Better on the bus??

Public transport can be a fast, efficient and environmentally friendly way to travel. Modern buses and trains are comfortable and smooth and allow you to make the most of your journey time by catching up on emails, contacting friends by phone, reading a book or simply relaxing. Let someone else do the driving, and plan for the day ahead.

 

Choose the bus

Bus timetables  –  for your local services and contact details for operators in Somerset

How to save money

Save money by choosing weekly, monthly, or annual tickets instead of buying single journey/daily tickets. All bus operators offer a range of daily tickets and most can offer types of season tickets at a discounted rate. Save up to £300 a year! Click here to find out more

The County Ticket may also be an option for students traveling to school or college in the area.

Bus passes

Apply for a concessionary bus pass English National Concessionary Travel Scheme Passes are available for residents of Somerset who are of pensionable age or eligible on the grounds of disability

Find out about the types of bus passes , if you are eligible and how to apply.

Plan your journey

You can plan your public transport journey by using Traveline

Simply enter your start point, destination, date and time you would like to travel. You will then be shown the different combinations of trains and buses you could catch to complete your journey.

Alternatively, you can phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (charges apply) and tell them when and where you would like to go.

You can also find lots of public transport information on the County Council website including bus passes, timetables and park and ride.

Community Transport

Travelling by train

Rail services provide a fast, congestion-free link between station towns in Somerset and direct routes to more distant parts of the UK. You can find the latest rail information for Somerset including live train departure times, directions to the station and station contact details in the Travel Somerset rail section including information on train fares.

Are you looking for more options?

Try the “My Way” pages to find out what other people in Bridgwater are doing.