Useful Transport Links

Bus Services

Since Tuesday April 3, 2018 the 231 bus service running through Burwash parish between Uckfield and Etchingham Station via Heathfield has been provided by a new operator - Compass Travel. There is a revised timetable, and a new service, the 331, is operating twice daily "school run times" over the same route. Click here for the timetable from 3rd April 2018

Comprehensive timetable and journey planning information for all public bus services and trains is available from the Traveline website  For Traveline enquiries by telephone call 0871 200 22 33. Traveline charge 12 pence per minute for calls from landlines and mobiles; your phone company may add its own access charge.

For information about bus services in East Sussex, including a bus map, visit East Sussex County Council’s website


All three villages lie on the A265 that links Heathfield with Etchingham and Hurst Green. Here the A265 connects with the A21 - the major road link between London, Sevenoaks and Hastings.

Tunbridge Wells is a 25 minute drive, Battle can be reached in 20 minutes by car, and the coastal towns of Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings are around a 30 minute drive.



SouthEastern trains serve Stonegate (2 miles from Burwash Common) and Etchingham (2 miles from Burwash), both stations are on the London to Hastings line. There is a frequent service of trains in both directions seven days a week. Click here for the latest timetable.

Bistro@thestation, is a local community enterprise offering everything from early morning tea, coffee and breakfast for commuters to regular dinners, pizza nights and Saturday brunches. Their website gives opening times, which vary during the week.


Burwash Taxis 01435 883803   Mobile: 07931 605057

Thorn Taxis:01435 860860  Mobile & Texts: 07827 451177  Email :

Battle Area Community Transport

Battle Area Community Transport provides a Fridays only service (B74) connecting Burwash with Etchingham, Robertsbridge, Mountfield and Battle.  It leaves Burwash (opposite the Store and post office) at 10.55am. The return service leaves Battle at 1.20pm, arriving back in Burwash at 2.10pm. Free concessionary bus passes are valid on this bus.

For more information please visit

Contact details are:

Battle Area Community Transport
Unit 8, Rutherford Business Park
East Sussex
TN33 0TY.
Tel: 01424 772001 

For a full list of events this month, please click here to go to the Burwash Parish Diary. If you have updates or wish to add details of future events please get in touch via