Somerset County Council is the local authority which operate buses. You can visit their website for more information or contact them here. There are other bus/transport service providers which are privately owned.
Please be advised: Bus operators can change their timetables on any day during the year providing they give the Traffic Commissioners 56 days’ notice.
Please note the bus diversions below during the road works taking place in Oakfield Road 14-18th January 2019
D2 alternative route
From Critchill Road the bus will turn right onto Oakfield Road, then left on Domments Lane, Portland Road. At the end of Portland Road the bus will turn right onto Broadway.
From Broadway the bus will turn left into Portland Road, to Domments Lane. Then right onto Oakfield Road and then left into Critchill Road.
x67 alternative route
The bus will follow the diversion from first section of Oakfield Road (former Police Stn) then turn left into Nunney Road, right into Dommetts Lane, right into the bottom section of Oakfield Road before turning left into Critchill Road and back onto normal route.
D2 – BATH TO FROME
via Hinton Charterhouse, Norton St Philip and Beckington
X34 – CHIPPENHAM TO FROME
via Melksham and Trowbridge
X67 – FROME TO BATH
via Beckington, Norton St Philip, Hinton Charterhouse
184 – FROME TO MIDSOMER NORTON
678 – FROME TO TROWBRIDGE
30 – FROME TOWN SERVICE
serving Keyford, Market Place and Berkley Road
31A/31B – FROME TOWN SERVICE
serving Packsaddle, Stonebridge, Market Place, Lower Innox and Whatcombe. These services replace Frome Local Service 412.
47/X47 – FROME TO WESTBURY TO TROWBRIDGE
via Chapmanslade and Dilton Marsh. This service replaces the 58/X58 bus.
51 – DILTON MARSH TO FROME
circular via Berkley, Standerwick, Brokerswood and Rudge. Wednesdays Only
53/X53 – FROME TO WARMINSTER
via Frome Asda, Corsley and Picket Post (for Longleat)
80 – SHAFTESBURY TO BATH
via Gillingham, Mere, Zeals, Maiden Bradley, Horningsham and Frome. Wednesdays and Saturdays only
81/X81 – GILLINGHAM TO TROWBRIDGE
via Mere, Zeals, Maiden Bradley, Horningsham, Frome and Westbury. Thursdays only
162 – FROME TO SHEPTON MALLET
via Nunney, Whatley, Chantry, Leigh on Mendip, Stoke St Michael, Cranmore and Doulting.
414/424 – FROME TO MIDSOMER NORTON
via Buckland Dinham, Faulkland, Writhlington, Kilmersdon and Radstock.
X69 – FROME TO BRADFORD ON AVON TO MELKSHAM
via Oldford, Beckington, Rode, Holt and Broughton Gifford.
National Express Coaches to London & beyond
Contact them on 08717 818181 or visit their website.
You can buy tickets at Frome Town Hall.
Berrys Coaches – Superfast coaches to London
Contact 01823 331356 or visit their website.
Tickets are also available from our Information Centre point in Frome Town Hall.
to London, Weymouth, Bristol & beyond
The railway Station in Frome is located just off Portway.
Contact 08457 484950 or visit GWR website.
How to apply for a bus pass…
To apply for a concessionary bus pass please download and complete Somerset County Council’s application form here.
You will need to complete this form and send it to them with a recently taken photograph (colour passport style), along with proof of your age, home address and any disability.
What happens next?
Your bus pass application will be assessed and verified by Somerset County Council, and then the pass will be sent directly to your home address. They will also advise if you have not been successful in obtaining a bus pass.