Public Transport


Trains         Greater 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 interval.



Flexible/DaRT service       click for Earliest Departure TIMETABLE       

These are the times buses arrive at stiops if they take the directn 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. Theycould be up to 19 minutes later than the earliest time. 
Most buses from Gestingthorpe are hale 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.


Warnng  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  Other service details are often out of date too.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 problens.

 .  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)