There are 3 ways to get from Canterbury to Eastbourne by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne

$36 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station 100|the Wave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place 99|the Wave

$34 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Eastbourne 63.8 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Eastbourne is 50 miles. The road distance is 63.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Canterbury to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Eastbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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

Southern operates a train from Canterbury to Eastbourne hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Eastbourne via Ashford International, Rye, Rye, Railway Station (Post Office), and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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