Local Bus Services
Most local bus services are operated by Stagecoach. For fares and timetable information go to their website.
Local Train Services
For national rail timetable enquiries please visit the National Rail Enquiry Service website or phone 0845 7484950. For special needs and disabled assistance phone 0845 1237770.
A Dotto Train service also runs along Eastbourne during the summer months.
One-day Downland Travel Card
Southern Railway now offers a one-day travel card for travelling across the South and South East using the major local bus and train services. This includes all major towns such as Eastbourne.
There are two types of ticket – the South Coast Downlander (£10) and the All Network Downlander for £12.50 (children aged 5-15 travel for £2.50 on either ticket).
Further information about Public Transport
Further information and advice about public transport is available from East Sussex County Council.
Traveline provides timetable information for bus journeys and for combined bus and rail journeys phone:
0871 200 22 33.
Using public transport reduces traffic congestion and unhealthy air pollution not just for short journeys in town but also when visiting the countryside. The local ‘Take the Bus for a Walk’ scheme offers Bus Walk leaflets available from local tourist information centres and other outlets.
Find out more about the environmental and health benefits of using public transport and other healthy alternatives to using your car such as walking and cycling on our transport advice page.