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Welcome to our website

Our Wednesday service 49 to the Observatory Science Centre
recommenced 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
recommenced 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
recommenced 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 125 Lewes to Eastbourne, via Alfriston
From 5 September Compass Buses will no longer operate the Saturday service, but will continue to operate the Monday to Friday service. Cuckmere Buses are pleased to announce that from 10 September we will be operating the Saturday service 125 to a revised timetable.

Charleston Small Wonder Short Story Festival 28 September to 2 October
We will be operating our usual shuttle service from Lewes Rail Station for the 2016 Charleston Festival.

Cuckmere Community Bus awarded Power to Change grant
Read our press release.

Summer timetable booklet
Download our summer timetable booklet, applicable until 10 September 2016: Summer Timetable Booklet (1.2 MB)

Service Disruptions

Hailsham Town Centre
Hailsham High Street is closed for improvement works until November and all of our services will divert via Vicarage Lane and Vicarage Road, with a temporary bus stop outside the Wealden Council Offices.

Severe Weather
Please check Traveline for disruption to our services during severe weather.
Site last updated
12 August 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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