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Getting Here

Hastings is well situated in the South East of England with easy links by road, rail, sea and air to London and Europe.

By Car:

From London follow signs for Sevenoaks on A21 (junction 5 from the M25)

From Brighton or Lewes take the A27, then A259

From Dover and Folkestone take M20 then A2070 to Rye

From Rye take A259 to Hastings

For up-to-date travel information and route planner visit

By Coach:

For coach information, visit or call 0870 5808 080.

By Rail:

Hastings is served by mainline routes to London (Victoria and Charing Cross), Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Lewes, Eastbourne and Ashford International for connections to Europe. Fastest connection to London is one hour and thirty-two minutes (to Charing Cross). Visit, or call National Rail Enquiries on 0845 7484 950.

By Sea:

Newhaven Harbour (links to Dieppe) with train links to Hastings via Lewes – call 0800 917575

Port of Dover (links to Calais) – call 01304 241 427

By Air:

Nearest airports are Lydd Airport 01797 322411 and Gatwick International 0870 000 2468 (with direct train service via Lewes).

If you’re planning to stay for the weekend, accommodation sells out early for this event, so book in advance, see: or call 01424 451111.

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