Local Transport

Bus Services

The 231 and 331 bus service running through Burwash parish between Uckfield and Etchingham Station via Heathfield is operated by Compass Travel. Click here for the current timetable.

Comprehensive timetable and journey planning information for all public bus services and trains is available from the Traveline website www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk.  For Traveline enquiries by telephone call 0871 200 22 33.

For information about bus services in East Sussex, including a bus map, visit East Sussex County Council’s website www.eastsussex.gov.uk/roadsandtransport


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.

For live updates, accessibility and additional information on train travel visit Trainline.

Bistro@thestation is a local community enterprise at Etchingham station 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 Village Cars 01435 883478 mobile 07966 289758

Burwash Taxis 01435 883803   Mobile: 07931 605057

Thorn Taxis:01435 860860  Mobile & Texts: 07827 451177  Email : thorn-taxis@outlook.com

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.

See here for more information.

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