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Transport - Buses

The Two Soverign Harbour Terminuses

It is about a ten minute walk between the North Harbour bus terminus at the end of Pacific Drive, and the South Harbour terminus at the end of Atlantic Drive. Each terminus is served by a separate, hourly service.

A special bus lane linking the North and South Harbours has been promised for years, but at present there is no cross-harbour bus route.

Bus Routes from the Harbour

Click for new timetable from 23 July 2023... 

Route 5 - From North Harbour (End of Pacific Drive) - an hourly service to and from central Eastbourne via Pacific Drive - ASDA - Seaside Roundabout - Bridgemere Rd - Town Centre.

Route 5A - From South Harbour (End of Atlantic Drive) - an hourly service to and from central Eastbourne via Atlantic Drive - Beatty Rd - Seaside Roundabout - Bridgemere Rd - Town Centre.

Bus Routes to the Harbour from Eastbourne

From Eastbourne Town Centre, near Terminus Road.

Route 5 -To North Harbour, Pacific Drive (hourly via ASDA).

Route 5A - To South Harbour, Atlantic Drive (hourly via Beatty Road).

Other Services to and from Town also serve stops on Pevensey Bay Road.

Timetables and Maps.

Stagecoach BusesDirect link to the timetables section of the Stagegecoach website (enter 5 or 5A for the timetables) Click here...
Contact Stagecoach for further information
Stagecoach have a very useful app for smartphones that will show when the next bus is due.

Dotto Train (May to September)

Runs hourly all the way along Eastbourne prom from Atlantic Drive via Langney Point to Holywell just beneath the Downs. Usually operates Saturdays and Sundays end of May to end of June, then every day 1st July to end of August.

Sight Seeing Open Top Bus

Runs half-hourly from the Pier on a circular (and usually pretty breezy) route to Beachy Head and back with a few stops along the way. Ticket valid for 24 hours

Other Bus Services

East Sussex County Council maintain a list of local community bus services operated by various companies and organisation.
Click here for further information.

Cuckmere Buses

Cuckmere Buses

Cuckmere Buses provide transport links to many villages including Alfriston, Ripe, Waldron, East Dean and Polegate and we also operate Town Bus services in Hailsham & Seaford as well as Leisure Services through the South Downs National Park.

Everyone ast CCB is a volunteer and keen to look after you - try us one day! Our 16-seater minibuses are available for Private Hire at very competitive rates.

Compass Travel

Compass runs a network of bus and school contract services throughout East & West Sussex, Brighton and into Surrey. Places served include Alfriston, Seaford, Polegate Berwick and Eastbourne.

With our fleet of luxury coaches, along with professional, uniformed drivers, we aim to provide one of the best coach hire and contract experiences in Sussex.
Bus Enquiries: 01903 690025
Coach Enquiries: 01903 264077