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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth

$56 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne to Bournemouth National Express

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Pokesdown

$52 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Bournemouth 117.8 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £19 - £28.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Bournemouth is 152 km. The road distance is 189 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Bournemouth. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Bournemouth via Brighton and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Bournemouth via Brighton and Southampton Central in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Eastbourne to Bournemouth once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Pokesdown
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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