East Chiltington is served by only limited public transport. This page provides information on what is available.


The nearest train stations are at Plumpton and Cooksbridge, with direct trains to London Victoria and Lewes/Eastbourne. For details of times please visit the Southern Rail website.


A public bus service is provided by Compass Travel. https://www.compass-travel.co.uk Service 167 and service 168 provide a limited service to either Lewes or Burgess Hill. Please check the compass website for current days/times. Service 166 between Lewes and Haywards Heath stops on the B2116 at the northern end of Novington Lane. The timetable is accessible on the Compass Travel website.

Voluntary drivers’ scheme

The Plumpton voluntary drivers scheme covers East Chiltington and can take you to a doctor or hospital appointment. Trips must be booked in advance and a donation is required to cover fuel costs.

Details are available from: Gill Medhurst
Telephone: 01273 890055

CTLA: Transport for the community

Lewes Area Community Bus (Diala-Ride) is a door to door transport service available to people living in East Chiltington who might find it difficult to use ordinary bus services, due to mobility problems or just because there are no services available at the times they are needed. They operate a fleet of minibuses and most vehicles are wheelchair accessible. All are easily accessible for all people with mobility problems. Give them a call and they will collect you from home and take you to Lewes for shopping, college or appointments. Registering to use the service is easy and free. Transport must be
booked in advance and a little flexibility is useful.

Call 01273 517332 for more details.


Anyone can book a ride with the on-demand transport service for the price of a standard bus fare. You can book by phone on 01273 078203 or with the app: eastsussex.gov.uk/Flexi-Bus