Dial & Ride

 

Bookings can be made by calling 0117 9616016. Please give us as much notice as possible, as there is a large demand for our service.

If you are a holder of a South Gloucestershire Council Diamond Travel Card, then Dial-&-Ride and Doctors Shuttle trips are currently £1.50 or £3 Return

Photo of a woman wearing her handbag on her shoulder boarding a minibus.

Kingswood Community Transport provides accessible vehicles for people who cannot easily use public transport or who are transport-disadvantaged.

KCT's Dial-&-Ride service will allow you to:

  • Visit Family and Friends;

  • Keep doctor and dental appointments;

  • Play an active part in the community.

Photo of a woman with her walking stick boarding a minibus.

The service covers return trips to all hospitals, there is an additional charge for this service. Please speak to the office for further information. The Doctors Shuttle provides trips, both ways, to doctor's surgeries, dentists, opticians and other services residents need.

 

 

How do I register, and what will it cost?

Dial-&-Ride Registration Form in Word format
Dial-&-Ride Registration Form in PDF format
 

To use our Dial-&-Ride and Doctors Shuttle services you first need to become a member of Kingswood Community Transport. This is easy and costs a nominal fee of just £22.50 per year. You can do this by downloading and filling out the Dial-&-Ride Registration form (links above) and sending it to us. You will then receive a letter from us confirming your registration and you can then start making bookings and using our service.

 

Bookings can be made by calling 0117 9616016. Please give us as much notice as possible, as there is a large demand for our service.

We will always do our best to:

  • Accommodate as many journeys as possible;

  • If we are unable to meet your original date we will always try and accommodate you on an alternative date.

If you are a holder of a South Gloucestershire Council Diamond Travel Card, then Dial-&-Ride and Doctors Shuttle trips with cost you a £1.50 per trip. For all other members the cost is £3.00 per trip.

 

Membership

Membership fee and annual renewal is set at £22.50 however members lives at the same address will remain at £20 each (Please note this doesn't apply to Care homes). We also ask you to consider making a donation to Kingswood Community Transport at the time of your renewal. The renewal letters go out at the beginning of April each year and part of our fund raising is donations. As a Charity we rely on charitable donations to maintain the standards of service we currently provide to you and the wider community. If you pay income tax this can also be gift aided, meaning the government would give us a further 25% of your annual fee and donation. 

 

We believe that supporting Kingswood Community Transport in this way is extremely good value for money.