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Eastbourne to Crawley by train

  • First train
    05:08
  • Last train
    22:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 7m
  • Distance
    50 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 20m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Eastbourne to Crawley by train

Fast trains from Eastbourne to Crawley take around 1 hour and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 50 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Eastbourne and Crawley.

1. Are there direct trains from Eastbourne to Crawley?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Eastbourne to Crawley 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 31 departures.

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

The Eastbourne to Crawley train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Crawley is usually scheduled to depart Eastbourne around 05:03 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Eastbourne around 06:55, and the last at 23:56.

When to book Eastbourne to Crawley 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 Eastbourne to Crawley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Eastbourne and Crawley?

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

  • Southern
  • Thameslink

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

Crawley to Eastbourne by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.