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Transport to Vaccine Hubs!

Xelabus are rolling out a new initiative and reaching out far and wide to Housing Associations, Sheltered housing schemes and high risk vulnerable citizens who will struggle to get to their Doctors Surgery or Vaccination Hub.  The bus company are urging leaders within these groups to get in contact and where possible Xelabus will provide free of charge transpo...

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X9 diversion BOTLEY

From Friday 15th January 2021   Due to a burst water main near Botley Mill, the X9 is diverted in both directions via Maddoxfield Lane and Wangfield Lane until January 22nd.   As a result of this, the service will NOT be able to serve Kings Corner or Botley Station bus stops in either direction. Your closest stops will be either Botley Square or Cu...

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National Lockdown Bus Services

Sunday 10th January 2021 As we enter another National Lockdown we at Xelabus know how important it is to keep bus services Operating. We will provide a service as listed below from Sunday 10th Jaunary 2021. Bitterne Hoppa Normal Monday, Wednesday and Friday service will operate Service X4 A Saturday service will operate Monday to Friday Normal Saturday s...

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Important Information about our bus services

As a result of recent government announcement about Hampshire entering Tier 4 we at Xelabus have decided that we can't revert to the normal timetables as we had hoped from 4th January 2021. Therefore from Monday 4th January 2021 the service level will be as follows for the Foreseeable future and we will update this web site as and when we can to increase Frequencies :...

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New Bustimes guides now in...

Our NEW Bustimes guide is now available from bus drivers and from Eastleigh Bus Station. These new guides start 4th January 2021 and have full details of changes that may affect you. Make sure you have your guide!

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Good News for X12 and Hoppa passengers

We are pleased to announce that Southampton City Council have decided to continue funding the X12 and Hoppa bus services. The timetable for the Hoppa will remain unchanged but the X12 will include Tesco at Millbrook. The services will continue beyond the 4th January 2021.

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Changes to Services from 4th January 2021

We are making the following changes to our services from the above date. Service X6/X7 This service will revert to the full timetable Service X9/X10 This service will revert to the full timetable Service X11 This service will only operate between 0900 and 1500 Monday to Fridays. The Saturday service will be WITHDRAWN Service X12 This service will be WITH...

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Solent Go Tickets

Please can our passengers who purchase Solent Go tickets be aware that Xelabus will no longer accept or sell them on our buses from 1st January 2021. Weekly and Monthly passes are a great alternative. For more information please call 02380 644715.

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Our Christmas and New Year services

Saturday 19 DecemberNormal Saturday Service Sunday 20 DecemberSunday Service Monday 21 December X4, X9, X10, X11 Saturday Service X6, X7 Reduced timetable as below X15 Weekday timetable X21 Weekday timetable HOPPA Monday service Tuesday 22 December X4, X9, X10, X11 Saturday Service X6, X7 Reduced timetable as below X12 Tuesday service X15 Weekday timetable X21 We...

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Let's brighten our lives with Christmas coming...

As we get closer to Christmas, we at Xelabus really want to brighten your lives following a very difficult year. From TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER 2020 an Adult OR Child can purchase a WEEKLY ticket for only £5!!! Normally £25, we are determined to kickstart Christmas shopping by bus and helping everyone. Xelabus chosen charity is Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer...

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New 198 service

From Monday 16th November, we shall be introducing a new 198 service which will serve Whiteley and Hedge End. This service will operate to relieve loadings on the 191 and 192 services, enabling social distancing and protecting each other from the virus. View the timetable here

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Xelabus services from MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER 2020

As we enter a further lockdown period we will be making some minor alterations to our services from this date. Service X6 and X7 Special timetable will operate Monday to Friday (see below). Service X9 This service will operate a SATURDAY timetable every day Monday to Saturday. The following arrivals to Eastleigh Bus Station will still serve Barton Peveril College at...

