There are 4 ways to get from Eastbourne to Southampton 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 56 min

$45 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. National Express

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. 12|Coaster / ...

$39 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 85.1 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Southampton via Brighton in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Eastbourne to Southampton once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Eastbourne to Brighton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
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, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Eastbourne and Southampton is 120 km. The road distance is 136 km.

The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Southampton is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 3 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Southampton is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Southampton Central via Brighton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Southampton. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Eastbourne to Southampton, including transfers.