Dial-a-Ride is a door to door transport service for people living in the Lewes area who find it difficult to use ordinary bus services.
We operate on Tuesdays and Fridays and use vehicles which provides easy access for passengers – including people who need to travel in their wheelchairs.
Lewes Dial-a-Ride can be used by anybody who has difficulty in accessing public transport. Holders of National Bus Pass are automatically eligible.
A companion may accompany you if you need assistance, and will travel at the same rate as Dial-a-Ride members.
In order to use the scheme you need to register for free membership.
Dial-a-Ride operates on Tuesdays and Fridays in the area shown on the map.
- On Tuesdays, villages between Newick and Lewes bordering on the A275 will be served.
- On Fridays, residents of the Ringmer area may book the Dial-a-Ride.
- Residents of Lewes may use the Dial-a-Ride on Tuesday or Fridays.
You will usually be picked up as the bus travels in from an outlying area. The time for this can vary, but would normally be after9:30. Return journeys from Lewes usually leave around 1300 both to addresses in Lewes and further aﬁeld.
If you would like to use Lewes Dial-a-Ride, please register with Community Transport for the Lewes Area using the online form. Once registered, you can then ring between 0800 and 1600, Monday to Friday, to book a journey.
Telephone bookings should be made at least the day before you want to travel, but cannot be accepted more than ﬁve days in advance.
Remember to book a return journey at the same time if required.
Bookings are accepted on a ﬁrst come ﬁrst served basis.
You can become a member by completing the on-line form. Membership is free of charge.
If you need any help or would like to receive a form by post please contact us on (01273) 517332.