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Alresford Carshare (241)

What is the Alresford Carshare?

It is a public transport service for residents of:

  • Tichborne

  • Cheriton

  • Kilmeston

  • Beauworth

The carshare is similar to a bus service only a 'private hire vehicle' picks passengers up instead of a bus. These services are often put in place when a bus service no longer operates in the area and can be known as either a Taxishare or Carshare.


Where can I travel to?

You can travel to:

  • Alresford

The vehicle will pick you up from your nearest bus stop. If you are unable to get to a bus stop due to a mobility issue then you can get picked up from your home address or a convenient place nearby. You will need to discuss this when you register.


Can anyone use this carshare?

Anyone living in Tichborne, Cheriton, Kilmeston and Beauworth, who want to travel into Alresford can use the Carshare.


When can I travel?

The is a bookable service operating on Tuesdays only, to a set timetable.

Journeys to Alresford

Beauworth: 9.25am

Kilmeston: 9.35am

Cheriton Village Hall (only): 9.40am

Tichborne: 9.50am

Arrive in Alresford: 9.55am

Journeys from Alresford

Depart Alresford: 11.45am

Tichborne: 11.50am

Cheriton Village Hall (only): 12 noon

Kilmeston: 12.05pm

Beauworth: 12.15pm


What does it cost?

The Carshare costs £1 each way.

If you have a Hampshire County Council disabled person's bus pass you can travel free on this service. If you have a Hampshire County Council issued Older Person's bus pass, you may use it on this taxishare service in accordance with the rules of the scheme. If you have a pass issued by any other English Local Authority you can travel for free on any journey departing from your stop after 09:30.  In all cases show your pass to the Taxishare/Carshare driver each time you travel otherwise you will need to pay.


How do I book?

Before you can use the 241 Carshare you need to register with Hampshire County Council by calling the number below. You will then be sent membership information with the booking number to ring when you would like to travel.

To use the service you must book your seat. You must book by 4pm the day before you wish to travel and you can book as far in advance as you like.

For more information on any of the Taxishare and Carshares in Hampshire please call the Community Transport Team on 01962 846786.

Details of any Taxishare/ Carshare schemes in your area can be found by using the Transport Search.


A leaflet about the service is available to download below.

Alresford Carshare Leaflet Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 184kb (241)

Other carshares/taxishares in the Winchester Area: