Take the 402
Arriva's service between Tunbridge Wells and Bromley provides a direct link from West Kent into south east London which is ideal for shopping, sightseeing, leisure or for getting to work, school or college.
Buses run hourly for most of the day, serving all four town centres as well as the villages of Hildenborough, Dunton Green, Knockholt, Halstead, Pratts Bottom, Green Street Green and Farnborough on the way.
Rail stations are served at all the main towns, calling at both the north and south stations in Bromley, allowing onward connections to and from other parts of Kent and with access onto the London train, bus and tube network.
Save money with the 402
Money-saving day, weekly and four-weekly tickets are available covering the Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks urban areas, and there is also the Arriva South East Saver for these same periods which covers all Arriva services in Kent and East Sussex, including the 402 through to Bromley. Full details of these tickets are shown in one of the boxes below.
The 402 is an important part of the bus network in west Kent, linking Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Hildenborough, Sevenoaks, Knockholt, Halstead, Green Street Green and Farnborough with Bromley.Buses run hourly and provide links for shopping, getting to work, school or college and for days out exploring some of the tourist attractions in towns along the line of route.
At Bromley, buses serve both mainline rail stations and give links from there to other parts of south east and central London.
There are additional Service 402 buses running between Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks but these are currently running for a trial six-month period, and other 402 buses run between Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge town centres.
Cut the cost of travel
Our range of tickets gives great value for money and keeps down the cost of travel for regular bus users.
There are day, weekly and four-weekly tickets covering either the Tunbridge Wells area, the Tonbridge area, the combined Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells area and the Sevenoaks area, as well as the Arriva South East Saver which is valid for travel on all Arriva services in Kent and East Sussex, including the 402 through to Bromley.
Full details of the prices and area covered for each zone can be viewed via the links below.
- Kent and East Sussex
- Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Crowborough - Tunbridge Wells.
If you haven't used the bus before, why not leave the car at home and try the 402. You might find that bus travel is cheaper and more convenient than you think.
After all, running a car these days is getting ever more expensive!