Community & Other Bus Services

East Sussex County Council maintain a list of local community bus services operated by various companies and organisation. Click here for further information.External link logo

Cuckmere Buses


Cuckmere Buses

Cuckmere Buses 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 ast CCB is a volunteer and keen to look after you - try us one day! Our 16-seater minibuses are available for Private Hire External link logo at very competitive rates. External link logo

Compass Travel

Compass Travel

Compass opertates a convenient network of bus and school contract services throughout East & West Sussex, Brighton and into Surrey. Places served include Alfriston, Seaford, Polegate Berwick and Eastbourne.

With our fleet of luxury coaches, along with professional, uniformed drivers, we aim to provide one of the best coach hire and contract experiences in Sussex. External link logo

Bus Enquiries: 01903 690025
Coach Enquiries: 01903 264077

Bus Services


The Two Terminuses

It is about a ten minute walk between the North Harbour bus terminus at the end of Pacific Drive, and the South Harbour terminus at the end of Atlantic Drive. Each terminus is served by a separate, hourly service.

A special bus lane linking the North and South Harbours has been promised for years, but at present there is no cross-harbour bus route.

Bus Routes from the Harbour

From North Harbour (End of Pacific Drive) - Stagecoach bus No. 5 operates an hourly service to and from central Eastbourne.  Pacific Drive - ASDA - Bridgemere Rd - Town Centre.

From South Harbour (End of Atlantic Drive) -Stagecoach bus No. 5A operates an hourly service to and from central Eastbourne. Atlantic Drive - Beatty Rd - Bridgemere Rd - Town Centre.

Bus Routes to the Harbour from Eastbourne

From Eastbourne Town Centre, near Terminus Road.

To North Harbour, Pacific Drive (hourly via ASDA) - Route 5

To South Harbour, Atlantic Drive (hourly via Beatty Road)- Route 5A

Other Services from Town serve the stops on Pevensey Road

Timetables and Maps.

Stagecoach BusesDirect link to the timetables section of the Satgecoach website (enter 5 or 5A for the timetables)  Click here... External link logo
Contact Stagecoach for further information External link logo

Dotto Train (May to September)

Runs hourly all the way along Eastbourne prom from Atlantic Drive via Langney Point to Holywell just beneath the Downs. Saturdays and Sundays from 27 May to 25 June 2017 and every day from 1 July to 3 September 2017. 

Dotto also runs on Bank Holiday Monday 29 May 2017. The Dotto train will not run between 17 and 20 August 2017 due to the Eastbourne Airbourne event. More info route map and timetables... External link logo

Sight Seeing Open Top Bus

Runs half-hourly from the Pier on a circular (and usually pretty breezy) route to Beachy Head and back with a few stops along the way. Ticket valid for 24 hours.