Public Transport Options

You may need to need consider public transport for all or part of your journey to school. So My Journey can offer you advice and information on your options for the best way to travel around Portsmouth on the bus, train or ferry.


Buses have recently changed and a wealth of technical upgrades mean that they are now easier and more convenient to use. Travelling by bus now means you can use your time to do the things you enjoy like catching up with social media, reading a book or watching an episode of your favourite TV show.

There are several bus companies that operate in Portsmouth. You can visit their websites for specific timetable and route information and check what offers they have that apply to you.

Get bus information

Concessionary Bus Passes

Young people who are able to provide evidence of a disability can apply for a concessionary bus pass. The ‘Disabled Person’s Bus Pass’ is issued by Hampshire County Council (HCC) and enables free travel at any time on local bus journeys which start in Hampshire.  A companion bus pass may also available depending on the needs of the person applying. Eligible children may include Blue Badge holders who have help with disability parking and those currently receiving home to school transport from the County Council.

Get eligbility information


An extensive network of railways and stations across Hampshire can provide you with rail transport both within the county and beyond, with direct links to London from many of Hampshire’s stations.

Several major rail providers deliver services within Hampshire and you can visit their websites for timetable, route and ticketing information along with latest travel offers.

Get train information


Passenger ferries form vital links in Hampshire’s public transport system, allowing you to avoid the need for much longer trips. There are a number of passenger ferry services operating within Hampshire. You can visit their websites for timetable and ticketing information.

Get ferry information

Solent Go

The stress-free way to travel around South Hampshire! The new smart Solent Go travelcard gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore everything South Hampshire has to offer by bus or ferry.

Get Solent Go information