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Moorlands Connect

This is a great way to get out and about, or see friends and relatives in other villages without using your car.

moorlands-connect-busThe service is available for anyone who lives, works or visits in the area. There is no age restriction. We can accommodate people with wheelchairs, pushchairs or bicycles.

This service can take you from your home address (wherever possible) to your destination or as close as possible, however, you must book ahead.

The service's operating area also includes passengers travelling from Oakamoor, Alton and Greendale. Passengers from these areas will be transported to and from Cheadle or Denstone to connect for onward journeys only.

Where does the service run?

This service operates around six community 'hubs':

  • Flash
  • Longnor
  • Warslow
  • Hartington
  • Waterhouses
  • Leek

For more information, please see the area map:

When does the service run?

  • Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm

During term time the buses will be undertaking school routes so they will be unavailable for a short period of time in the morning and afternoon.

How much does it cost?

  • Adults
    £3.00 single or £5.00 return

  • Children aged 5 to 19 years
    £1.30 per journey

  • Children under 5
    Free

How do I book?

If you are phoning us

The line is open between 8am to 5pm on Monday to Friday. Calls are charged at normal rates.

Group bookings can also be made on this booking line.

Booking is available on the day but you must give 2 hours notice prior to your journey time. Please remember the "Dial a Ride" option is on a first come first served basis.

If you are emailing us

You will need to tell us:

  • where you are travelling from
  • where you are going
  • if you require a return journey
  • what time you would like to travel

Also, if the booking is for a wheelchair user, please let us know.

Please note: you will need to give 48 hours notice when making a booking by email.  

Further information

If you have a question, please take a look at the most frequently asked questions and see if the answer to yours is there.

If this does not answer your questions, please contact us.

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