There are 4 ways to get from Maidstone to Eastbourne by train, bus, taxi or car

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 33 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne

$38 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, line 252 bus, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 252 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Heathfield, Streatfield Road 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathfield, Streatfield Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre) 51 / ...

$22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Eastbourne 44.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Eastbourne 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Eastbourne is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Eastbourne is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Eastbourne is 36 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Maidstone to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone station to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West Railway Station and arriving at Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre) via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Heathfield, Streatfield Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Eastbourne. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Eastbourne via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Eastbourne via Ashford International in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Eastbourne via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Heathfield, Streatfield Road in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Eastbourne
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Heathfield, Streatfield Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Heathfield, Streatfield Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Cuckmere Buses
Phone
01323 870920
Email
info@cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Website
cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Bus from Heathfield, Streatfield Road to Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cuckmerebuses.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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