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News and information from the Parish Council

Public Transport

Bethersden is well served by public transport and community transport. Please check with local service websites before planning your journey as information can change

Local bus services

Bethersden is on the main bus route served by the the No.2 bus (Ashford – Tenterden & Rolvenden) operated by Stagecoach. To view up to date timetables and plan your journey, click here.

Wealden Wheels

Wealden Wheels is a ‘not for profit’ community transport company based in Pluckley. They provide flexible and affordable transport to groups and organisations in rural villages around Ashford.  They have a range of mini-buses for individuals and groups wishing to travel to airports, shopping destinations and events, at a modest fee.

For further information visit their website or contact  01233 840 000 or email

National rail services

Bethersden is served by rail from Pluckley, Headcorn and Ashford International stations with main line services to London via Tonbridge, Maidstone East or Ebbsfleet. To view up to date timetables and plan your journey, please click here.   You can also visit National Rail.

International rail services

Ashford is also served by Eurostar to Paris and Brussels via Lille, (providing a link to the French TGV services) from Ashford International station. To view up to date timetables and plan your journey, click here.

Please Note: Bethersden Parish Council cannot take responsibility for any information or content on external websites

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Although the Parish Council takes every care to ensure that the information is relevant and accurate we do not have control over these external sources.

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