Sevenoaks taxi-bus

The Sevenoaks taxi-bus is 1 of 5 public transport pilot schemes designed to improve the accessibility and sustainability of rural public transport in Kent.

It works like a normal bus service; it will follow a set route, stop at all marked stops and charge fares per person.

Each taxi-bus is clearly marked with signs on each side.

The pilot will run for 12 months and we encourage people to use the service, or risk losing it.


For any length journey, the fares are:

  • £1 for a child single
  • £3 for an adult single
  • £5 for an adult return.

The taxi-bus only accepts cash payment.

All of our bus passes are accepted, subject to their individual terms and conditions.

We are encouraging bus pass users to pay a £1 voluntary contribution per journey, to help with the sustainability of the pilot.


The service runs Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays, and is being operated by Express Cars. Contact Express for service information on 01622 22 22 22.

We encourage passengers to use the taxi-bus stops, however you can hail the taxi-bus at any point on route as long as it is safe for the driver to pull over.

Our timetables do not feature all bus stops: View the complete timetable on Traveline.

Fairseat – Stansted – West Kingsdown – Otford – Sevenoaks

Taxi-bus stop locationStop times
Fairseat: outside the church09:3011:0013:15
Stansted: opposite the war memorial09:3311:0313:18
Wrotham: next to the Hilltop Hotel09:3511:0513:20
Wrotham: Four Seasons Park Homes09:3611:0613:21
Wrotham: Thriftwood Holiday Park09:3711:0713:22
West Kingsdown: opposite The Portobello Inn09:4311:1313:28
West Kingsdown: Hever Avenue09:4511:1513:30
West Kingsdown: Hever Road09:4711:1713:32
East Hill: Farm Park09:5811:2813:43
Otford: Rail station, stop A10:0511:3513:50
Sevenoaks: next to Sainsburys10:0911:3913:54
Sevenoaks: Bus station, stop C10:1511:4514:00

Sevenoaks – Otford – West Kingsdown – Stansted – Fairseat

Taxi-bus stop locationStop times
Sevenoaks: Bus station, stop C10:1512:3014:00
Sevenoaks: next to Sainsburys 10:2012:3514:05
Otford: Rail station, stop A10:2512:4014:10
East Hill: Farm Park10:3212:4714:17
West Kingsdown: opposite The Portobello Inn10:4012:5514:25
West Kingsdown: Hever Road10:4312:5814:28
West Kingsdown: Hever Avenue10:4513:0014:30
West Kingsdown: opposite The Portobello Inn10:4713:0214:32
Wrotham: next to The Hilltop Hotel10:5013:0514:35
Wrotham: Four Seasons Park Homes10:5213:0714:37
Wrotham: Thriftwood Holiday Park10:5413:0914:39
Stansted: War memorial10:5713:1214:42
Fairseat: Church11:0013:1514:45