Bournemouth to Eastbourne by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    151 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Eastbourne take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 151 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Eastbourne.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Eastbourne?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Eastbourne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Eastbourne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Eastbourne?

The Bournemouth to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Eastbourne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 21:12.

When to book Bournemouth to Eastbourne train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Eastbourne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Eastbourne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Eastbourne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

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