Edinburgh to Eastbourne by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 18m

Travelling from Edinburgh to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Eastbourne take around 6 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 621 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Eastbourne.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Eastbourne?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Eastbourne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Eastbourne?

The Edinburgh to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Edinburgh to Eastbourne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 00:30.

When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Eastbourne by train.

Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Eastbourne?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains

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

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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.

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