How to Get Here

Cittaviveka
Chithurst Buddhist Monastery
Chithurst, Petersfield
Hampshire, GU31 5EU
United Kingdom

By Car

The monastery is located approximately 70 miles south of the centre of London, off the main road (A3) from London to Portsmouth. Travelling south on the A3, turn left just before Petersfield, onto the A272. Seven miles along the A272, in the village of Trotton, there is a narrow bridge with traffic lights. After the bridge, take the first turn left, down the lane signposted Chithurst. The monastery entrance is about three-quarters of a mile up the lane, on the left.

Public Transport

Plan your trip door-to-door with www.traveline.info. Includes trains, buses and a map for the last leg which has to be walked. Enter "Chithurst Buddhist Monastery" (Address/postcode) as destination.

Trains

You can plan your train journey with www.nationalrail.co.uk. London Waterloo to Petersfield (Portsmouth service): trains every 30 minutes.
Brighton or Worthing to Chichester: frequent service. 

Buses

    • London Victoria Coach Station to Petersfield - National Express. Tel: 0871-7818181
    • Petersfield to Midhurst - Mondays to Saturdays, a few buses per day stop near Chithurst. Check it goes via Trotton and ask for a stop after Trotton Church. - Emsworth and District, bus number 92. Tel: 0844 4771623)
    • Chichester to Midhurst
      Bus number 60 goes between Chichester and Midhurst several times a day - Stagecoach

Taxis

Available at Petersfield Station. Fare to Chithurst is about £15.

Airports

From Heathrow take the National Express coach to Woking, then take the train to Petersfield.

From Gatwick take the train to Guildford, then change for the train to Petersfield.

From Stansted take the train to Liverpool Street in London. Then underground to Waterloo, and a train to Petersfield.