Park and Ride sites in Bournemouth and Poole
Kings Park to Boscombe Pier
Our Park and Ride site in Kings Park can be found by the stadium. It is sign posted on the A338 Wessex Way.
Parking costs £5 all day.
Free buses from the Park and Ride site leave every 15 minutes, starting at 9am. You will be dropped right next to Boscombe Pier.
Buses return from the same stop at Boscombe Pier every 15 minutes. The last bus leaves the Pier at 7pm.
This service will be running daily until Wednesday 1 September 2021.
Please note that Kings Park Beach Park & Ride will not operate on Friday 6 August and Saturday 21 August due to home football matches at the adjacent AFC Bournemouth Stadium.
Beach Park and Cycle
An innovative new Park & Cycle scheme is now available at Kings Park giving visitors another great way of getting to the beach this summer.
A fleet of Beryl bikes has been installed at Kings Park car park and are ready for public hire. From Sunday 1st August to 5th September the first 20-minutes of bike hire journeys starting from Kings Park will be free – perfect for a leisurely ride to the beach.
Simply download the Beryl App to register and unlock a free bike, enjoy your ride and park in one of the marked “Beryl Bays” by the beach at the end of your journey.
Return bike journeys are charged at the usual rate of £1 to unlock, plus 5 pence per minute. A Beryl e-scooter could also be used as a fun method of transport on the return (unlock £1.50 plus 10 pence per minute). Alternatively the free ‘Park & Ride’ bus from Boscombe Pier can be used to return to your car at Kings Park.
Poole to Sandbanks
The Morebus Service 60 stops at Shore Road, Sandbanks Pavillion and Panorama Road for the Ferry.
From Saturday 24 July to Sunday 5 September 2021, free parking will be available in the Civic Centre multi-storey car park.
Buses for this service leave from the stop on Parkstone Road by White Lodge at 8:44am, 09:14am, 09:44am, 09:59am, and then every 15 minutes at 14, 29, 44 and 59 minutes past each hour.
A £5 ticket is available from the bus driver. One ticket can be used for a group of up to 5 people.
Buses back from Panorama Road leave on the hour, and at 15, 30 and 45 minutes past each hour until 6:15pm. Further buses back to the Civic Centre are at 6:40pm, 7:18pm and 8:18pm.