There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Eastbourne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Haywards Heath
  2. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne

$58 - $81

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station 028 / ...

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

$56 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Eastbourne 116 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Eastbourne station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Eastbourne via Haywards Heath. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Eastbourne is 100 miles. The road distance is 116 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Eastbourne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Cambridge to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Eastbourne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Cambridge to Eastbourne train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Eastbourne is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Cambridge to Eastbourne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 99.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Eastbourne, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Eastbourne via Haywards Heath in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Eastbourne via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Eastbourne is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Cambridge to Eastbourne.

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