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First Bus logoWelcome to First Bus Southampton. With nearly 15 bus services, including Southampton’s most modern and efficient bus fleet City Reds, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to getting around the city. So, if you’re here for the first time, or you just want to find out more about the city, we can guarantee that you’ll find more with easier local travel.

Here in Southampton we want you to make the most of your visit, so we’re making it easier for you to get around. When buying a train ticket from any rail station in the UK, you can add-on our Plus Bus ticket, giving you unlimited bus travel within Southampton. Getting around is easier than ever with our special Solent Go travelcard. The Solent Go will take the stress out of travelling in Hampshire, from Winchester to Totton to Emsworth, and anywhere else in between that takes your fancy. Happy travels.

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