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Chalkwell Publish New ‘Island Buses’ Network for Sheppey

We are very pleased to unveil our new Island Buses network, which replaces the current bus network from 12th July. This includes the 360, 361 and 367 routes as well as the new 362 serving West Minster and Queens Way

Details of times, fares and routes can be found at

Island Buses is a fresh new network for Sheppey, with clear and easily availabile information, designed with the customer in mind. We accept all concessionary bus passes, as well as the Kent Travel Saver and 16+ passes for access to schools. Our buses operate using enhanced Covid-Secure proceedures, for the safety of our staff and customers.

Buses will also take contactless payments onboard as well as cash. We ask that customers reduce the use of cash where possible in order to minimise the possibility of Covid transmission.

There are some key changes in order to assist with reliability and improving the customer experience. The routes and changes are as follows:

360 Sheerness to Minster, Eastchurch, Warden Bay and Leysdown

  • Only serves Eastchurch Prisons on Sundays, with the Monday to Saturday service providing journeys that are more direct
  • Will provide transport for with KCC passes attending Oasis Academy.

361 Sheerness to Sheerness East, Morrisons, Rushenden and Queenborough

  • Will operate via Halfway (not Brielle Way), doubling the number of buses per hour between Sheerness and Halfway
  • Operates a one-way loop via Morrisons Rushenden and Queenborough
  • Takes children with KCC passes attending Oasis Academy

362 New Service between Sheerness, West Minster, Queens Way and St George’s Avenue.

  • Replaces the sections of 360 and 361 that currently serve this area.
  • In order to improve reliability and reduce journey times the 362 will not be going down Edenbridge Drive. Customers can use the bus stops in Hawthorn Avenue.

367 Sheerness to Eastchurch and Warden Point

  • Will serve Eastchurch Prisons Monday to Saturday on certain key journeys.
  • Will provide transport for with KCC passes attending Oasis Academy.
  • Pupils attending Oasis Acadmey Sheerness campus to use the stops at the junction of Coronation Road and the High Street, instead of the school grounds.
  • Will operate via Wards Hill and not via The Leas and Seaside Avenue.

Island Buses to Sittingbourne Schools

  • Daily transport to Sittingbourne Schools from Sheerness and Minster.
  • Kent Travel Saver and 16+ Passes are accepted on all journeys.

As a local faimly business we look forwards to serving the people of Sheppey, providing vital transport links to many communities.

Anyone requiring a paper version of the timetable should submit their details at or call 01795 423982. Paper timetables will be available in the next couple of weeks.