Rotherham Community Transport is a Community Organisation registered as an Industrial and Provident Society with charitable status, we provide a range of safe, reliable, flexible accessible transport services for people who have
mobility difficulties and for community groups.
The services include:
- Our Handybus and RotherRide services are specifically designed for people who can't use ordinary bus services. It offers you the freedom to travel door-to-door, anywhere within the Rotherham area. Different book ahead periods and fares apply for Handybus, and RotherRide depending on how far in advance you want to book and the length of your journey.
Dial-A-Bus (Shoppa Service)
- Dial-A-Bus is a door-to-door shopping service taking passengers from their homes to local shopping facilities. Our Shoppabus services run to a regular timetable linking local communities with town centre and local shopping facilities. A low cost flat fare applies. Bookings can be made from six days ahead up until 15:00 on the day before travel.
- RotherRide offers a range of door-to-door transport services using accessible minibuses, taxis and cars, designed for people who do not own their own transport and who live within the RotherRide operating area, all of which can be booked by telephone. To join simply complete a membership application form. Our RotherRide service offers you the freedom to travel door to door anywhere within the RotherRide operating area. Different book ahead periods and fares apply for RotherRide depending on how far in advance you want to book and the length of your journey.
- You don't need to limit your horizons to local travel. Our HandyRover service is designed for destinations outside the Rotherham area and offers flexible transport for your journeys. You can book journeys any time from six months ahead up to 2 days before travel.
- This service is specially designed for people with a learning difficulty. The service operates Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings. BusClub members can also use the Handybus and RotherRide services.
- Why not take advantage of a Shopmobility scooter to help you get around more easily. You can scoot around the shops in Rotherham or Dinnington town centres. The Shopmobility Centre in Rotherham is based at 2 Effingham Square and is open Monday to Friday 09:00 until 17:00 and Saturday 09:00 until 16:30 in Dinnington. You can book Shopmobility any time from six months ahead up to the day before.
- If you need transport for a community group outing or any other community event this service can help you. Rotherham Community Transport offers affordable, accessible transport for community groups and voluntary organisations within the Rotherham area who need help with transport for their members to enable them to take part in group activities.
All kinds of groups can register to use the minibuses, although the buses are not available for private hire or commercial purposes.
Rotherham Community Transport
2 Effingham Square
Tel: 01709 517100
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