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Lockdown Announcement and how it affects your bus services

As a result of the recent announcement by the Government for a national lockdown from Thursday 5th November we wish to advise all our customers that the current services will operate as normal. All our cleaning remains at maximum level on our buses for your safety. A further announcement will be made on this site to advise customers of any change to services from next w...

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Solent Go Passes

Will customers please note that the company will no longer accept or issue Solent Go on our services from 1st January 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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Additional Lunch Time 401 service

From TUESDAY 6th OCTOBER 2020, as a result of overloading and unable to satisfy social distancing we have been in discussion with Hampshire CC and they have agree to fund additional services to assist where the greater need to travel is required. Therefore we are running an additional Service 401 on Tuesdays to Fridays during College Term for students who live in the Bo...

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Students and School Children please note

To ensure you are able to board the bus you need for school or college please always be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the bus is due. Then be at the bus stop, not stand back! Be alert and not looking at your phone! When the bus is in sight raise your left arm and signal to the driver that you want his bus to stop. Stand clear and wait for the doors to ope...

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Our 10th Anniversary

Thank you for the many letters and congratulations regarding our 10th anniversary. We are so proud of what we have achieved from nothing to a 40 vehicle operation with major network in Southern Hampshire. Our aim this year was to share with you our celebrations but with the restrictions imposed on all of us its simply not been possible. However we do hope next year will...

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IMPORTANT Information

Will students please note that they MUST have a valid bus pass for travel to and from Barton Peveril College from Monday 14th September 2020. Passes that have been purchased on line for collection are still at our offices so please do ensure you come to our offices before this coming weekend. If you don't have a valid pass from the 14th you can still pay by fares on boa...

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Countdown to school and college start

Don't forget to go online to get your Barton Peveril bus pass... From Monday 14th September you must have a valid pass or pay a fare for your journey to and from college. All our buses are ready to take you to school and college and have received major cleaning with sanitiser and protection. If you can wear a face mask please do so and where you can sit giving space bet...

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Mansbridge Road (X4 Service) Re-opens

We are pleased to advise that our X4 service will be able to operate its correct route from Saturday 29th August 2020 following the re-opening of Mansbridge Road. A normal timetable will operate from this day but don't forget minor timing changes come into affect from Sunday 30th August 2020.

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Make sure you know the changes... From 30th August 2020

We are making some changes to timetables from 30th August and we want to make sure you have the information in advance especially if you are a regular Xela traveller. Our new Bustimes Autumn guide is now available and we have many on our buses and drivers have been told to issue one to each passenger but if you can't seem to get one please call us on 02380 644715 and ...

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Service 406 Passengers for Barton Peveril College students

Please be aware a last minute change to the Barton Peveril College Service 406 has had to be made. You will find full details on this web site under Timetables and Maps. For those purchasing a bus pass we will be including the revised timetable for the 406 in the envelope being sent out.

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NEW Bustimes guide now available!

Your new Bustimes is now available with details of all services changing and being enhanced from SUNDAY 30th AUGUST 2020. Our list of routes on this site area also showing the new timetables. Make sure you have your copy in time for the school and college Autumn term.

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All services return to normal from SUNDAY 30th AUGUST 2020

We are pleased to announce that from Sunday 30th August 2020 our full timetables will be back and operating as follows with some changes that may affect your journey: Service X4 SUNDAY SERVICE from 30th August and will operate on Monday 31st August as its Bank Holiday. A minor afternoon journey alteration. Service X6/X7 SUNDAY SERVICE from 30th August and will op...

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NEW Barton Peveril Bus Passes & Timetables

Annual bus passes on Xelabus services will be reduced from £650 to £350 as a result of the new subsidy scheme. Barton Peveril principal, Jonathan Prest said "I am delighted Barton Peveril can announce it is subsidising the cost of bus passes for the coming academic year. We believe this will recognise the less frequent journeys students are making and will ...

