Support if you have difficulty using public transport

Community transport is for people who are unable or find it difficult to use public transport. This may be due to:

  • age
  • illness
  • disability

Usually services are run by non-profit organisations and volunteers.

Transport provided

Depending on the service, they may offer:

  • transport to GP surgeries and hospitals
  • transport to social and shopping trips
  • access to a community bus
  • volunteer car drivers

Getting transport

To find out what services are in your area, contact the Community Transport Hub.

They can not make or take any bookings but can advise you on the most suitable method of transport in your area to meet your needs.

The office is open 9am to 12.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Chiltern dial-a-ride

If you live in or close to the Chiltern District, you can access the Chiltern-dial-a-ride service.

This service provides:

  • door to door, round-trips
  • specially equipped vehicles with wheelchair access
  • trained and caring drivers

There is an £20 annual membership for this service.

For more information, visit Chilterns Dial-a-Ride website .

Flexible and on-demand minibus services

In the High Wycombe area, Carousel Buses offer a shared transport service that allows you to choose your pick-up and drop-off locations and times.

For details on how to book and the areas that it covers, visit the Wycombe PickMeUp website.

This service is funded by the government's Rural Mobility Fund.

Help with travel costs to appointments

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for the NHS healthcare travel cost scheme.