Cheap train tickets from London to Eastbourne

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£40

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.

The average ticket from London to Eastbourne will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 40.

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Train schedule London to Eastbourne

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08:46London Victoria1h30 10:16Eastbourne
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23 Jan
£40Southern
Mon
24 Jan
£40Southern
Tue
25 Jan
£40Southern
Wed
26 Jan
£40Southern
Thu
27 Jan
£40Southern
Fri
28 Jan
£40Southern
Sat
29 Jan
£40Southern
Sun
30 Jan
£40Southern
Tue
1 Feb
£6Southern
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2 Feb
£40Southern
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3 Feb
£5Southern
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4 Feb
£40Southern
Sun
6 Feb
£39Southern
Tue
8 Feb
£40Southern
Wed
9 Feb
£39Southern
Thu
10 Feb
£40Southern
Fri
11 Feb
£40Southern

Fastest train times from London to Eastbourne

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Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

1 h 30 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

87 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Eastbourne every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 87 km distance in an average of 1 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 30 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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11:46London Victoria1h30 13:16Eastbourne
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10:46London Victoria1h30 12:16Eastbourne
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12:46London Victoria1h30 14:16Eastbourne
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13:46London Victoria1h30 15:16Eastbourne
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09:46London Victoria1h30 11:16Eastbourne
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Overview: Train from London to Eastbourne

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern

Trains from London to Eastbourne cover the 54 miles (87 km) long route taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Eastbourne.

Trains from London to Eastbourne

Trains from London to Eastbourne depart daily with a frequent service of around 37 to 44 journeys a day during the week, around 39 journeys on Saturdays, and approximately 33 trains on Sundays. Journeys with this service depart with an average of one to three journeys per hour. The average duration for weekday trains takes around 1h 23min to 4h 31min. The average duration for weekend trains takes around 1h 23min to 4h 43min. The journey time depends on the departure station, changes in the service, and time spent during the changeover.

The majority of journeys from London to Eastbourne depart from London Victoria Station, while other depart from either London Bridge Station or London Blackfriars Station. Trains to Eastbourne from London are either direct or require one change. Changeover stations include Brighton Railway Station, Gatwick Airport, and East Croydon Station. All trains to Eastbourne from London arrive at Eastbourne Station. For more travel information to Eastbourne from London visit this page.

London to Eastbourne Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains from London to Eastbourne depart frequently with regularly scheduled trains planned throughout the day. During the week, there’s an average of 37 to 44 journeys a day, with one to three journeys available per hour. The first train departs as early as 1:02 a.m. and the last at around 10:45 p.m. These journeys have an average duration of 1h 23min to 4h 31min, depending on the number of changes, and the time spent during the change.

Saturdays journeys have an average of up to 39 trains, with the first train departing at around 12:02 a.m. and the last at around 11:15 p.m. On Sundays, there’s an average of around 33 journeys a day, with the same first train as Saturdays, however, the last train departs at an earlier time, around 10:46 p.m. During the weekend, trains depart with an average duration of around 1h 23min to 4h 43min.

How long is the journey by train from London to Eastbourne?

Trains to Eastbourne from London generally take an average duration of 1h 23min to 4h 31min on weekdays, and up to 4h 43min on weekends. The route from London to Eastbourne is a high-speed service, providing both direct trains and journeys with a single change. Changes mostly occur in Brighton Railway Station, however, they can also occur in Gatwick Airport and East Croydon Station. Your journey time depends on the departure station, the number of changes in your journey, and the length of time spent during your change.

Eastbourne Travel Family Beach Port. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Eastbourne?

Departure train station: London Victoria Station is centrally located, 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from Central London, and is easily accessible by the London Underground inside the station, with lines Circle, District, and Victoria. The station is the second busiest train terminus in London and provides facilities such as a ticket office, ticket machines, toilets, baby changing facilities, cash points, car hire desks, lost property, photo booths, food and retail shops, and Wi-Fi. There’s long and stay parking, accessible parking, bicycle storage, and electric vehicle charging points. It has step-free access, wheelchairs, SignLive service, RoomMate (an electronic wall mounted amenity to guide the blind and visually impaired), and accessible restrooms.

London Bridge Station is centrally located, 2 miles (3.2 km) from Central London, and is easily accessible by the London Underground inside the station, with lines Nothern, and Jubilee. The station provides facilities such as a ticket office, ticket machines, toilets, baby changing facilities, cash points, trolleys, lost property, photo booths, payphones, bicycle storage, a water fountain, food and retail shops, and Wi-Fi. It has step-free access, induction loops, an accessibility assistance point, wheelchairs, SignLive service, RoomMate (an electronic wall mounted amenity to guide the blind and visually impaired), and accessible restrooms.

London Blackfriars Station is centrally located, 1.2 miles (2 km) from Central London, and is easily accessible by the London Underground inside the station, serving the Circle and District lines. The station provides facilities such as a ticket office, ticket machines, toilets, baby changing facilities, cash points, bicycle storage, retail shops, and Wi-Fi. It has step-free access, help points, lifts and escalators, and accessible restrooms.

Arrival train station: Eastbourne Station is centrally located 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the Eastbourne city centre, and is accessible by local bus services with bus lines LOOP, 1, 1A, 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 12A, 12X, 51, 51X, and 99. It provides facilities such as a ticket office, ticket machines, toilets, baby changing facilities, retail shops, and Wi-Fi. It has step-free access, help points, lifts and escalators, and accessible restrooms. There’s a station car park, a taxi rank, accessible parking, and bicycle storage. It has step-free access, accessible ticket machines and counters, a ramp for train access, and accessible restrooms.

