2023 05 05 – New Bus Service approved through Oving Parish!


Residents and visitors to West Sussex will soon benefit from a new bus route between Chichester and Littlehampton as part of the West Sussex Bus Service Improvement Plan.

The new 500 service will be run by Stagecoach South and will commence in July 2023 initially for 2 years. The route will run between Chichester, Shopwhyke, Tangmere, Fontwell, Barnham, Yapton and Littlehampton. Buses will run every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays and into the evening.

The service will provide express services linking up towns and villages including:

  • Littlehampton (rail link)
  • Climping (south)
  • Ford
  • Yapton
  • Barnham (rail link)
  • Eastergate
  • Fontwell
  • Tangmere
  • Shopwyke
  • East Chichester
  • Chichester (rail link)

For more information:

Contract awarded

Decision – Delivery of Bus Services Enhanced Partnership Schemes – contract award for the 55X bus service OKD66 (22/23) (moderngov.co.uk)