There are 3 ways to get from Folkestone to Eastbourne by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne

$37 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout 99|the Wave

$28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Eastbourne 57.1 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Eastbourne is 44 miles. The road distance is 57.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Folkestone to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Bus Station and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp), Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Eastbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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

Southern operates a train from Folkestone to Eastbourne hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Eastbourne via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp), Rye, Railway Station (Post Office), and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station in around 4 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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