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By Taxi or Private Hire

Coming to Eastbourne

Taxis and private hire vehicles use the same routes into Eastbourne as cars, buses and coaches.

The key approach to Eastbourne from London is the A22 (journey time 1½ - 2 hours).

An alternative approach from London and the M25 is the M23/A23 and onto the A27, which is also the main route from the West, by-passing Brighton.

From the Newhaven, Dover or Folkestone Channel Ports your driver should take the A259.

If you are travelling from the North and East your driver should use the M25 and the Dartford Tunnel.

Licensed Private Hire and Taxi Companies and Ranks in Eastbourne

You can download a list of private hire and taxi companies, with contact details below. These companies are licensed by Eastbourne Borough Council to operate. The list includes Eastbourne's taxi ranks.

Safety and Wellbeing Advice for Customers 

Our Licensing Team endeavors to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents and visitors when using Hackney Carriage (Taxis) and Private Hire vehicles that have been licensed in the Eastbourne area.

You can download the guidance below:


Our Taxi and Private Hire Licensing section gives you information about the standards required for licensing these vehicles in Eastbourne. 

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