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

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Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Ashford International

$38 - $55

4 alternative options

Line 51 bus, line 252 bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road to Heathfield, Fire Station 51 / ...
  2. Take the line 252 bus from Heathfield, Fire Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 252 / ...
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road 6 / ...

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road to Uckfield, station 54
  2. Take the bus from Uckfield, station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road 6 / ...

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastbourne to Maidstone 44.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Maidstone 44.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eastbourne to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road and arriving at Maidstone, Terrace Road via Heathfield, Fire Station and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Maidstone East via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Maidstone is 36 miles. The road distance is 44.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone, including transfers.

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Eastbourne to Maidstone bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Eastbourne, depart from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road station.

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

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 51 bus and line 252 bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

Southern operates a train from Eastbourne to Maidstone hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eastbourne to Maidstone via Heathfield, Fire Station and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road to Heathfield, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Bus from Heathfield, Fire Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road to Uckfield, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Uckfield, station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Eastbourne to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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Eastbourne to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, Terrace Road station.

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Eastbourne to Maidstone train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eastbourne to Maidstone is 44 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Eastbourne to Maidstone.

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