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Bus Services Update for Carnival Day (August 16th)

The First Bus service will be running additional services exclusively for carnival day on Wednesday 16th August in and around Weymouth.

First Bus will be providing a full service all day with additional buses in the evening up until and after the fireworks.

Whilst the Esplanade is closed, First will be running Routes 1, 3 and 8 from Commercial Road, and Routes 2, 4, 5, 10, X53, X55, 501, 502, 503, 510 from the Railway Station.

Route 2 serves the Park and Ride and First will be operating up to 5 additional journeys per hour across the day.  The last bus back to park and ride will be midnight.

First will be providing additional buses to Dorchester in the evening with buses running every 30 minutes up until 11:40pm.

They will also be running additional buses to Littlesea and Waterside Holiday Parks with buses operating every 30 minutes up until 11pm.


A busy beach at Weymouth, Dorset, UK.  Picture Credit: Graham Hunt Photography