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Public Transport Services - from and to Melksham

Listing of public transport services from Melksham, from Calrberry web site

Route No.Route DescriptionFrequencyOperatorinfo dated
14 Melksham (Town Centre Circular) Mon to Sat (every 30 mins) Frome Sep 2011
37 Melksham to Bradford on Avon (Sainsburys) Mon to Fri (1 trip) Bodmans May 2010
72 Melksham (Town Centre to Berryfields Estate) Mon to Sat (3 trips) Faresaver Nov 2010
72 Melksham (Town Centre Circular) Only this direction, Mon to Sat (3 trips) Faresaver Nov 2010
123 Westbury to Swindon Mon to Fri (5 trips) Sat (4 trips) Sun (2 trips) First Great Western Nov 2011
232 Corsham to Melksham School service, one way and Afternoon only, (1 trip) Faresaver Jul 2012
232 Lansdown (Royal High School) to Melksham School service, one way and Afternoon only, (1 trip) Faresaver Jul 2012
232 Melksham to Lansdown (Royal High School) School service, one way and Morning only, (1 trip) Faresaver Jul 2012
234 Frome (Sainsburys) to Chippenham Mon to Sat (every 60 mins) Badgerline Jun 2011
235 Melksham to Studley Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Badgerline Feb 2011
235 Studley to Bowerhill Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Badgerline Feb 2011
237 Melksham to Trowbridge Mon to Sat (1 trip) Frome May 2010
271 Bath to Devizes Mon to Sat (2 trips) Badgerline Feb 2011
271 Bowerhill to Bath Early Mornings, this way only, Mon to Fri (2 trips) Badgerline Feb 2011
272 Bath to Bowerhill Mon to Sat (every 60 mins) Badgerline Feb 2011
272 Bath to Easterton Evenings only, one way, Mon to Sat (1 trip) Badgerline Feb 2011
272 Bath to Urchfont Sun (6 trips) Badgerline Feb 2011
272 Devizes to Bath Only this direction, Sun (1 trip) Badgerline Feb 2011
273 Easterton to Bath Mon to Sat (1 trip) Badgerline Feb 2011
402 Frome to London (Victoria) Mon to Sun (1 trip) National Express Mar 2012
SCB Sells Green to Melksham Tue (1 trip) Seend Shuttle May 2010
WCC1189 Melksham to Corsham (St Patricks School) School terms only, (1 trip) Hatts Coaches Dec 2009
X34 Frome to Chippenham Mon to Fri (every 60 mins) Faresaver Apr 2012
X41 The Ham to Lacock (Lackham College) School terms only, (1 trip) Big Yellow Coach Sep 2012
X72 Bath to Melksham School service, one way only, (1 trip) Faresaver Apr 2012
X72 Bath to Potterne Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Faresaver Apr 2012
X72 Bowerhill to Bath Mon to Fri (4 trips) Faresaver Apr 2012
X72 Melksham to Atworth Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) Faresaver Apr 2012
X72 Potterne to Bath School service, one way only, (1 trip) Faresaver Apr 2012
X76 Marlborough to Bath Mon to Fri (1 trip) AD Rains Mar 2012
X83 Chippenham to Trowbridge Mon to Sat (?) Faresaver Aug 2011
X96 Frome to Melksham Mon to Sat (1 trip) Frome Aug 2011
Zig Zag Bradford on Avon to Chippenham Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) AD Rains Nov 2010
Zig Zag Melksham to Trowbridge Mon to Fri (1 trip) Libra Travel Mar 2011
Zig Zag Melksham to Whitley Only this direction, Mon to Fri (1 trip) AD Rains Nov 2010
Zig Zag Trowbridge to Chippenham Mon to Fri (1 trip) AD Rains Nov 2010
Zig Zag Trowbridge to Corsham Mon to Fri (2 trips) Sat (4 trips) AD Rains Nov 2010
Zig Zag Trowbridge to Melksham Mon to Fri (3 trips) Sat (1 trip) AD Rains Nov 2010
Zig Zag Trowbridge to Shaw Only this direction, Sat (1 trip) AD Rains Nov 2010


I've posted this here as it's the most comprehensive list I've come across (and I'm doing a lot of research into public transport information systems at the moment). Beware, though, bus infomation can change at just 6 weeks notice, and some of the data here is not current - in fact the train information still lists the frequencies from 2006. On the other hand, some changes that are just a few weeks old have appeared. As a "research my journey options" starter, this is a useful tool ... but don't take it on its own - look at individual operator sites, or ask at your local TIC.
(written 2012-10-01, updated 2012-10-13)

