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Welcome to our website

Our Wednesday service 49 to the Observatory Science Centre
recommences on 17 February 2016

Operates from Eastbourne Terminus Road (Stop A)
via Eastbourne Seafront, Langney and Pevensey Castle

The Cuckmere Valley Ramblerbus weekend service 47
recommences on Good Friday 25 March 2016

to a REVISED Sunday timetable
Berwick-Alfriston-Seaford-Seven Sisters-Wilmington-Berwick

Sunday & Bank Holiday service 126 summer times
recommence Good Friday 25 March 2016

to a REVISED Sunday timetable

For full details please see our
timetable page

Our Vision is being the Community Bus Service of choice in our area.

Our Mission is providing a safe, reliable and courteous local bus, serving those rural and urban communities in our part of East Sussex not served by the commercial bus companies.

Our buses have been serving the communities of the Cuckmere Valley in beautiful East Sussex since 1976, taking people to their nearest towns for shopping, for appointments, or for pleasure. We provide transport links to many villages including Alfriston, Ripe, Waldron, East Dean and Polegate and we also operate Town Bus services in Hailsham & Seaford as well as Leisure Services through the South Downs National Park. Everyone in our organisation is a volunteer and keen to look after you - try us one day!

Our 16-seater minibuses are available for Private Hire at very competitive rates.

Cuckmere Buses fleet

Latest News

Service 49 to Herstmonceux Science Centre recommences 17 February.

Summer timetables recommence on the Ramblerbus and service 126 on Good Friday 25 March.

Winter timetable booklet
Download our timetable booklet:
Winter Timetable Booklet (2MB)

Bus stop E Terminus Road Eastbourne
From 20th July 2015 all Cuckmere Bus services that normally use bus stop E, will move to bus stop A to allow for building work for the Arndale Centre redevelopment. Services 41 and 126 will still depart from stop M which is unaffected, but passengers will alight at stop A.

Service Disruptions
Our services 38, 40 and 126 can be disrupted due to flooding at Alfriston and in the Cuckmere Valley, with short notice diversions and cancellations. For further details please see our disruption page.
Severe Weather
Please check Traveline for disruption to our services during severe weather.
Site last updated
22 January 2016

Discovery ticket

Queens Award for Voluntary Services.

We are very pleased to have been awarded the
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Community Transport Association's Quality Mark

We are very pleased to have been awarded the
Community Transport Association's Quality Mark
Cuckmere Buses is the trading name of Cuckmere Community Bus Ltd
Registered Office: The Old Rectory, Litlington, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5RB.
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