The Park and Ride service is now open until 1 November 2020

Dartmouth park and ride offers a convenient way of travelling into the town centre.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Security

Please ensure prior to visiting the Park & Ride you have with you a face covering to wear when travelling on the bus.  We also advise washing and sanitising your hands as frequently as possible. 

Please maintain a 2-metre distance where possible when waiting for the bus and abide by the social distancing measures when travelling.   


The service runs from the car park just outside Dartmouth on the A3122, where it joins with the A379 by Lidl and Sainsbury's supermarkets, to Dartmouth town centre. Use the postcode TQ6 0JL.

Buy Tickets

  • All day tickets cost £5.00
  • After 2.00 p.m. tickets are reduced to £3.00
  • You can buy tickets using RingGo
  • Or from the pay and display machines in the car park
  • Dogs are permitted on the park and ride bus

If you buy a ticket from the machine, you will need to display one part in your vehicle and show the other part to the driver.

Dates and Times

The park and ride is a seasonal service operating between Easter and the end of October. There are occasionally out of season services for special events.

The service operates from the car park near Lidl and opposite Sainsburys, where the A3122 and A379 meet.

24 July to 2 SeptemberService operates every ten minutes
3 September to 23 OctoberService operates every twenty minutes
24 October to 1 NovemberService operates every ten minutes
November to MarchCLOSED

Times may vary according to circumstances. 

Returning from Dartmouth after 7 p.m.

If you return from the town after the normal operating hours you will be able to use the Stagecoach South West bus service from Dartmouth. It does not stop in the car park stop.  It stops at a bus stop a very short distance away in the main road.

Service 90Departs from


Monday to SaturdayDartmouth PontoonEvery 30 mins between
7.00 p.m. and 11.30 p.m.
Sundays and Bank HolidaysDartmouth Pontoon7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m.