There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

$23 - $35

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Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) 12A|Coaster / ...

$20 - $21

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Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne 46.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne 46.7 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne 46.7 miles

$150 - $210

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) via Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Eastbourne. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Eastbourne is 33 miles. The road distance is 46.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne is to train which takes 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 13 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Eastbourne, England?

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne via Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station and Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne is 47 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne.

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