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

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne

$39 - $59

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Bus, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover Priory station to Rye, Railway Station 102 - the Wave
  2. Take the train from Rye to Eastbourne

$28 - $39

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover Priory station to Rye, Railway Station 102 - the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne, Pier 99 - the Wave

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Eastbourne 64 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover station to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory station and arriving at Eastbourne, Pier via Rye, Railway Station and Hastings Town Centre, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Eastbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Dover and Eastbourne is 51 miles. The road distance is 64 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Eastbourne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Dover to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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Dover to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Dover to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Eastbourne is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Eastbourne via Ashford International in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Eastbourne via Rye, Railway Station and Hastings Town Centre, station in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Ashford International to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Rye to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover Priory station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne, Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings

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Dover to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Eastbourne, Pier station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Eastbourne is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Dover to Eastbourne.

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