This page is designed to help bus enthusiasts with their observations and photographs of the local Fareham and Gosport area. If you wish to find actual bus timetables for each route, please visit the First Hampshire website.

Last Updated: 28th October 2016

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Usual Bus Allocation Approximate PVR (from enthusiasts, not official figures!)

Good Photography locations

(AM) or (PM) indicates the easiest time for the sun

E1 Fareham - Gosport Fareham railway station, BRT, Brockhurst, Elson Mon-Sat 12mins Sun 20mins - Hoeford Eclipse branded ADL Enviro20D MMC or Volvo B7RLE 69537-9 Eclipse sees 16 buses in total. Occasionally there is a spare floater that slots in and out of the standard frequency. Fareham bus station, BRT south bound buses (PM is best), Tichbourne Way (PM), Wych Lane bus gate (late PM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
E2 Fareham - Gosport Fareham railway station, BRT, Leesland, Anns Hill Mon-Sat 12mins Sun 20mins - Hoeford Eclipse branded ADL Enviro20D MMC or Volvo B7RLE 69537-9 Fareham bus station, BRT south bound buses (PM is best), Tichbourne Way (PM), Wych Lane bus gate (late PM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
3 Fareham - Portsmouth (The Hard) Portchester, Paulsgrove, Cosham, North End, Portsmouth city centre Mon-Sat every 10 minutes 

Sunday every 20 minutes

At The Hard, route 3s interwork with route 1. Hoeford Mon-Sat

Hilsea and Hilsea on a Sunday

Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 24 across Portsmouth route 1 and route 3 Fareham bus station, Portchester Precinct, Cosham Bus Interchange, Portsmouth City Centre, Bishop Crispian Way/Queen St, The Hard (mid day/late afternoon)
X4 Southampton - Portsmouth (The Hard) via Fareham Woolston, Lowford, Locks Heath, Fareham, Portchester, M275, Portsmouth city centre Mon-Sat 30mins 

Sunday hourly 

To interwork with the X5 at Southampton Hoeford Wright Streetlite Max

"Solent Ranger"

PVR 13-15 with extras in peaks Southampton city centre, Woolston link road, Locks Heath centre, Fareham Hartlands Road/ bus station, Portchester Precinct, Portsmouth City Centre, Bishop Crispian Way/Queen St, The Hard
X5 Southampton - Gosport via Fareham Woolston, Lowford, Warsash, Locks Heath, Fareham, Stubbington, Lee on Solent, Stokes Bay Mon - Sat 30mins

Sunday hourly

To interwork with the X4 at Southampton Hoeford Wright Streetlite Max

"Solent Ranger"

PVR 13-15 with extras in peaks Southampton city centre, Woolston link road, Warsash clock tower (AM), Locks Heath centre (AM), Fareham bus station, Stubbington (centre AM or PM, not lunch), Stubbington Green (AM), Lee (seafront), Lee (Cherque Farm AM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
9

9A

Fareham - Gosport Hoeford, Bridgemary (Carisbrooke Rd / Crescent), Rowner

9A - variation in Rowner

Mon - Sat combined every 15mins

Sun every 30mins

Route 4 (via Hospital) in Gosport becomes a route 9 and vice versa Hoeford Optare Solo SR PVR 6 Fareham bus station, Bridgemary (Carisbrooke Rd), Alverstoke (PM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
10 Fareham - Gosport Fareham railway station, BRT, Bridgemary, Brockhurst, Forton, Stokes Road Daily Hourly To interwork with route F2 Hoeford Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 3 Fareham bus station, BRT (southbound PM), Bridgemary Gregson Ave (PM) & Nobes Ave (AM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
11

Fareham - Alverstoke & Haslar

Hoeford, Brockhurst, Forton Rd, Gosport Bus Station, Alverstoke, Haslar and return to Fareham

Mon-Fri every 2 hours

To interwork with route F3

Hoeford Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 2 Fareham bus station, Elson (AM), Gosport South St and bus station (PM)
20 Fareham - Wickham Highlands, Funtley, Knowle about every 70minutes Mon-Sat - Hoeford Optare Solo SR PVR 1 Fareham bus station, Gudge Heath Lane (AM), Funtley Mayles Lane (AM), Knowle village, Wickham square
21 21A Fareham - Hill Head Fareham's West End (21) or Fareham Quay (21A), Newgate Lane, Peel Common, Stubbington Mon-Sat hourly Can see an off-peak Trident from school contract in school term time Hoeford Wright Streetlite PVR 1 Fareham bus station, Stubbington (Green AM and PM, not mid-day), Hill Head (PM)
28

28A

Fareham - Whiteley Highlands, Park Gate, Swanwick rail station

28 - via Highlands

28A - via Fareham College

About every 2 hours Mon-Sat

28 at peak times

28A off peak

- Hoeford Wright Streetlite PVR1 with extras on evening Mon-Fri trips. Extra bus on 1055 from Fareham completes the Whiteley shuttle service. Highlands (Gudge Heath Lane AM, Highlands Road PM), Swanwick rail station
F1 Fareham - Highlands (Thorni Avenue) Fareham railway station, Blackbrook Road, Highlands, Thorni Avenue Mon - Sat 30mins Interworks with route F2, 10 and 11 Hoeford Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 4 (with interworking) Fareham bus station / Hartlands Rd, Highlands shops, Blackbrook Road and Thorni Ave - different places depending on sun.
F2 Fareham - Highlands (Frosthole Crescent) Trinity Street, Maylings Farm Road, Mon - Sat hourly Interworks with route F2, 10 and 11 Hoeford Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 4 (with interworking) Fareham bus station / Hartlands Avenue, Trinity St, different parts of the loop of Frosthole Crescent.
F3 Fareham - Portchester A27, Dore Avenue Mon - Fri three midday journeys Unclear! Hoeford Scania Omnicity / Wright Streetlite PVR 1 - although a different bus may operate each of the three trips Fareham bus station / Hartlands Road late PM summer time, Portchester railway station, Portchester Precinct AM.
W1 Fareham - Whiteley Fareham railway station, A27 (The Avenue) Saturday hourly - Hoeford One of the '02 President bodied Tridents or a '55 East Lancs bodied Trident PVR 1 Fareham bus station / Hartlands Road late PM summer time, Whiteley (various times of day depending on where you are).

Don't forget Stagecoach South serve Fareham every hour with route 69 from their Winchester depot. The bus is usually a Trident/ALX400 or a former Manchester Enviro400, with the occasional Volvo Olympian involved. Hoeford also operate Portsmouth routes 1 and 2 (most allocations) - click here to visit the Portsmouth route list.