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Duration 3h 27m
Distance 185.4 miles
Average price £85
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Leicester and Eastbourne takes 3h 27m and the fastest train takes 2h 58m. There is an hourly train service from Leicester to Eastbourne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Leicester
  2. East Croydon
  3. Eastbourne
3h 15m
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£59 - £104

Leicester to Eastbourne train times

Trains run hourly between Leicester and Eastbourne. The earliest departure is at 18:04 in the evening, and the last departure from Leicester is at 21:57 which arrives into Eastbourne at 07:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Eastbourne via London St Pancras International LL and East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Leicester and Eastbourne is 144 miles. The road distance is 185.4 miles.

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Leicester to Eastbourne train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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Leicester to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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