Bristol to Eastbourne by train

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 34m
  • Distance
    214 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Eastbourne take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 214 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Eastbourne.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Eastbourne?

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

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Bristol 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 39 departures.

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

The Bristol to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Bristol 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 Bristol to Eastbourne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Eastbourne?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

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.