The Lewes Campus is served by a number of bus routes from Brighton, Tunbridge Wells, Newick, Peacehaven, Barcombe, Alfriston, Eastbourne, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill. Routes 28 and 29 are run by Brighton and Hove buses. They also provide Bus IDs that give students discounts on bus travel. Visit the East Sussex County Council website* for all other bus times and travel information.


Lewes railways station is close by the Lewes campus of Sussex Downs College and connects with a range of major destinations including trains to Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings and London. Visit the National Rail website* or call 0845 748 4950 for enquiries.

The Sussex Student Card is a scheme for students aged 16 or over living in East and West Sussex or Brighton and Hove who attend a sixth form or further education college. For more information, see the Southern Rail website* or the Surry Student Transport Partnership website*.

 Parking at the College

As part of our commitment to the environment, we strongly recommend that students and visitors travel by public transport, by bicycle or on foot. Parking at the College is limited, and we cannot guarantee a parking space for you. Please check the guidelines below to ensure a safe campus for all students, staff and visitors:

Concessionary Travel Schemes for students

Freedom and Pathfinder bus tickets provide pupils and students with unlimited bus travel on most routes within East Sussex.

Travel Information Websites*

*Sussex Downs College is not responsible for the content of or services provided by external websites or companies.

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