Changes to school bus services

4 months ago Thu 17th Jun 2021

A promotional image for changes to school bus services

Some of our additional school bus services will either be amended or stop running from Monday 28th June. Please see a guide below for services which will be affected, and details of alternative routes. We have checked to ensure that there will be room for everyone to travel safely on the alternative buses.





Alternative Route

Laverstock Schools


Alderbury, Grimsteads, West Dean

Route 937 from Laverstock Schools at 1605 is replaced by a Route 37 journey at the same time from schools.  No other Route 937 journeys affected


Laverstock Schools


City Centre, Wilton

Only one bus will now run on the 1505 and 1545 departures from school


Marlborough St Johns


Pewsey, Amesbury

In the afternoons, Route 695 will no longer operate, an X5 journey will call at the school instead


Shaftesbury School


Broad Chalke, Bowerchalke

Only one bus will now run on the morning journey to school


South Wilts Grammar School


Shaftesbury, Fovant

The Route 627 morning journey is replaced by a Route 27 journey at the same time


South Wilts Grammar School


Wilton, Chilmark

The Route 635 afternoon journey is replaced by a Route 25 journey at the same time


South Wilts Grammar School


Amesbury, Boscombe Down

Journeys at 0738 from Amesbury and at 1554 from South Wilts Grammar / 1615 from City Centre will no longer operate, and students should use Route X4.  Other Route 654 journeys are unaffected


South Wilts Grammar School


Tarrant Hinton, Sixpenny Handley, Blandford

Route 720 morning and afternoon journeys are replaced by Route 20 journeys at the same time


There will also be minor timing changes to service buses: 

  • X5 - The bus at 1445 from Swindon will run its schoolday times and will additionally serve Marlborough St Johns School
  • 37 - "The bus at 1615 from Salisbury Endless Street will start from Laverstock School at 1605, serves Endless Street at 1620, then runs 5 minutes later throughout