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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
  2. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne

$37 - $68

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Line 51 bus, train, bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington 51
  2. Take the train from Orpington to Hastings
  3. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road

Line 180 bus, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the line 180 bus from Woolwich, Prospect Vale to Lewisham Station 180 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Bexhill 023
  3. Take the bus from Bexhill, The Harp to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne 68.9 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1h 35m

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Eastbourne 68.9 miles

$190 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Prospect Vale and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place via London Lewisham and Bexhill, The Harp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Eastbourne is 52 miles. The road distance is 68.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Woolwich, Prospect Vale station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 180 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4h 59m.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Eastbourne, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne via Canning Town DLR Station, Canning Town station, London Bridge station, London Bridge, and Haywards Heath in around 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne via Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, Bexhill, and Bexhill, The Harp in around 4h 59m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich, Prospect Vale to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings
Bus from Bexhill, The Harp to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings
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 London Lewisham to Bexhill
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Eastbourne
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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