There are 5 ways to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Eastbourne

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Sea Life Centre to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) 12X|Coaster / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne 23.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne 23.2 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne 23.2 miles

$60 - $85

What companies run services between Brighton and Hove, England and Eastbourne, England?

Southern operates a train from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company operates a bus from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Sea Life Centre to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Brighton und Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$60 - $85
uberX
$60 - $85
Taxi from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne?

The distance between Brighton and Hove and Eastbourne is 30 km. The road distance is 37 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne?

The cheapest way to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne?

The quickest way to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs £45 - £60.

Is there a direct train between Brighton and Hove and Eastbourne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Eastbourne. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brighton and Hove and Eastbourne?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brighton, Sea Life Centre and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Brighton and Hove to Eastbourne?

The train from Brighton to Eastbourne takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.