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

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 20 min

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

$40 - $68

Cheapest option

Line 180 bus, bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Line 51 bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington 51
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Heathfield, Streatfield Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 51 / ...

$33 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

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

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 35 min

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

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

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 Lewisham Station and Bexhill, The Harp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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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 2 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min 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 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 51 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 14 min.

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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 1 h 35 min 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: 2 h 20 min

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 Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, London Bridge, and Haywards Heath in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Eastbourne via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal, Orpington, Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station, and Heathfield, Streatfield Road in around 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once 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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Prospect Vale to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Heathfield, Streatfield Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Lewisham Station to Bexhill, Town Hall Square
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bexhill, The Harp to Eastbourne Town Centre, Trinity Place
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Eastbourne
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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