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Manchester to Eastbourne by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 8m
  • Distance
    347 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Eastbourne take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 347 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Eastbourne.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Eastbourne?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Manchester 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 36 departures.

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

The Manchester to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 22:07.

When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Eastbourne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Eastbourne?

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

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

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

Eastbourne to Manchester 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.