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

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Train  •  2 h 33 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  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place 99|the Wave

$30

1 alternative option

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 to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp), Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 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 33 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 33 min and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Dover to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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Dover to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) 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 33 min and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Dover to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dover to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Eastbourne via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp), Rye, Railway Station (Post Office), and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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