The City Of Portsmouth Scout minibus will enable our group leaders to plan the program for the young people to be more adventurous and not stuck in the scout hut.


The minibus is available for hire to non-profit making community and voluntary groups in Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

Our Minibus is a 17-seater Ford Transit which has fully adjustable seat belts to fit people of any age - from pre-school to adult. 

If you need transport for up to 16 people and have a driver, then we may have the solution for you…

Our vehicle is comprehensively insured, the bus is insured for any driver over the age of 25 and under the age of 70. for any Scout, Guide, community or educational group to use for social, domestic or pleasure purposes. All you need is a driver that qualifies, complete the forms and it’s all yours for your event.

Choose from our extremely competitive session rates to fit your needs, just contact us if you need something a little different. We’ll do what we can to accommodate.

The bus is fitted with a tow bar. We also have breakdown cover on the vehicle.


Current costs which are to cover the running of the minibus are:- Charges - As of 1st November 2018

The charging method works on a sliding scale with the hire rate reducing the longer you have the bus on a continuous hire

Evening hire (after 18.00 hrs) £20.00

Weekends (Friday eve – Sunday eve) £80.00

First 1-3 Days @ £35 Per a Day

Days 4-6 @ £25 Per a Day

Days 7 @ £20 Per a Day

If you would like to collect and use the minibus for the evening before your first full day of hire there is an additional charge of £10

Please note that hire fees are correct as at 1 November 2018, but are subject to change without prior notice.  Thank you for your continued support.

A £250.00 holding cheque to cover any accidental damage is required. 

To Book Minibus please complete form with requested dates

We will get back to you within a week to let you know if it is available.


Minibus Booking Secretary (Phil)


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