There are 5 ways to get from Eastbourne to Brighton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Brighton

$14 - $22

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Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station 12|Coaster / ...

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastbourne to Brighton 23.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Brighton 23.7 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Eastbourne to Brighton 23.7 miles

$60 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Brighton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Brighton is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) and arriving at Brighton Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Brighton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Brighton is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs £10 - £16.

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The train from Eastbourne to Brighton takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Eastbourne to Brighton bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) station.

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

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Brighton is to train which takes 37 min and costs £10 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Eastbourne to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Southern operates a train from Eastbourne to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company operates a bus from Eastbourne to Brighton every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
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 Town Centre, Railway Station to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Brighton and Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Eastbourne to Brighton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
Taxi from Eastbourne to Brighton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726726
Website
726726.co.uk
Mini Bus Taxi
Phone
+44 7944 422074
Website
airporttaxieastbourne.co.uk

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