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Sustainable travel in Kent

Bicycle leaning against a wall at Ightham Mote, Kent.
Visitor cycling along a path | © ©National Trust Images/David Levenson

Whether you're looking to travel by train or bus. Plan your day out in Kent using greener travel options.

Travel by bus

Chartwell- The 236 bus operates between East Grinstead and Oxted stopping at the Mapletown road (0.5 miles). Please note this does mean walking along a country lane to get to the Chartwell entrance. Sundays and public holidays: Catch the 246 London Bus route from Bromley North (passing close to Bromley South train station) to Chartwell - See the 246 Timetable for more details.

Knole- Arriva and Go Coach buses service Sevenoaks, with several routes connecting it to other towns in Kent. 'Sevenoaks School', on A225 High Street, is the nearest bus stop to the main entrance gate of Knole (0.7 miles). There is a bus station located in Sevenoaks town centre (0.9 miles).

Quebec House- The 246 service runs from Bromley North train station (passing Bromley South train station) to Westerham (0.2 miles). The 401 service runs from Sevenoaks and the 236 runs from Edenbridge and Oxted, and stops at The Green (0.2 miles).

Nearby railway stations

Don’t forget to plan your onward journey from the train station.

Chartwell- Edenbridge (4 miles) and Oxted (6 miles) are the nearest train stations. Onward travel via bus.

Knole- The nearest train station is Sevenoaks (1.2 miles). Onward travel via foot or bus. Please note the walk takes approximately 30 minutes and is uphill.

Quebec House- The nearest stations are Edenbridge (4 miles), Oxted (4 miles) and London Bridge Station (6 miles). Onward travel via bus.

Arrival by foot

The White Cliffs of Dover- There are signed pathways from Dover port, railway station and town centre. The White Cliffs of Dover are on the Saxon Shore Way path but there’s a steep climb to get to the cliff top. Here is a walking guide to help you.

View across the lake towards Scotney Castle, Kent

Discover more in Kent

Fairy-tale castles, historic royal residences and the home of Churchill can all be found in Kent.