Open Top Bus

Back for 2019 

Stagecoach has confirmed that the hugely popular route 69 open-top bus will be returning to Thanet this summer. Take in the coastal views with some fresh sea air!

The route 69 bus stops at the following:

1 - Stone Bay
2 - Broadstairs, Queen's Road
3 - Broadstairs, Victoria Parade
4 - Dumpton Gap
5 - Granville Theatre
6 - Ramsgate Harbour
7 - West Cliff, Boating Pool

For a ride on the open-top bus, you can buy single tickets. These tickets are for a single journey the length of the route, or between any two intermediate stops. Single tickets can be purchased on the bus from the bus driver and cost just £2 for adults and £1 for children

You can also buy a dayrider ticket which allows use of route 69 bus plus other Stagecoach buses in the Thanet dayrider zone all day. Thanet dayrider tickets can be purchased on the bus from the bus driver or on the Stagecoach Bus App.

For full details of route and times, view the timetable 

Opening Times

*Daily 6-22 April
*Every weekend through to 19 May
*Daily 25 May - 2 June (Half Term week)
*Every weekend through to 21 July (plus Friday 21 June - Dickens Festival)
*Daily 24 July - 1 September
*Every weekend to 29 September
*Additional service for Broadstairs Food Festival Friday 4 - Sunday 6 October


Running between Boating Pool, Ramsgate and Stone Bay, Broadstairs

Entry Price

Single ticket Adult £2, Child £1