 
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articles
Z511 - Public Transport - Road
  [119] PHP course. Come by train. - (2004-11-15)
  [187] a popular bus number - (2005-01-23)
  [459] Kiss and Ride - (2005-10-09)
  [474] Vintage Bus Day - (2005-10-23)
  [764] Journey planning - Xephos v Transport Direct - (2006-06-16)
  [818] Heard, yes. Considered, no. The case for the train. - (2006-07-30)
  [1085] Lawrence Webb's Melksham Taxi service - (2007-02-18)
  [1125] Train service - petititon reply - (2007-03-31)
  [1254] Comparing bus stops - (2007-07-01)
  [1315] Two years of campaigning for a train service - (2007-08-22)
  [1428] Travel Across Wiltshire - the game - (2007-11-11)
  [1511] Buses from Well House Manor, Melksham, to Bath - (2008-01-18)
  [1560] HST Power Car TravelWatch SouthWest - (2008-03-01)
  [1567] Melksham - Swindon. Train v Bus v Car - (2008-03-07)
  [1668] Talk on TransWilts train service to Green Party - (2008-06-07)
  [1723] Bath - Melksham - Devizes. Bus route changes, new timetable - (2008-07-26)
  [1777] The Rise and Rise of First Bus Fares - (2008-08-29)
  [2075] Supporting Parkinsons and Trains - (2009-03-11)
  [2083] Do you support a decent train service? Please sign up! - (2009-03-15)
  [2268] Westbury Bypass Refused - looking forward - (2009-07-04)
  [2328] Melksham - no trains, no southbound buses through the town - (2009-08-08)
  [2372] Public Transport from (and to) Melksham on Sundays - (2009-08-23)
  [2431] Moving busstop! - (2009-09-30)
  [2515] Why we have two buses an hour - but not a half hourly service - (2009-11-28)
  [2522] Integrated public Transport - what could be done for Melksham - (2009-12-01)
  [2533] Five guests, three groups, one car - (2009-12-11)
  [2662] Is Melksham public transport actually used? - (2010-03-05)
  [2672] Dear Planners, please provide viable alternatives - (2010-03-11)
  [2771] Melksham to Calne by public transport - (2010-05-20)
  [2789] Melksham to London (Heathrow, and Central London) - (2010-06-02)
  [2791] Bath to Melksham buses - times - (2010-06-03)
  [2857] Park and Ride at Batheaston - will it solve Wiltshires Ills? - (2010-07-06)
  [2903] Bath to Devizes bus via Melksham - changing again in September - (2010-08-04)
  [2919] London to Calne, Corsham, Melksham, Bradford-on-Avon, Chippenham by public Transport - (2010-08-13)
  [2933] Bath - Melksham - Devizes buses from September - (2010-08-23)
  [2958] What do these road markings mean? Could Confusion Kill? - (2010-09-17)
  [2982] Travel, Transport and Tourism - A vision for Melksham, 2026 - (2010-10-03)
  [2983] Strong arm tactics in the bus industry? Poor result for the customer! - (2010-10-03)
  [3126] Car Parking in Melksham - thoughts on the proposed scheme, and wider thoughts too - (2011-01-09)
  [3194] Buses - what they cost and their future direction in the SW and in Wiltshire - (2011-03-06)
  [3290] Changes (and no changes) at Melksham bus stops - (2011-05-15)
  [3301] Using public transport - USA style - (2011-05-25)
  [3404] Buses on the Cambridge Guided Busway - (2011-08-24)
  [3471] Vintage Bus Running Day in Warminster. An example of good bus practise. - (2011-10-09)
  [3486] How important is public transport to people in the Melksham area? - (2011-10-19)
  [3487] Public transport - road and rail - (2011-10-19)
  [3504] Coaches from Trowbridge and Melksham to London - (2011-11-01)
  [3523] When competition is not a good idea - Melksham Bus Absurdity - (2011-11-16)
  [3564] I wish I was not a special case - (2011-12-29)
  [3579] Transport in Cambridgeshire - seen by an outside observer. What can Wiltshire learn? - (2012-01-15)
  [3580] Melksham Area - buses, trains, cycles, and roads. Meeting, 17.1.2012 - (2012-01-15)
  [3631] Getting around Dublin by public transport - some observations - (2012-03-01)
  [3699] Bristol 50? Bristol 25? - (2012-04-17)
  [3849] New bus times - Melksham to Bath - (2012-08-25)
  [3850] Bus times - Chippenham Station to Melksham, with London connections - (2012-08-25)
  [3866] Celebrate! Buses from Meksham to Bath - (2012-09-18)
  [3879] Mixed mode travel - Information systems - (2012-10-03)
  [3893] Public Transport across Wiltshire - a new map - (2012-10-13)
  [3904] Want to help us improve transport in Wiltshire? Here is how! - (2012-10-26)
  [3929] Melksham Bus Issues - to be raised at First Bus Customer Panel - (2012-11-21)
