries regarding this matter, please contact our Customer Services team on 023 8064 4715.

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Ashdown Road Closure

Due to roadworks, Ashdown Road in Hiltingbury is closed in its entirety on Tuesday 22nd June 2021.   The X6 and X7 will divert via Hiltingbury Road between 0900-1630hrs.   Should you have any enquiries regarding this matter, please contact our Customer Services team on 023 8064 4715.

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Barton Peveril Temporary Timetables

Following the college's decision to change the start time on June 14th, 21st and 28th to 10:30am, we will be operating the usual morning college services but at revised times, as shown below.   In addition, the lunchtime departures will be adjusted to: 401 - 1220 406 - 1210   Should you have any queries, please contact us on 023 8064 471...

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Services returning to normal from Sunday 30th May 2021!

Changes to timetables will come into affect from Sunday 30th May 2021 with the following alterations: Service X6 and Service X7 The full Monday - Friday, Saturday and Sunday timetables will be reinstated. Service X9 and Service X10 The services will return to the pre-lockdown hourly Monday to Friday timetable. Saturday Service will remain every 2 ho...

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Bus Stop Closure - X4, 401

  Please note the details of a stop suspension on Swaythling Road in Townhill Park.   The stop is called Romill Close (NW & SE).   Bus stop ID: 1900HA120796 & 1900HA030391 Start of suspension: 31/05/2021 08:00 End of suspension: 04/06/2021 18:00   A temporary stop will NOT be supplied for the duration and passengers...

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Botley Mills flooding - road closure

Thursday 20th May 2021   Due to the closure of the A334 outside Botley Mills in Botley, the following services are disrupted:   - X9 - diverted via Maddoxford Lane and Wangfield Lane in both directions. Unable to serve stops between Curdridge Church and Botley however can serve Curdridge and Botley Centre. Please expect delays.   - X10 -...

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It's time to Get Back on the Bus!

Xelabus kick start bus travel with its “it's time to time Get Back on the Bus” campaign launched to encourage bus travel, promoting the safe and environmentally friendly service!   So next time, take the bus – its so much more convenient. Get your latest BusTimes Summer guide from on board buses, at Eastleigh Bus Station or from our team at the Cus...

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Sunday buses are back with a bonus!

From Sunday 30th May 2021 our Sunday services will be returning and will also operate on Bank Holiday Monday, allowing people to travel into Eastleigh from Hedge End, West End, Boyatt Wood and Velmore.   In addition, pick up a 2 for 1 offer voucher from our team who will be in the Eastleigh Shopping Precinct on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th May between 0...

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Services returning to normal from Sunday 30th May 2021!

  Changes to timetables will come into affect from Sunday 30th May 2021 with the following alterations: Service X6 and Service X7 The full Monday - Friday, Saturday and Sunday timetables will be reinstated.   Service X9 and Service X10 The services will return to the pre-lockdown hourly Monday to Friday timetable. Saturday Service wi...

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Road improvement works - Passfield/ Chestnut Avenue

Road improvement works are commencing on the 24th of May 2021 for 18 weeks. During this time, traffic flow will be maintained with traffic light control however, please expect delays when travelling.   This could affect the services listed below. Please refer to our Rygo app for live bus tracking. X4 X6 X7/A X9 X10 X15 401 404 405 ...

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Bus stop suspensions - Eastleigh

Please note the following bus stop closures which may affect your journey on the X4, X6 or X7.   The Chestnut Avenue stop is called Monks Way (E & W). Bus stop ID: 1900HAA90912 & 1900HAA90913 Start of suspension: 24/05/2021 09:00 End of suspension: 24/09/2021 16:00   The Passfield Avenue stop is called Cedar Road (N & S). Bu...

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Continued level of service

To provide clarity, we continue to operate the following level of service which has been in place since Monday 8 March 2021, Public services X4 - remains Saturday service until Monday 15th March  X6/7 - COVID revised timetable continues X9/10 - Saturday service X11 - Mon-Fri service X12 - Mon-Fri service Hoppa - Mon-Fri service X15...

