There are 6 ways to get from Crawley to Eastbourne by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Three Bridges to Eastbourne

$21 - $35

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Crawley, East Park to Brighton, Old Steine south (Revenge Nightclub) 271 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) 12A|Coaster / ...

$19

4 alternative options

Train via Haywards Heath  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne

$21 - $34

Line 31 bus, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 31 bus from Haywards Heath, Market Square to Uckfield, Bus Station 31
  2. Take the bus from Uckfield, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 54

$24 - $28

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Crawley to Eastbourne 42.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Crawley to Eastbourne 42.1 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Crawley to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Crawley, East Park and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) via Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Three Bridges and arriving at Eastbourne. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Crawley and Eastbourne is 31 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Crawley to Eastbourne without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs .

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The train from Three Bridges to Eastbourne takes 51 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Crawley to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Crawley, East Park station.

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Crawley to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, depart from Three Bridges station.

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The best way to get from Crawley to Eastbourne is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Crawley to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Crawley to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 31.5 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Southern operates a train from Crawley to Eastbourne twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Crawley to Eastbourne via Brighton, Old Steine south (Revenge Nightclub) and Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, East Park to Brighton, Old Steine south (Revenge Nightclub)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Haywards Heath, Market Square to Uckfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Uckfield, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Crawley to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Crawley to Eastbourne is 42 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Crawley to Eastbourne.

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