Bus Schedule

Tournament bus schedule between Douglas Promenade and Comis Hotel 9 - 21 October

There will be a daily bus service between Douglas Promenade and the Comis Hotel for the period 9 to 21 October, plus a daily return service.

This service is for the use of players and officials of the Grand Swiss, Major and Minor tournaments. Those accompanying the players (e.g. spouses, parents, coaches) are welcome if there is sufficient space.

The two pick-up points on the Promenade are the Villa Marina lay-by and the Best Western Hotel.
Most days, two double-decker buses will arrive on the Promenade at 14:00, and the return buses will leave the Comis at 20:00 and 22:00.  Any players still playing after 22:00 who need to return to the Promenade will receive free alternative transport.

Note the variations to the service on 9 October (Grand Swiss players' meeting at 18:00 and opening ceremony at 19:00) and on 21 October (early start, with closing ceremony around 21:00, preceded by buffet)

The timetable of tournament buses is available to download as a pdf or you can see the schedule for each day by clicking the headings below.

 

16:45

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

18:00

Player Meeting

19:00

Opening Ceremony

21:30

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker & 1 x single decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 1 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 2 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 3 Start

Major & Minor Round 1 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 4 Start

Major & Minor Round 2 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 5 Start

Major & Minor Round 3 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 6 Start

Major & Minor Round 4 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

1 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Rest day

Major & Minor Round 5 Start

20:00

Bus depart: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 7 Start

Major & Minor Round 6 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 8 Start

Major & Minor Round 7 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

13:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

1 x double decker

14:00

Major & Minor Rapid Play Start

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

1 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 9 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

14:00

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

15:00

Grand Swiss Round 10 Start

20:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

22:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

12:30

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

2 x double decker

13:30

Grand Swiss Round 11 Start

18:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker

19:30

Bus(es) departing: Promenade to Comis

1 x double decker

23:00

Bus(es) departing: Comis to Promenade

1 x double decker & 1 x single decker

 

Douglas Promenade Stops: Villa Marina lay-by & Best Western Palace Hotel

Comis Hotel Stops: Outside the Comis main entrance on all days, plus the Golf Club for the period 12 to 19 October inclusive.

Public bus service provided by Bus Vannin: The Comis Hotel is a short walk away from the Mount Murray bus stop (near Newtown Estate) on the main Airport - Douglas bus route.
Bus numbers for this route: 1, 1A, 1H, 2, 2A, 11, 12, 12A & N1
PDF schedules for this route are available from the following links: Monday - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Additionally a free app is available from http://www.ziptrip.co.uk/ with live bus time and location updates and journey planning. General information about Isle of Man bus services is available at https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/bus-vannin/

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