There are 4 ways to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Maidstone East

$40 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, line 252 bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station to Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station) 51 / ...
  2. Take the line 252 bus from Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 252 / ...
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) 6 / ...

$24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastbourne to Maidstone 44.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Maidstone 44.2 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Maidstone via Ashford International in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eastbourne to Maidstone via Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station) and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station to Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Cuckmere Buses
Phone
01323 870920
Email
info@cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Website
cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) to Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Eastbourne to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Eastbourne to Maidstone?

The distance between Eastbourne and Maidstone is 58 km. The road distance is 71 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone?

The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone?

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

Is there a direct train between Eastbourne and Maidstone?

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 1 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Eastbourne and Maidstone?

No, there is no direct bus from Eastbourne to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne Town Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) via Heathfield, Fire Station (Police Station) and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone?

It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Eastbourne to Maidstone, including transfers.