Route 7


On Monday June 29, 2015 there will be a major service change occuring (download the new printable schedule to the left). Route 7 will be modified to operate on an approximately hourly frequency between Newmarket, Stratham and Exeter on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting at 9:30 AM and ending just after 5:00 PM.

For public transit service to Durham, Newington, Portsmouth, Pease, Dover or elsewhere, timely connections to Wildcat Transit Route 5 are available in Newmarket.

The route has been redesigned to help residents affordably access area shopping, medical, social and recreational services. Hourly departures on the days operated will increase the frequency of bus service by nearly 300% over what is currently available on Route 7.

This major service change will involve the addition of new stops as well as the removal and/or relocation of several existing stops in Exeter.

Specifically, the route will run along Portsmouth Avenue, High and Water Streets into and out of downtown Exeter.  Service to the Green Hill / Jady Hill / Chestnut Street neighborhood will be discontinued.  The bus will no longer service Hannaford plaza directly, but relocated bus stops will be available on Portsmouth Avenue.  Other relocated bus stops will be available at Exeter Commons (Rite-Aid), Walgreens and String Bridge.  Service to Exeter Hospital will be "on request" only.

New bus stops will be added on Linden Street at the Seacoast School of Technology and the new Exeter Area YMCA!

For the convenience of our passengers, we will continue to provide service to the Stratham Market Basket Plaza.  However, all other stops in Stratham will be closed effective 6/29/15.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

For more informaton about the "new" Route 7, call our office at (603) 743-5777.

Route 7 - Newmarket / Stratham / Exeter

This schedule takes effect Monday, June 29, 2015.

Schedules read from TOP to BOTTOM. Not sure what you're looking at? How to read the schedule.

PLEASE NOTE:  Wildcat Transit is currently running on its reduced service schedule for the duration of UNH's summer break.  Therefore, connections with Route 5 will be limited to highlighted times only.  It is important to let the driver know if you need to make this connection.


Days of Operation: M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th
Main St. (Downtown Gazebo)Connection 9:34a 10:39a 11:40a 12:41p 2:01p 3:02p 4:08p
Beech St. Ext./Elm St. 9:36 10:41 11:42 12:43 2:03 3:04 4:10
Exeter Rd./Bennett Way (Irving) 9:39 10:44 11:45 12:46 2:06 3:07 4:13
Portsmouth Ave. (Market Basket Plaza) 9:47 10:52 11:53 12:54 2:14 3:15 4:21
Portsmouth Ave./Alumni Dr. 9:51 10:56 11:57 12:58 2:18 3:19 4:25
Water St./String Bridge (Exeter Bandstand) 9:53 10:58 11:59 1:00 2:20 3:21 4:27
Lincoln St. (Exeter Train Station)Connection 9:58 11:03 12:04p 1:05 2:25 3:26 4:32


Days of Operation: M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th M, W, Th
Lincoln St. (Exeter Train Station)Connection 10:05a 11:06a 12:07p 1:36p 2:28p 3:32p 4:39p
Linden St. (SST/YMCA) 10:07 11:08 12:09 *A 2:30 3:34 4:41
Linden St. (Deep Meadow Variety) 10:10 11:11 12:12 *A 2:33 3:37 4:44
Front St. (Exeter Inn) 10:13 11:14 12:15 1:37 2:36 3:40 4:47
Front St. (Exeter Bandstand) 10:15 11:16 12:17 1:39 2:38 3:42 4:49
Portsmouth Ave./Alumni Dr. (Exeter Commons) 10:19 11:20 12:21 1:43 2:42 3:46 4:53
Portsmouth Ave. (Market Basket Plaza) 10:24 11:25 12:26 1:48 2:47 3:51 4:58
Exeter Rd. (McDonald's) 10:33 11:34 12:35 1:57 2:56 4:00 5:07
Main St. (Downtown Gazebo)Connection 10:35 11:36 12:37 1:59 2:58 4:02 5:09
*A The 1:36 PM run does not service the stops on Linden St.