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X9 Colden Common diversion 28.04.2021

Due to the closure of Highbridge Road and Lower Moors Road, the X9 service is diverted via Shawford in both directions between the hours of 0930 and 1500.   Delays should be expected on the X9 and X10 services during this time. Our apologies for any inconvenience experienced.   For any further information, please contact us on 02380 644 715.

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Lower Northam Road roadworks X4, X9, X10 delays expected

Please expect delays to services X4, X9 and X10 for three weeks from 19th April 2021 due to drainage repair works on Lower Northam Road in Hedge End. During this time, traffic will be managed using full time temporary traffic signals, manually operated between 07:00 - 18:30 hrs.   We will of course monitor the services to keep delays to an abso...

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Kathleen Road Closure - Hoppa 2

Due to the closure of Kathleen Road at the junction of Bursledon Road, the Hoppa 2 is diverted via North East Road and High Firs Road from Thursday 25th March 2021 until Sunday 11th April 2021.   Should you require any additional information, please contact us on 023 8064 4715.

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Easter Holiday Service

Bus Services over Easter We normally provide a Sunday service on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday.   At present we are not operating Sunday services so we are sorry but there will be NO SERVICE on Friday 2nd, Sunday 4th and Monday 5th April. A normal Saturday service will operate on 3rd April.   Should you have any queries, please contact u...

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Service level from 8 March 2021

Following the governments announcement regarding the return of schools and colleges, we will be operating the following services from Monday 8 March 2021, Public services X4 - remains Saturday service until Monday 15th March  X6/7 - COVID revised timetable continues X9/10 - Saturday service X11 - Mon-Fri service X12 - Mon-Fri service ...

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Hampshire and Southampton Concessionary Passes

Hampshire and Southampton Concessionary Passes From MONDAY 8th MARCH 2021 concessionary passes will only be available after 0930hrs and until 2300hrs Monday to Fridays. On Saturdays and Sundays the passes will be accepted for anytime travel.

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NEW bus service for Latitude Development

Commencing TUESDAY 6th APRIL 2021 our Service X4 and X15 will be serving the new Latitude Development.   Service X4 will continue along Bursledon Road to the roundabout at Barnfield Way then follow the road through the development to King Copse Avenue and normal route.   Service X15 will turn from Upper St Helens Road onto Heath House Lane then Bar...

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2021 EASTER Holiday Bus Services

Level of service on our network over the Easter period, whilst taking into account the current COVID lockdown restrictions.   Good Friday 2nd April – No Service Saturday 3rd April – Normal Saturday Service Easter Sunday 4th April – No Service Easter Monday 5th April – No Service.

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SCC supports safe transport!

As lockdown restrictions ease, Southampton City Council are supporting customers and bus operators in making sure public transport is safe to use across our city. The installation of hand sanitizer dispensers to 20 of the busiest bus stops across the City minimizes the spread of the virus, giving customers reassurance that public transport is safe to use. &n...

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Hill Lane - X11 Diversion

Due to the closure of the top of Hill Lane from Tuesday 9th February 2021 for four days, the X11 will be diverted via Luccombe Road/ Winchester Road in both directions.    This means Richard Taunton College and Leicester Road bus stops cannot be served in either direction.   Should you require further information, please call 023 8064 471...

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Eastleigh Bus Station - resurfacing disruptions

UPDATE 8th February 2021 - Due to the bad weather, these works have been suspended until further notice. Services will continue to use their normal stands within the bus station.   *****************************************************************   From Thursday 4th February stands A, B & C are out of use for two weeks due to resurfacing wor...

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Lockdown service information

Now avaliable on board our buses and at Eastleigh Bus Station are our new lockdown network information leaflets which provide full details of our current level of service during the COVID-19 pandemic.    For more information, please contact us on 023 8064 4715 or email admin@xelabus.info.  

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