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

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

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

$55 - $131

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton Station
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Branksome

$45 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Bournemouth 117.8 miles

$25 - $40

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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 costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road station. 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 56 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Bournemouth is 95 miles. The road distance is 117.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £40 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth, including transfers.

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Eastbourne to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Eastbourne station.

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Eastbourne to Bournemouth train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £40 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Eastbourne to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 95.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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 56 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 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Branksome
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eastbourne to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Eastbourne to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Eastbourne to Bournemouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bournemouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eastbourne to Bournemouth is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Eastbourne to Bournemouth.

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