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Tunbridge Wells buses

For an old-meets-new day out or week-long jaunt, head to Tunbridge Wells. The royal town offers retail therapy, picturesque gardens, castles and much more, so whether it’s a half-term treat or a couple’s getaway, you’ll find it. Take the hassle out of getting to Tunbridge Wells by using the bus. You’ll get there for less with Stagecoach. 

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Tunbridge Wells bus tickets and bus passes

Explore Tunbridge Wells and the South East by bus.

Unlimited travel comes easily for adults, children and young people with the Stagecoach DayRider passes. If you’re under 19, you can enjoy discounts with a valid ID. Travel to Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and more on one ticket – simply buy on the bus or on the Stagecoach mobile app

See the South for even longer on our 7-day tickets, available to buy on the mobile app or when you purchase a smart card online. If you’re sticking around for longer, you can upgrade your passes to a four-week MegaRider – great for longer trips or commuting.

If you live in the area, you can turn these four-week discounts into a rolling direct debit. Simply top up your smart card and travel for as long as you like with our MegaRider Xtra options.

For student discounts, head to our concessions page, where you’ll find Eastbourne and South East StudentRider savings for the whole year. Alternatively, those of State Pension age or with a disability may qualify for free travel. All you need to do is ask your local council for a concessionary pass and we’ll do the rest.
If you don’t qualify, don’t panic – you can still get around for less thanks to our DayRider, EveningRider and Discovery passes.


Popular Tunbridge Wells routes

Explore all of Kent and East Sussex by bus.


Explore the attractions in Heathfield from Tunbridge Wells

Tire the kids out with a trip to Heathfield, which is home to a myriad of attractions including a trampoline park and adventure farm. You can get there on the number 252, which leaves from Victoria Place at 17 and 55 minutes past the hour.

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Flexibility in tickets

With such a wide variety of bus passes on offer, there’s no need to splash out on a taxi. From singles to MegaRiders and discounted concession fares – there’s an affordable Stagecoach ticket for every customer in the Tunbridge Wells area.


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Explore the outdoors

More of an outdoorsy type? See areas of outstanding natural beauty in Hurst Green, from castles to nature reserves. Get there on the number 254, which departs from Victoria Place at 33 minutes past the hour.

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Tunbridge Wells Availability

Don’t stress about advanced booking with Stagecoach. Our Tunbridge Wells services operate regularly, 7 days a week – check out our timetable to know when the bus you want is passing your stop. Find out how much you could save and plot your journey with Stagecoach today - just download the Stagecoach app or search for your destination online.

Tunbridge Wells bus station

There is no bus station in Tunbridge Wells, but you can catch Stagecoach routes from Victoria Place. This is a bus only and pedestrianised zone, so there’s no danger of getting caught in traffic. The area also features a local high street complete with facilities including cafés and restaurants.

Please ensure you arrive at your bus stop around 10 to 15 minutes before your bus departure time. If you don’t know when your next bus is, you can find more information on the Stagecoach mobile app.


Travel in Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells is on a mainline route into London, as well as many other popular destinations in Kent, so its main train station can become very busy at commuting hours. To avoid peak travel fares, enjoy unlimited journeys with Stagecoach instead. You’ll find discounts across our daily, monthly and multi-week tickets.

What’s more, there’s no need to worry about paper tickets. Simply download the Stagecoach mobile app and upload your day or weekly tickets, or grab yourself a smart card for easy touching in. We even take contactless payments, so don’t panic about change. We’ll take the stress out of travelling, whether you’re getting from A to B or just visiting. Get there without the hassle on the bus.

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