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Route 225 (Battle Bus)

Crowborough - Rotherfield - Heathfield - Punnetts Town - Netherfield - Battle

Route 225

Route 225 operates 2 days per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, excluding Bank holidays.

It is funded by East Sussex County Council and Heathfield Parish Council.

This service from Crowborough to Battle covers Heathfield including the High Street and passengers are able to visit Battle Abbey for 3 hours before returning.

Concessionary passes are accepted on this service.

Route 225 – Timetable from 1st January 2022

Crowborough - Rotherfield - Heathfield - Punnetts Town - Netherfield - Battle

Tuesdays and Thursdays, excluding Bank Holidays

Crowborough, Broadway stop B dep09:32
Crowborough, opp Jarvis Brook Stn09:37
Rotherfield, adj Kings Arms09:42
Heathfield, High Street, dep09:5712:1013:20
Heathfield, Downs View09:5912:1213:22
Heathfield, Longview10:0312:1613:26
Heathfield, Thorney Close10:0812:2113:31
Heathfield, High Street, arr10:1212:2513:35
Heathfield, High Street, dep10:1713:40
Cade Street, opp The Half Moon Inn10:2213:45
Punnetts Town, adj North Street10:2613:49
Three Cups Corner, Three Cups (s-bound)10:2913:52
Rushlake Green, adj Post Office10:3113:54
Woods Corner, opp Swan Inn10:3814:01
Brightling, Village HallR-
Netherfield, Darvel Down10:44 T14:07
Netherfield Hill10:47 T14:10
Battle, opp Library (for Jempsons)10:49 T14:12
Battle, Abbey Green10:52 T14:15
Battle - Netherfield - Punnetts Town - Heathfield - Rotherfield - Crowborough

Tuesdays and Thursdays, excluding Bank Holidays

Battle, Abbey Green11:3014:17
Battle, Library (for Jempsons)11:3214:19
Netherfield Hill11:3614:23
Netherfield, opp Darvel Down11:3914:26
Brightling, outside Village Hall- R
Woods Corner, adj Swan Inn11:4414:31 T
Rushlake Green, adj Post Office11:5214:39 T
Three Cups Corner, Three Cups (n-bound)11:5514:42 T
Punnetts Town, opp North Street11:5814:45 T
Cade Street, opp The Half Moon Inn12:0114:48 T
Heathfield, High Street12:0614:53 T
Rotherfield, opp Kings Arms15:06
Crowborough, nr Jarvis Brook Stn15:09
Crowborough, Broadway stop B arr15:13

R = Passengers wishing to travel to or from Brightling must pre-book their journey at least 24 hours before travel by phoning 01892 771332

T = Time by this point of the journey may be up to 5 minutes later than scheduled time depending upon whether the bus has been requested to divert to Brightling


Discovery fares - one day tickets (available from the bus driver)

Adult Discovery£9.00
Child Discovery (aged 5-15)£7.20
Family Discovery (for 5 people with a minimum of 1 adult and a maximum of 2 adults)£17.50

Discovery tickets will be issued and accepted by operators in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Brighton & Hove and East Hampshire (subject to exclusions, see the East Sussex County Council website for details)

Concessionary bus passes may be used on this service.


Rollators and baby buggies can normally be accommodated. Wheelchairs can only be accommodated by prior arrangement. Our policy for the maximum size and weight is the same as for other public services as follows: Maximum weight 300kg including user. Maximum length 1200mm Maximum width 700mm. Vehicles outside these parameters cannot be carried on board for mandatory safety reasons.