Public Transport

Additional Information

TrainsGreater Anglia - Sudbury and Braintree branch lines and mainline from Witham, Marks Tey and Colchester.

Bus  Service  - Sudbury - Halstead (Valid December 2018)

F 315 is a Flexible Service of 6 buses each way per day, with a roughly two to two and a half hourly intervals.

Flexible/DaRT service click for Earliest Departure TIMETABLE

These are the times buses arrive at stops if they take the direct route from Halstead or Sudbury and there are no delays   Sudbury  >  Gestingthorpe is always direct
Buses from Halstead to Gestingthorpe may have to divert to pick up in Great Maplestead and/or Pebmarsh. They could be up to 19 minutes later than the earliest time. Most buses from Gestingthorpe are hail and ride anywhere except on blind bends, but the last buses must be booked (even if getting on at Sudbury or Halstead). Bookings are advised for busy services such as the 15:30 from Sudbury. Booking is essential for Great Maplestead and Pebmarsh. 

Booking - 01621 874411  (two working hours' notice)   (48 hours' notice !!!!)

This Bus time table is  the one that gives the time you need to be at the bus stop to catch the bus - the earliest the bus should arrive there.

Warning  - Most other online timetables give the average time the bus may arrive. If you get to the bus-stop at their time, you may catch it or you may have just missed it. Other service details are often out of date too.

Arrow's DaRT F315 is based in Maldon. Snow can be thick there when there is little snow here. Phone to check iit there is snow or other weather or roadworks problems.

Steve Bolter, Parish Council public transport rep.  


Journey Planners - Use above or traveline use link and type in Gestingthorpe or departure point. (Essex counts as SE).