Royal Tunbridge Wells is situated on the A26 and A21 routes from London to the south coast and can be reached from both the M20 and M25 motorways within 20 minutes by car. For details of National Express coach services to Tunbridge Wells, click here. For information on local bus services, visit the Travelinesoutheast website.
There are several public car parks in the town centre. Click here for a map with details of the location of the car parks in the town centre. Details of opening times and charges can be found on the main website of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Details of Tunbridge wells bus services and bus timetables can be found on the Arriva website. The 281 Shopper Hopper bus service links the 'top of the hill' in Royal Tunbridge Wells with the Pantiles. Running every 12 minutes and tickets costing just £1 for the day, the service provides a convenient, regular service for shoppers.
Tunbridge Wells is on the mainline rail service from Charing Cross to Hastings. Direct services run at regular intervals stopping at London Bridge, Waterloo East, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Services take approximately 50 minutes from Charing Cross. There are also connecting services to Gatwick Airport and Ashford International stations. Further details on trains to Tunbridge Wells are available on the National Rail Enquiries website.
Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport and Stansted Airport are all within easy reach of Royal Tunbridge Wells. By car Gatwick is 40 minutes, Heathrow 60 minutes and Stansted 80 minutes from Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Royal Tunbridge Wells can be reached by car from the Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone in less than one hour and from the ferry ports at Dover in just over one hour. The Newhaven-Dieppe crossing is also about one hour's drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells. Please click below for further details on cross Channel services to the UK.