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Buses run from about 7am to 730pm on weekdays.Saturday service is very limited and buses do not run on Sundays or holidays.
The main interchange point for local buses is in the town centre at Brech, about 800 metres fron the railway station. Some routes do serve the railway station.
Niort has bus connections to such nearby towns as Bessuire, Parthenay, Melle, Chail, St Gelais and Brioux. These buses leave from the bus station, which is adjacent to the railway station. The bus station has no enquiry or ticket office.
Buses are infrequent and irregular with very limited service at weekends and on holidays.
The central area has been pedestrianised. Niort is a walkable town, but if you need it a free bus runs around the central area every ten minutes on weekdays and Saturdays. It also runs on Sunday afternoons in summer. Details in the local bus website as above.