Getting Around

The Plymouth Citybus Weekender Ticket

Tired legs are no more! Plymouth Citybus have kindly supported the Plymouth Art Weekender and created a special bus ticket for traveling between the many different venues. Whilst traveling look out for performances and art happening on buses during the Weekender.

Plymouth Art Weekender Ticket = £5  (unlimited travel in zones 1 and 2 between 12 noon on Friday 22nd September and 12 midnight on Sunday 24th September)

Plymouth Art Weekender Family Ticket = £10  (unlimited travel for up to 2 adults and 3 children in zones 1 and 2 between 12 noon on Friday 22nd September and 12 midnight on Sunday 24th September)

Tickets will be available from the driver between the times stated above or you can buy in advance via the Plymouthbus mobile app.

Bus timetables available at All City Centre buses depart/ return to Royal Parade in the centre. 


The Weekender Bus Sessions!

Saturday 23rd September
Kindly supported by Citybus and organised by Visual Arts Plymouth activators

 No.21 Departing from Royal Parade, stop A1 at 10.05am.  Circular route- returns to Royal Parade.

The Badge Making Bus

Join Erin on the number 21 between 10am and 12 noon, when she will be creating one off bespoke Art Weekender badges free of charge for passengers to take and share.

Organising artist Erin Bailey

No.50 Departing from Royal Parade, Stop A4 12.25pm.  Circular route- returns to Royal Parade.

The WonderZoo bus tour of Plymouth

Take a trip in Creative Lunacy; just jump on the bus and join in the WonderZoo madness featuring Fantasy Orchestra Plymouth, Comedy Avengers with Richard James and crew, Nick Ingram MC and Peter Davey.

Organising artist Peter Davey

No.34 Departing from Royal Parade, stop A2 10.10am and continuing all day.  Circular route- returns to Royal Parade.


A visually immersive spectacle orbiting the city, the top floor of the number 34 bus will gradually with large, pink orbs, to be experienced by travellers within and passers-by without. The orbs’ visibility and growing mass suggests the gradual permeation of art throughout the city during and beyond the Weekender.

Organising artist Laura Hopes

Bike Hire

Bike hire is available from:

Rockets and Rascals, 7 Parade, Barbican, PL1 2JL, 01752 262170,

Plymouth Bike Hire, Coypool Park and Ride, PL7 4TB, just off the A38 at the Plympton junction. Weekends Only. 07577 279928,


Taxi First 01752 222 222

Plymouth Taxis 01752 606 060

Need-A-Cab 01752 666 222

Tower Cabs 01752 252 525

Taxi ranks can be found at the Train Station, both ends of Royal Parade (City Centre), and the Barbican. 

Barbican to Royal William Yard Ferry

A ferry runs every day between the Barbican to Royal William Yard. For times go to