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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.

It’s quite easy to reach Wakehurst car-free. Buses stop outside and run from Haywards Heath train station, for easy connections to London and the South coast.

Bus 272 runs a few times a day (except Sundays) from Perrymount Road (near the station, Waitrose and Budgens). The journey takes about 15 minutes – jump off at Wakehurst Place Drive.

There are direct trains to Haywards Heath from: Burgess Hill (about 5 mins), Three Bridges (10 mins for Crawley), Brighton (15 mins), Worthing (35 mins), Eastbourne (40 mins), various London stations (55 mins), Hastings (80 mins), Cambridge and Bedford (both 2 hrs 5 mins).

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Travel by bike or public transport for a 50% discount.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains.

About Wakehurst

Kew Garden's Sussex site covers 500 acres of varied landscapes, as well as cafes and children's activities. Wakehurst is home to the Millennium Seed Bank and carries out conservation and scientific work.

For any queries about visiting contact Wakehurst on 01444 894066 or wakehurst@kew.org

Address: Wakehurst, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6TN. Visit Website