How to get toSpa Valley Railwaycar-free

Visit Spa Valley Railway car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

There are excellent public transport links to both ends of the Spa Valley Railway – Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge.

To Tunbridge Wells
Regular buses run to Tunbridge Wells. Catch bus 29 from Brighton, Lewes, Uckfield and Crowborough, or bus 291 from Crawley, Three Bridges and East Grinstead. There are also frequent bus services from the surrounding Kent towns of Edenbridge, Hawkhurst, Maidstone, Paddock Wood, Sevenoaks, Tenterden and Tonbridge. Buses arrive at either Royal Victoria Place, 25-minutes walk from the Spa Valley Railway, or Tunbridge Wells Railway Station, which is 15-minutes walk. Alternatively, you can hop on a local bus for the short journey to the Spa Valley Railway at Tunbridge Wells West.

Southeastern Railway runs a frequent service to Tunbridge Wells from London Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge via Orpington, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge, and also from Hastings. From the station it is a 15-minute walk to the Spa Valley Railway, or hop on a local bus from outside the station for the short ride to the Sainsbury’s stop, which is next to the Spa Valley Railway.

To Eridge
Bus 29 from Brighton, Lewes, Uckfield and Crowborough stops right outside SVR’s station in Eridge.

There’s an hourly train service to Eridge run by Southern Railway, from London Bridge, East Croydon, Oxted and Edenbridge Town, also from Uckfield. Just cross to platforms 2 and 3 for the Spa Valley Railway trains.

Our journey planner will show you train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

You can save money on buses by buying a Tunbridge Wells PlusBus ticket with your train ticket – valid on all buses in Tunbridge Wells, including to The Spa Valley Railway’s Tunbridge Wells West station.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway runs for 5 miles through the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kent, between Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge Stations. Alight at High Rocks for a walk to see the sandstone outcrops that characterise the area. Alight at Groombridge to visit Groombridge Place to see award-winning gardens and wildlife. Special events and dining trains through the year.

For any queries about visiting contact Spa Valley Railway on 01892 300141 or

Address: West Statiion, Nevill Terrace, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY. Visit Website