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Recommended option

Line 270 bus, train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. 270

$22 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. 270
  2. 12|Coaster / ...

$14 - $16

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 27 min

$41 - $68

Line 261 bus, bus  •  3 h

  1. 261
  2. 54

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. 32.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  46 min

  1. 32.4 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  46 min

  1. 32.4 miles

$80 - $110

What companies run services between East Grinstead, England and Eastbourne, England?

You can take a train from East Grinstead to Eastbourne via East Croydon in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Grinstead to Eastbourne via Brighton, Old Steine (War Memorial) and Brighton, Sea Life Centre in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) to Haywards Heath, Perrymount Road (Sydney Road)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) to Brighton, Old Steine (War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Sea Life Centre to Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) to Uckfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Uckfield, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Brighton und Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from East Grinstead to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$80 - $110
uberX
$80 - $110
Taxi from East Grinstead to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Grinstead and Eastbourne is 44 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £65 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from East Grinstead to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from East Grinstead and arriving at Eastbourne via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from East Grinstead to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from East Grinstead, Sackville College (Church Lane) and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station via Brighton, Sea Life Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne, including transfers.