Which train companies travel from London to Eastbourne?

Train routes from London to Eastbourne are offered by three companies, Southern Railway, Thameslink Railway, and Gatwick Express. Southern Railway offers the most frequent passage, with one to three journeys per hour, every day of the week, with an average journey time of 1h 23min to 1h 44min. Thameslink Railway provides three to 13 journeys a day, depending on the day of the week, with an average journey time of 1h 55min to 2h 7min. Gatwick Express provides a single morning journey on weekdays, with an average journey time of 1h 55min.

Thameslink Railway provides a slightly longer service as it’s the only company to travel from London Blackfriars Station. The others provide a similar journey time as they depart from the same stations, either London Victoria Station or London Bridge Station. Southern Railway is the only company to provide a direct service, as well as a service with one change. Both other companies only provide a service with a change in Brighton Railway Station. All companies arrive in Eastbourne Station.

Southern Railway trains from London to Eastbourne

Southern Railway provides a frequent service with one to three trains departing every day of the week. Weekday trains have an average of 30 trains departing per day, with an average duration of 1h 23min to 1h 44min. Saturday trains have around 39 trains a day, and Sunday trains provide around 33 trains a day, both with an average duration of around 1h 23min to 1h 44min. Trains with this company offer both direct services and trains with a single change. The trains depart from either London Victoria Station or London Bridge Station to Eastbourne Station. The changeover stations include Brighton Railway Station, Gatwick Airport, and East Croydon Station.

Thameslink Railway trains from London to Eastbourne

Thameslink Railway provides a frequent service with three to 13 trains departing every day of the week. Weekday trains have an average of six trains departing per day, with an average duration of 2h 25min to 4h 31min. Saturday trains have around three morning journeys, with an average duration of 1h 58min to 4h 43min. On Sundays, around 13 trains are departing, five in the morning, six in the afternoon, and two in the evening, with an average duration of 1h 55min to 2h 7min. All trains with Thameslink Railway have a single change in the journey in Brighton Railway Station. Trains along this service depart from either London Blackfriars Station or London Bridge and arrive in Eastbourne Station.

Gatwick Express trains from London to Eastbourne

Gatwick Express provides a single service every day during the week. The train departs in the morning and has an average journey duration of around 1h 55min. Services with Gatwick Express along this route offer a train from London Victoria Station to Eastbourne Station, with a single change in Brighton Railway Station.

Train London to Eastbourne: Services on Board

All train companies with journeys from London to Eastbourne provide Standard and 1st Class tickets, with a standard fare of Anytime Day Single. This fare is fully flexible and means you can use your ticket at any time of the selected date, or up to 4:29 a.m. on the following day. Trains with all three companies allow luggage without restrictions, and you may bring both folding and non-folding bikes on the train, and up to two domestic pets on a lead or in an enclosed basket of 85 x 60 x 60cm maximum. Non-folding bikes are allowed outside of peak hours, between 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Accessibility services are available with all companies.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Eastbourne?

When looking for affordable tickets from London to Eastbourne, there are a few different options. It's a good idea to plan and schedule your trip ahead of time to save money on big-ticket products. If you look ahead of time, you can usually find tickets for a lower price than if you wait until the last minute. Another way to save money on your trip is to have a flexible schedule. This means looking for less expensive dates and times, such as weekdays, early mornings, or late at night.

Additionally, saving money by taking a train with connections or a slow train is an option. Taking a slower train or one with several connections is another cost-effective option. All of these are effective solutions for cheaper train tickets. For more travel tips with Omio, please visit the online Omio magazine Window Seat.

Eastbourne Pier Walk. Source: Shutterstock

To Eastbourne by train—travel tips

Eastbourne is a port city located on England’s southeastern coast. The beach town is well known for its seafront Victorian hotels, Eastbourne beach, and the 19th century Eastbourne pier. In the city, you can visit the charming town, enjoy the free contemporary art museum Towner Eastbourne, and discover the 200-year-old round-shaped fortress at Eastbourne Redoubt.

Surrounding the city is the national park, South Downs, where you can visit Beachy Head cliff, the Seven Sisters Country Park, Belle Tout lighthouse, and enjoy boat trips from Sovereign Harbour. For more travel information to Eastbourne visit this page.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Eastbourne

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Eastbourne from London cost?

You can find a cheap train from London to Eastbourne for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from London to Eastbourne?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between London and Eastbourne is £40  one way.

How many miles is it from London to Eastbourne by train?

The distance between London and Eastbourne by train is approximately 54 miles (87 km).

How long does it take from London to Eastbourne by train?

The train time from London to Eastbourne is on average 1 h 22 min  for the 54 miles (87 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Eastbourne from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Eastbourne?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Eastbourne.

Where do I find the London train station to Eastbourne? Where is the Eastbourne train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Eastbourne, is located 0.2 miles (260 m) away from the city centre of Eastbourne.

Which train providers can get me from London to Eastbourne?

Take the London to Eastbourne train with Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Eastbourne from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there between London and Eastbourne a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Eastbourne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from London to Eastbourne? When does the last train depart from London to Eastbourne?

If you prefer early morning trains from London to Eastbourne, the first train leaves at 08: 24. If you prefer late night trains from London to Eastbourne, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Eastbourne timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I buy train tickets between London and Eastbourne to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket between London and Eastbourne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £40 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Eastbourne from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Eastbourne
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Eastbourne.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139