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Service X12 and X21: Diversion of service at Above Bar, Southampton

From Monday 3rd August until 11th August Services X12 and X21 will be diverted owing to closure of the section of road between Town Junction and Cumberland Place. Service X12 will operate from City (Vincents Walk) to New Road then left onto Civic Centre Road, then Havelock Road, Cumberland Place and Bedford Place for normal route to Shirley. From Shirley the service wi...

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Service X4: Diversion of service at Mansbridge

From Monday 10th August 2020 for THREE WEEKS we will be diverting our X4 service owing to bridge repairs and road closure on Mansbridge Road. This will mean we will not be able to serve the section of road between Wide Lane and Chartwell Green Roundabout. Our buses will run NON STOP between these points via Swaythling and Townhill Park. For passengers from Mansbridge at...

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Service X4: Road Closure and Diversion

As a result of the road and bridge closure on Mansbridge Road we will be unable to operate the X4 service between Wide Lane junction and Chartwell Green Roundabout. This will start from 10th August and is expected to last for 3 weeks. The bus stops at Monks Way, Octavia Road, Itchenside Close, White Swan and Romill Close WILL NOT BE SERVED. Nearest bus stops will be To...

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Service X9: Forest Road, Waltham Chase road closure

We have been informed that Forest Road at Waltham Chase will be closed from the crossroads to the New Road junction with effect from 10th August for approx. 10 days. Please be aware that Service X9 will NOT be able to serve Hoe Road, Swanmore Village, New Road and Forest Road. All Service X9 journeys will be DIVERTED between Bishops Waltham and Waltham Chase running NON...

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Barton Peveril Passes

Please note that any one requiring a refund for a Barton Peveril bus pass must send their pass to our offices to arrive no later than FRIDAY 24th JULY 2020. Major discounts on next terms passes will be available to purchase from mid August.

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Asda Fareham Bus Diversion

From 20th July 2020 the free bus will divert in Lee on Solent as follows because of road works: From Lee on Solent High Street then Cambridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Elmore Road, Cheyene Way, Skipper Way, Fell Drive and then normal route. Customer should board the bus at High St/Russell Road Junction. This diversion will be in place for 13 weeks. We apologise to customer...

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NEW City X21 bus service to Science Park

A brand new bus service will start from Monday 6 th July linking the City Centre with Portswood, Parkway, ASDA and Southampton Science Park at Chilworth. The smart new clean emissions branded bus offering wifi, USB charge points and high back seat belted leather seats for your convenience will hit the streets providing metro newspapers for passengers. The first 100 pass...

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Barton Peveril Bus Services 2020/21

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic College bus services are not currently running however services will resume for the 2020-2021 academic year. Timetables and links to these will be available shortly. Please refer to the current year timetables as a guide to the areas we serve. Xelabus will be providing additional off-peak services for the 2020-2021 academic year in order to ...

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Summer Bustimes Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

Our bright and colourful summer guide with full details of the services we are operating at reduced frequency for the months of June, July and August is now available from bus drivers and also from outlets including Eastleigh Bus Station. The 16 page guide has details about how we are looking after our customers during this pandemic. We hope a long with our web site new...

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Service X6 and X7 serving Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury

We are pleased to be able to now display the SPECIAL timetable that will werve Eastleigh Bus Station with Velmore, Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury. This timetable will operate until further notice.

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We know you have missed us and we have missed YOU! Partial return of bus services...

Whilst continuing to follow the Government's guidelines for safety to return our buses to service and with the partial relaxation of the lockdown we are pleased to inform our customers that buses will start to operate again as follows: From MONDAY 8th JUNE 2020 The X4 service will operate as a SATURDAY SERVICE, Monday to Saturday between Hedge End, West End and East...

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Update about services...

We continue to keep our buses safe in our depot but cannot wait to get them out to serve you again. This terrible virus is a major concern; we are also keeping our drivers at home. Some of them have volunteered to help the NHS which we are very proud about! However we are monitoring the situation daily and will be looking to re-start our services as soon as we can. So...

