Vintage Bus Ride


Take a vintage bus ride across the city this summer, as the City of Portsmouth Preserved Transport Depot returns with its monthly service.

Step aboard and journey across Portsmouth on these classic, expertly preserved buses. Services depart The D-Day Story every hour from 11.30am to 3.30pm (inclusive). From The D-Day Story the buses stop at Clarence Pier, Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery (6 minute break), Broad Street/Feltham Row and Canoe Lake, before returning to The D-Day Story at around 5 past the hour.

Departure (and certain arrival) times:
D Day Story (depart): 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30
Clarence Pier: 11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35
Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery (arrive): 11:39, 12:39, 13:39, 14:39, 15:39
Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery (depart): 11:44, 12:44, 13:44, 14:44, 15:44
Broad Street/Feltham Row: 11:49, 12:49, 13:49, 14:49, 15:49
Canoe Lake: 11:59, 12:59, 13:59, 14:59, 15:59
D Day Story (arrive): 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 16:05

Services are planned to run on:
14 July
18​​​​​ August
15 September

Please note: times, dates and services are subject to change based on the weather. Check back for updates or follow the CPPTD Facebook page for up-to-date information on the service.

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The bus rides are free of charge. If you wish to make a donation to fund restoration works on the vehicles, donation forms can be obtained from the volunteer crews.

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Map & Directions

Vintage Bus Tour

Type:Heritage & History

Various pick up points, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 3NT

Opening Times

18 August (18 Aug 2024)
Sunday11:30 - 16:05
15 September (15 Sept 2024)
Sunday11:30 - 16:05

* Services depart The D-Day Story hourly from 11.30am to 3.30pm inclusive. See the 'About' section for more information and timings.

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