Getting around

The Great Sussex Way® can be explored by car and public transport, allowing you to find your own great way. Explore areas of natural beauty and relax on unspoilt beaches, discover fascinating cultural and historical heritage or indulge in delicious food and drink.

Public transport

If you will be using public transport to explore the Great Sussex Way®, Stagecoach buses connect the whole region allowing you to follow your own great way.

Route 51 for a trip to Selsey beach, or if golf is more your thing the 51 also stops close by to Chichester Golf Club too. The service runs up to every 15 minutes Monday to Friday daytime and every 20 minutes at the weekend.

Route 52 takes you to both East and West Wittering giving you the opportunity to explore the coastal village centre with its surf shops and cafes and then onto the sandy dunes of West Wittering beach. Buses run every 30 minutes Monday to Friday and every hour at the weekend too.

Route 55 takes you across Chichester to Tangmere, Boxgrove and Halnaker. If you are interested in Aircraft, Tangmere is home to the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, which is directly on the route. You can catch the 55 up to every 20 minutes Monday to Friday daytime, every 30 minutes Saturday and hourly on Sundays.

Route 60 will take you to discover Midhurst; home to Cowdray Park and Woolbeding Gardens or Singleton and West Dean; where you will find West Dean Gardens and Weald & Downland Open Museum, it’s the perfect route for the best family day out. Buses run every 30 minutes, with once an hour at the weekend.

Coastliner 700 is a popular route for those wanting to venture further afield, with connections to Portsmouth and Brighton. The Fishbourne Roman Palace is a short walk from The Woolpack stop and buses run up to every 20 minutes in Chichester, Monday to Friday daytime.

Download the Stagecoach Bus App or visit stagecoachbus.com for the latest timetables and pricing information.

By car

The A27 connects Chichester from the East and West and can be used to take you directly to the City centre. There are a network of A and B roads that take you to each of the regions of the Great Sussex Way and parking is available in town and village centres. For more information on locating car parks and charges can be found here chichester.gov.uk/carparkmap

By train

Southern Rail and South Western Railway both run to the Chichester City centre in the Great Sussex Way.

Southern Rail – https://www.southernrailway.com/ – 03451 27 29 20

South Western Railway – https://www.southwesternrailway.com/ – 0345 6000 650