London to Eastbourne train

Cheap train tickets from London to Eastbourne

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Cheapest

£15

Average

£41

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.

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12:02London Victoria2h45 14:47Eastbourne
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£151One-way
14:46London Victoria1h29 16:15Eastbourne
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£441One-way
13:46London Victoria1h29 15:15Eastbourne
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£441One-way
12:46London Victoria1h29 14:15Eastbourne
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£441One-way
15:32London Victoria1h43 17:15Eastbourne
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£441One-way

Train schedule London to Eastbourne

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08:46London Victoria1h29 10:15Eastbourne
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09:46London Victoria1h29 11:15Eastbourne
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11:55London Bridge2h20 14:15Eastbourne
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Fastest train times from London to Eastbourne

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 29 m

Average

1 h 43 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

87 km

Of the 10 trains that leave London for Eastbourne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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14:46London Victoria1h29 16:15Eastbourne
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£441One-way
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13:46London Victoria1h29 15:15Eastbourne
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12:46London Victoria1h29 14:15Eastbourne
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Overview: Train from London to Eastbourne

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGatwick Express, DB Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern

Trains from London to Eastbourne cover the 54 miles (87 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Gatwick Express, DB Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Eastbourne.

Train companies: Gatwick Express, Southeastern and Thameslink trains London to Eastbourne

You can travel by train from London to Eastbourne with Gatwick Express, Southeastern and Thameslink for as low as £10. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Omio helps you find the perfect London - Eastbourne train with Thameslink. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between London and Eastbourne, Omio shows you Thameslink current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming London to Eastbourne trip. You can expect to travel around 54 miles (87 km) between London and Eastbourne on a train with Thameslink. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Thameslink tickets between London and Eastbourne starting as low as £42 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Thameslink!

Find cheap tickets for Gatwick Express trains to Eastbourne from London on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date London to Eastbourne train timetable from Gatwick Express, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 54 miles (87 km) route between London and Eastbourne, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between London and Eastbourne in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Gatwick Express trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Gatwick Express train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Eastbourne from London and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from London to Eastbourne with Gatwick Express!

    Find cheap tickets for Southeastern trains from London to Eastbourne on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date London to Eastbourne train timetable from Southeastern, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 54 miles (87 km) trip between London and Eastbourne, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Eastbourne from London in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Southeastern trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Southeastern train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Eastbourne from London and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Eastbourne from London with Southeastern!

      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

      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 London to Eastbourne.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Eastbourne for as low as £10  for the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Eastbourne train to cost on average £29  one way.
      The distance between London and Eastbourne by train is approximately 54 miles (87 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 54 miles (87 km) between London and Eastbourne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Eastbourne is on average 1 h 23 min.

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

      Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

      Passengers arriving in Eastbourne most often arrive at Eastbourne and need to travel around 0.2 miles (260 m) from this train station to the city centre.

      If you're looking for trains from London to Eastbourne, you can rely on Gatwick Express, DB Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern to get you to Eastbourne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Eastbourne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 23 direct trains per day from London to Eastbourne with Southern, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
      On average, there are 23 trains a day from London to Eastbourne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The first London to Eastbourne train departs at 04: 35   and the last train from London to Eastbourne leaves at 21: 59. Check out the most up-to-date London to Eastbourne train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between London and Eastbourne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £29 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Eastbourne a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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      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 between London and Eastbourne.
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      Public transport options for London Victoria
      Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
      Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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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
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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      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
      Metro: Tube Lines.
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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
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      Public transport options for London Waterloo
      Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
      Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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      Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
      Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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      Public transport options for London Bridge
      Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
      Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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      Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
      Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
      Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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      Public transport options for London Marylebone
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
      Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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