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There are 6 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  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Eastbourne National Express

$14 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus via Brighton, North Street  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, North Street to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road 12X - Coaster / ...

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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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne is to train which costs £18 - £27 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Eastbourne. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Eastbourne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. 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 £18 - £27.

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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, depart from Gatwick Airport London South 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 £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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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, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 35 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 Gatwick Airport London South to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
National Express
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Street to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eastbourne bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Eastbourne station.

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

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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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