Sheffield to Eastbourne by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 14m
  • Distance
    314 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Eastbourne by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Eastbourne take around 4 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Eastbourne.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Eastbourne?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 36 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Eastbourne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Eastbourne is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:46 and the last train is around 20:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Eastbourne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Eastbourne?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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.