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Weymouth Park and Ride

First's bus service 2 provides a daily all year round service to the park and ride. Parking is free - return travel on the bus is £3.30 per person or £6 for a group of 5 people

Operator: First Group

Capacity: 1,000 spaces.

Long stay car park

This car park is convenient for the beach This car park is convenient for shops and retail facilities

Why park and ride?

  • value - parking is free all day and return travel on the bus is just £3.30 per person (adult fare)
  • hassle free - there's plenty of room to park - avoid the hassle of searching for a space in town
  • quick - transit from the site to the town centre is quick, on average 7 to 10 minutes
  • accessible - our modern, low-floor easy access buses have room for buggies and wheelchairs
  • convenient - you're dropped off in the middle of town, on the door-step to the beach!

All you need to know

Location and driving directions

Postcode: DT3 5HJ - always follow the signed directions.

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Park and ride at a glance

Parking type (with connecting bus service)

Free parking icon Pay on bus icon

Spaces available

Car parking spaces available Cycle parking available within the car park Disabled spaces for blue badge holders available within the car park Motorhome parking spaces available within the car parkl Motorcycle parking spaces available within the car park

Other facilities

Toilet facilities available within the car park Drink and/or food available within 100 metres

Within walking distance of the site is a hotel, restaurant and supermarket.

Timetable and charges


The car park is open from 5am to 1am.

Buses run as follows:

Monday to Saturday - Every 10 minutes at peak times 

Sundays and Bank Holidays - Every 15 minutes at peak times

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Parking is free all day. Bus travel to and from the site is priced as follows (tickets are purchased on the bus):

Ticket typeCost
Adult single£2
Adult return£3.30
Child single£1.20
Child return£2.20
Group ticket - return travel for up to five people£6

Route map

The park and ride bus picks up and drops off on Mercery Road, as well as serving all stops along the service 2 route, including the Town Centre.

View a map of the route (pdf, 64kb) (opens in a new window).

Where to catch the bus

The bus stop has moved to Mercery Road - follow the signs in the car park, directing you to the new bus stops. View the site map:

Park and Ride site map

Park and cycle

With free parking and excellent facilities nearby, why not use Weymouth Park and Ride to access Weymouth and Portland by bike? Weymouth has over 24 miles of cycle routes and the car park is conveniently located at a hub in the off-road cycle network from which cyclists can access Weymouth and Fortuneswell on a network of mostly off-road cycle routes.

Family cycling

Use the routes with kids to give them a traffic free cycling experience where they can learn basic skills or put the bike in the car and finish part of your commute by cycle. There is direct access via off-road routes to the Weymouth Sea Life Centre.

Park and cycle for work and leisure

Feel like you need some exercise or want to get some fresh air on your way to work? Why not leave your car at the park and ride and cycle into Weymouth. Largely off-road cycle routes serve much of the area including Granby Industrial Estate and the Town Centre. 

Explore Weymouth and Portland by bike and visit the beach or ride to your favourite cafe.

Cycling in Weymouth and Portland

Park and stride

Weymouth and Portland has a wealth of walks, trails and local footpaths and bridleways to explore. You can travel through 20 million years of Jurassic time, explore flowery meadows and fossil-filled quarries and a wild coastline with an array of wildlife both on land and in the sea. One great way is walking the South West Coast Path which skirts around Weymouth and the Isle of Portland.

The beach is only a 20 minute walk from the Park and Ride through the beautiful Lodmoor RSPB nature reserve via a pushchair-friendly trail. The route passes Weymouth Sea Life Centre and other family attractions.

Walking in Weymouth and Portland

Need more information?

Frequently asked questions about the Weymouth Park and Ride service

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