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There are 7 ways to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 270 bus, train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 270 bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Haywards Heath, Perrymount Road 270
  2. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne

$20 - $29

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Line 270 bus, train via Wivelsfield  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 270 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial to Burgess Hill, Wivelsfield Station 270
  2. Take the train from Wivelsfield to Eastbourne

$19 - $27

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Eastbourne

$41 - $67

Line 261 bus, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Uckfield, Bus Station 261
  2. Take the bus from Uckfield, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, station 54

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Grinstead to Eastbourne 32.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from East Grinstead to Eastbourne 32.4 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from East Grinstead to Eastbourne 32.4 miles

$75 - $110

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from East Grinstead to Eastbourne station. However, there are services departing from East Grinstead, Sackville College and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, station via Uckfield, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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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 24 min.

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The distance between East Grinstead and Eastbourne is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne without a car is to line 270 bus and train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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East Grinstead to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Compass Travel, depart from East Grinstead, Sackville College station.

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East Grinstead to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Grinstead station.

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 261 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from East Grinstead to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Grinstead to Eastbourne via Uckfield, Bus Station and Uckfield, station in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from Wivelsfield to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Haywards Heath, Perrymount Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial to Burgess Hill, Wivelsfield Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Uckfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Uckfield, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Brighton and Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from East Grinstead to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
Taxi from East Grinstead to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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East Grinstead to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Eastbourne, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Grinstead to Eastbourne is 32 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from East Grinstead to Eastbourne.

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