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There are 9 ways to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne by plane, train, ferry, night train or bus

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to London Gatwick (LGW) LSI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne

£165 - £454

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Ferry, bus  •  32h 31m

  1. Take the ferry from Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, St Peter's Church 201

£67 - £178

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to London Heathrow (LHR) LSI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£136 - £461

Fly to London City, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to London City (LCY) LSI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
  3. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne

£160 - £421

Fly to Southend, train  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to Southend (SEN) LSI - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£109 - £435

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Lerwick (LSI) to London Stansted (STN) LSI - STN
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£104 - £333

Ferry, train  •  24h 20m

  1. Take the ferry from Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£97 - £153

Ferry, night train, train  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the ferry from Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the night train from Aberdeen to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£104 - £144

Ferry, bus, train  •  31h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Eastbourne

£93 - £172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne is to ferry and night train and train which costs £100 - £150 and takes 26h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne is to fly and train which costs £130 - £470 and takes 9h 41m.

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The distance between Shetland Islands and Eastbourne is 668 miles.

The best way to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne without a car is to ferry and train which takes 24h 20m and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 10h 5m to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lerwick Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus, British Airways and Loganair offer flights from Lerwick Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Eastbourne. Prices start at £69 per night.

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Map of how to get from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne.
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  • Distance: 667.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 5m

What companies run services between Shetland Islands, Scotland and Eastbourne, England?

There is no direct connection from Shetland Islands to Eastbourne. However, you can take the bus to Viking Bus Station, take the bus to Sumburgh Airport, Terminal, take the walk to Lerwick airport, fly to London Gatwick, take the walk to Gatwick Airport, then take the train to Eastbourne. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Viking Bus Station, take the bus to Sumburgh Airport, Terminal, take the walk to Lerwick airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Paddington station, take the subway to Victoria station, take the walk to London Victoria, then take the train to Eastbourne.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Kirkwall, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Kirkwall, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Glasgow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £360
Flights from Lerwick to London Gatwick via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £360
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Kirkwall, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Glasgow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Aberdeen, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £320
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Kirkwall, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Lerwick to London Heathrow via Edinburgh, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Lerwick to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £850
Flights from Lerwick to London City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£280 - £850
Flights from Lerwick to London City via Kirkwall, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £850
Flights from Lerwick to London City via Kirkwall, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £850
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Lerwick to Southend via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from Lerwick to Southend via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Lerwick to Southend via Kirkwall, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from Lerwick to Southend via Kirkwall, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £380
Flights from Lerwick to London Stansted via Glasgow, Derry
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lerwick to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Lerwick to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Lerwick to London Stansted via Kirkwall, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Lerwick to London Stansted via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £26
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
£12 - £19
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Aberdeen to London Euston
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£47 - £52
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£47 - £52
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£230 - £260
Sleeper Berth Classic
£180 - £230
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Book at
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, St Peter's Church
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£23 - £28
Peak
£35 - £45

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