  [3937] Agenda for Wiltshire Link Travel groups meeting, Saturday 1st December 2012 - (2012-11-27)
  [3938] A long overdue meeting - a steeping stone towards coordinate transport user inputs - (2012-12-02)
  [3951] Christmas Bus Schedule for Melksham - First Bus - (2012-12-14)
  [4022] A request for all of Melksham transport groups to work integrated - (2013-03-01)
  [4023] Melksham to Chippenham (Station) bus services - times and routes - (2013-03-01)
  [4032] Easier public transport from Melksham to Bristol Airport - (2013-03-06)
  [4108] The painful cost of local travel to Melksham - (2013-06-01)
  [4111] Zigzag bus - forward for the future, or decaying service? - (2013-06-09)
  [4113] Wiltshire and Melksham Transport - what is going on? - (2013-06-09)
  [4123] New timetables from 28th July - bus routes 271 and 272 - (2013-06-24)
  [4124] Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge bus changes next month - (2013-06-26)
  [4143] Bus times - Melksham to Bath from 28th July 2013 - (2013-07-25)
  [4149] Bus changes to Bath - good idea, but I despair at information available - (2013-08-08)
  [4150] Melksham Regular Public Transport Map - as at August 2013 - (2013-08-09)
  [4152] Why are bus fares so high? - (2013-08-18)
  [4171] Mapping road accidents in Melksham and elsewhere too - (2013-09-12)
  [4179] Changing transport and destinations - looking forward to a good future - (2013-09-19)
  [4181] Grumbling about trains? Buses can be far worse! - (2013-09-29)
  [4186] Melksham to Bath and Zigzag buses - at a turning point? - (2013-10-06)
  [4190] A radical proposal - a cheap and effective way to provide home to city commuter transport - (2013-10-11)
  [4191] Getting people to and from Melksham Station - not 20 but 700 times a day - (2013-10-12)
  [4192] A positive progress behind the scenes - (2013-10-14)
  [4194] TransWilts Link - meeting notes from 19th October - (2013-10-20)
  [4228] Mallory Place, The Spa, Wellington Drive, Melksham - a Christmas present for you - (2013-12-26)
  [4240] Melksham Rail Link - (2014-01-27)
  [4247] You wait a long time - then buses come in threes. It's timetabled that way! - (2014-03-09)
  [4257] Over a pound a kilometre - my bus in Weston-super-mare - (2014-04-06)
  [4263] Chippenham - Melksham - Trowbridge, public transport over Easter (2014) - (2014-04-12)
  [4286] Reaction in Radstock to new First bus prices - (2014-07-12)
  [4290] National Express replaced by train and by Megabus from Chippenham to London - (2014-07-16)
  [4425] A Welsh valley - what the transport looks like in 2015 - (2015-02-14)
  [4500] The TransWilts Community Intergrated Transport Corridor - (2015-05-29)
  [4546] Is the RUH hopper a limited, duplicate service running unnecessarily and at high cost? - (2015-10-18)
  [4547] RUH Hopper - experience and thoughts forward - (2015-10-20)
  [4592] A comparison of the public transport alternatives to the Royal United Hospital, Bath - from Melksham. - (2015-12-06)
  [4615] Questions for First (West of England) - (2016-01-05)
  [4619] Buses - not about the buses, but about the people who use the buses - (2016-01-10)
  [4624] Campaigning for a sensible bus solution and not against anyone! - (2016-01-17)
  [4629] Making travel time useful time on public transport - (2016-01-22)
  [4631] What would the Wiltshire Council bus cuts mean for Melksham? - (2016-01-25)
  [4636] Rail user groups worried about what is happening on the buses - (2016-01-31)
  [4639] Working out the costs of running a bus service through the day - (2016-02-06)
  [4648] Why is bus funding a much hotter topic than a new set of traffic lights? - (2016-02-16)
  [4654] Getting to the Royal United Hospital - the Hopper and the alternatives - (2016-02-24)
  [4660] What is happening on the 231 bus? What are you going to do about it? - (2016-03-04)
  [4664] Mallory Place bus stop - services to Bath - (2016-03-25)
  [4667] Wiltshire Supported Bus consultation - final few days - (2016-03-30)
  [4670] The end, or the start? - (2016-04-05)
  [4683] Saudi Arabia or Weymouth? - (2016-05-22)
  [4690] Buses in Wiltshire - potential changes and where we stand at the moment - (2016-05-30)
  [4692] How are bus support payments currently calculated? - (2016-06-07)
  [4703] What do people use the bus for in Wiltshire - survey interim results. - (2016-07-11)


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