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Welcome to our website

* Revised timetables commencing 10 September 2016 *

*NEW* Saturday service 125 between Lewes and Eastbourne
via Alfriston, will be operated by Cuckmere Buses.

Minor revisions will be made to Thursday's service 44.

and don't forget...
The Cuckmere Valley Ramblerbus operates until 30 October and
Wednesday service 49 from Eastbourne to the Science Centre
operates until 26 October,

when they are withdrawn for the winter.

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

Coast Road Pevensey Bay closed 1 Nov - 16 Dec
Coast Road Pevensey Bay will be closed from 1 November until 16 December and Cuckmere Buses will be operating a 55B shuttle bus to Beachlands in place of Stagecoach service 55.

Our Saturday service 36/37 will also be diverted and operate to a temporary timetable.

For further details please see Latest News.

Timetable booklet
Download our timetable booklet valid from 10 September: Timetables from 10 September (2.2 MB)

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

Service Disruptions

Coast Road Pevensey Bay closed 1 Nov - 16 Dec
For details please see the note above and Latest News.

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
21 October 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
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