Cardiff to Eastbourne train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Eastbourne

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
08:35Cardiff4h36 13:11Eastbourne
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Great Western Railway
10:20Cardiff4h53 15:13Eastbourne
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Train schedule Cardiff to Eastbourne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
Great Western Railway
08:35Cardiff4h36 13:11Eastbourne
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Great Western Railway
10:20Cardiff4h53 15:13Eastbourne
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Eastbourne

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 36 m


4 h 44 m

Trains per day



254 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cardiff for Eastbourne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
08:35Cardiff4h36 13:11Eastbourne
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Great Western Railway
10:20Cardiff4h53 15:13Eastbourne
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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Eastbourne

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£76 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Cardiff to Eastbourne cover the 157 miles (254 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £76. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Eastbourne.

Train companies: Great Western Rail trains Cardiff to Eastbourne

Find the best trains between Cardiff and Eastbourne with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail from £45. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Great Western Rail

Great Western Rail tickets from Cardiff to Eastbourne are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Eastbourne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Great Western Rail train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 157 miles (254 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Cardiff to Eastbourne routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Cardiff to Eastbourne train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Eastbourne with Great Western Rail!

Train information from Cardiff to Eastbourne with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 47 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 18 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Eastbourne

Travel by train to Eastbourne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Eastbourne.
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Eastbourne from Cardiff to cost as little as £45  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Cardiff and Eastbourne is £76  one way.
The distance from Cardiff to Eastbourne by train is approximately 157 miles (254 km).
While the time it takes to travel 157 miles (254 km) to Eastbourne from Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cardiff to Eastbourne is on average 4 h 8 min.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Eastbourne.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Eastbourne, located 0.2 miles (260 m) away from the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Eastbourne, you can rely on Great Western Railway to get you to Eastbourne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cardiff to Eastbourne journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 18 trains a day from Cardiff to Eastbourne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Cardiff to Eastbourne at 07: 41   or take the last train from Cardiff to Eastbourne leaving at 10: 20. Look for the latest Cardiff Eastbourne train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you purchase Cardiff to Eastbourne train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £76. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cardiff and Eastbourne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip from Cardiff to Eastbourne.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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