Starting 19th May getting to and from the seaside resort of Southwold will be even easier thanks to an all-in-one rail and bus ticket. The Southwold ticket is a joined up service allowing passengers to buy one ticket for that is good on both Greater Anglia train services and the direct Southwold-to-Halesworth station bus service from Anglian Bus.
Anglian’s No. 88A bus runs hourly between Southwold and Halesworth station making for quick connections with Greater Anglia’s hourly train service. The Anglian bus shelter is adjacent to the southbound platorm at the railway station which provides a seamless link. The add-on is just £2 one way or £4 return. One ticket, one fare.
Travelling to Southwold
For those starting a journey to Southwold by rail it couldn’t be easier. The Southwold combination ticket can be purchased online at the Greater Anglia website, at any staffed rail station, or from the conductor on the train. Just ask for Southwold Bus as your destination. Present your rail ricket to the bus driver at Halesworth station for a direct connection to Southwold via Anglian Bus.
Travelling from Southwold
Traveling from Southwold to Halesworth station for onward travel via Greater Anglia rail services? Purchase your all-in-one ticket at the Greater Anglia website for posting to your address. Select ‘Southwold’ as your starting point and any rail station as your destination. Present your rail ticket to the Anglian Bus driver.
Season tickets are also available in both directions.
Additional Ticket Options Starting in September
Starting in September you’ll also be able to purchase the Southwold all-in-one ticket on your mobile phone, use the new print-at-home option, or buy your ticket at any rail ticket machine.
The new Southwold ticket is made possible by a cooperative effort between rail operator Greater Anglia, Anglian Bus, Suffolk County Council, and the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership.