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There are 4 ways to get from Chichester to Tonbridge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge

£31 - £47

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Bus via Littlehampton, Anchor Springs  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Chichester, Cathedral to Littlehampton, Anchor Springs
  2. Take the bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square
  3. Take the bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, station

£15 - £22

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Chichester to Brighton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Old Steine to Tunbridge Wells, station 29 - the Regency Route / ...

£17 - £23

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Chichester to Tonbridge 77.8 miles

£12 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from Chichester to Tonbridge is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chichester to Tonbridge is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chichester to Tonbridge. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Tonbridge, Castle via Brighton, Old Steine and Tunbridge Wells, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chichester to Tonbridge. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Tonbridge via Horsham and Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Chichester and Tonbridge is 52 miles. The road distance is 77.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chichester to Tonbridge without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Chichester to Tonbridge, including transfers.

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Chichester to Tonbridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chichester station.

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Chichester to Tonbridge train services, operated by Southern, depart from Chichester station.

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The best way to get from Chichester to Tonbridge is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Chichester to Tonbridge.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Chichester, England and Tonbridge, England?

You can take a train from Chichester to Tonbridge via Horsham and Redhill in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chichester to Tonbridge via Brighton, Brighton, Old Steine, and Tunbridge Wells, station in around 3h 50m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Chichester to Horsham
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chichester to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
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National Express
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Old Steine to Tunbridge Wells, station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chichester, Cathedral to Littlehampton, Anchor Springs
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South
Bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South

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Chichester to Tonbridge bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Tunbridge Wells, station.

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Chichester to Tonbridge train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Tonbridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chichester to Tonbridge is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Chichester to Tonbridge.

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