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Our 10th birthday celebrations on hold

We are sorry that many of you had been looking forward to visiting us for our Open day which should have taken place last Sunday. We had lots of things organised to make it a day to remember. Our Big Bus Rally which was due to be held on Sunday 28th June at Mayflower Park has also regretfully been cancelled. Don't worry we still aim to hold it later this year and it w...

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Xelabus to suspend all services

Eastleigh based bus firm, Xelabus will suspend all remaining bus services after Saturday 28th March to protect it's staff and their families during the Coronavirus crisis. The decision has been made this week after passenger numbers on all of the companies services plummeted by 90% following governments advice for everyone to stay home and not use public transport. Gar...

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Travel Changes - 25th March Update

The following changes are effective from Sunday 29th March 2020: As a result of further passenger number reductions we regretfully operate ONLY the following services until further notice: Service X4 - SATURDAY Service Service X6/X7 - NOW a SATURDAY Service to and from Fryern Hill only Service X9 - SATURDAY Serv...

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Travel Update as at 24 March 2020

We are operating a SATURDAY service on routes X4, X9, X10 and X11 as a reminder with also a Weekday service on X6, X7 and X15. There will be no school services and we have also suspended the current ASDA Free bus service at Fareham as well as the X17. At present our Sunday service X4/X7/X8 will continue providing links to and from Eastleigh Bus Station. We will keep you...

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Barton Peveril - Emergency Timetables

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Important Customer Information - Coronavirus

Advice from the Department of Health and Social Care has advised people against using public transport unless essential. However we know that many people including workers who are providing critical services during this time, bus services are essential for getting from A to B. Reduction in services With passenger numbers down and the likelihood some staff will be self i...

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How we are making sure you travel is safe with us...

The safety of our passengers and staff is of vital importance to us. As well as reiterating Public Health England's best practice guidance on hand washing and hygiene to all our employees we already have extensive cleaning programme in place for all our buses each evening, now supplemented with further cleaning to ensure all potential hard surface contact areas includin...

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X11 Service

Because we are experiencing significant reduction in customers travelling on the X11 between Lordshill and City Centre we are introducing a Saturday timetable which will operate Mondays to Fridays with effect from MONDAY 23rd MARCH 2020. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope that you understand the reasons why we have had to make this change. The change ...

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Easter Services

Good Friday - 9th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate Saturday 10th April 2020 Normal Saturday Service Easter Sunday - 11th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate Easter Monday - 12th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate For more information about our Sunday services please see timetables for the X4, X7 and X8 on our web site.

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Xelabus Open day - Cancelled

Following government guidelines concerning the coronavirus situation we have had to reluctantly make the decision to CANCEL the Open Day due to take place on Sunday 19th April 2020 at our Xelabus depot. We are hopeful that we can re-arrange this event for a later date in the year and will have more details on this web site.

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Changes to some services...

We notified you on this site that there will be some changes with specific dates. Unfortunately we have to make some changes to these dates and the new arrangement is listed below: Service X4 - Change will start Monday 2nd March 2020 Service X9A - Will still be from Monday 23rd February 2020 Service 190 - Last day will be Friday 28th February 2020. Details of each serv...

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Service X10 Diversion Snakemoor Lane, Durley Road Works

Please note Hampshire CC have informed us that Snakemoor Lane in Durley will be closed for three days from Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th January 2020.Service X10 will be diverted from Ashton Corner to Denhams Corner serving only Horton Heath. We regret that during day between 0900 and 1500 Durley will not receive a bus service because of this closure.Scho...

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Service X9/X10 Diversion Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th January 2020

Owing to road works and closure of Cricklemede and Shore Lane Services X9 and X10 will be diverted to and from Bishops Waltham via Hoe Road and Free Street. Alternative bus stops for Cricklemede will be in Hoe Road near the roundabout.

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