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

$40 - $59

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Bus  •  5 h 10 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 - £15 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Eastbourne is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The distance between Dover and Eastbourne is 82 km. The road distance is 102 km.

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

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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 5 h 10 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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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 5 h 10 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
Hourly
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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