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Birmingham to Eastbourne by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 36m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 45m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Eastbourne take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Eastbourne.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Eastbourne?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 34 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:50, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Eastbourne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Eastbourne?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Eastbourne to Birmingham 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.