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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Clapham Junction

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Meads, Winter Garden to Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA) 12|Coaster
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 201 / ...

$22 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 216 bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to East Croydon
  2. Take the bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  3. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 216

$45 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park 78.3 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Meads, Winter Garden and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Thorpe Park is 56 miles. The road distance is 78.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Eastbourne to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Meads, Winter Garden station.

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The best way to get from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Eastbourne to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eastbourne to Thorpe Park is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park.

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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Eastbourne, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

Southern operates a train from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eastbourne to Thorpe Park via Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA), Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Eastbourne to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastbourne to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Meads, Winter Garden to Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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