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Public Transport

Help with planning your journey using public transport.

Have you considered sharing your journey and halving the cost of travel?

Go online to Kentjourneyshare to find out about car sharing. You can register for free and explore the opportunities to share your journey to work. Kentjourneyshare is a free, simple and secure scheme that enables you to register your car, bike, taxi and walk journey and find others to share the costs.

The main bus operator within the borough is Arriva South East. You will find information about timetables, tickets and service updates on their website.

Arriva has been undertaking a comprehensive review of its services in the Tunbridge Wells/Tonbridge area and will be introducing changes in April which will help improve reliability and give improved Sunday services. The new services take effect from Sunday 2 April.

The Royal Tunbridge Wells Shopper Hopper, or Arriva's service 281 the town centre bus link, provides a frequent service between the main shopping centres, the rail station and the historic parts of Tunbridge Wells.

Maps showing all bus routes and services in the area are available on the Kent County Council website.

Journey planners are useful tools to see what transport options are available to get you from point A to point B. Traveline South East helps you to plan your journey using public transport, with apps to download for your mobile device.

National Rail

Southeastern run most rail services in Kent.

Visit the National Rail Enquiries website for timetable, disruption and fare information.

Local railways

Several local railways run in Kent, two of which are in our local area, please contact the relevant company for further details.

International rail services

Passenger services: The Eurostar runs from London and Ashford to Europe, including to Lille, Paris, Brussels and Avignon.

Car services: Eurotunnel runs car and freight services from Folkestone to Calais.

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