Travelling to Eastbourne DGH

Kings Drive, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN21 2UD
Tel: 0300 131 4500

Please always consider public transport or use other environmentally friendly travel options when visiting our hospitals. Information about the options available is below.

If you are have a booked appointment or operation, before travelling to the hospital, please ensure that you know which clinic or department you are going to. This information will be on your appointment letter. Please also bring this letter with you to your appointment.

If you are visiting someone on a ward, please check which ward they are on, and the relevant visiting hours.

If you are unsure please call the hospital – Tel: 0300 131 4500.


Maps are available from main reception and at entrances, showing the hospital levels, wards and departments. You can also download and print off this PDF map from here.

Travelling by public transport

For more information about bus, train and coach travel in East Sussex, visit the county council website or click on the links below:


Please check bus timetables for latest information.


08456 00 22 99

There is a bus stop with shelter within the grounds of Eastbourne DGH near the outpatients entrance, and bus stops immediately outside the hospital in Kings Drive.

Buses that serve Eastbourne DGH from Eastbourne Town Centre

Stagecoach services LOOP, 1A, 51, 54, 56, 98, all travel to Eastbourne DGH. Please  visit the Stagecoach website for details and location of where they set off from.

Buses that serve Eastbourne DGH from the Polegate area

Stagecoach services 51, 54, 56, 98 all travel to Eastbourne DGH. Please visit the Stagecoach website for details and location of where they set off from.

Buses that serve Eastbourne DGH from the Pevensey area

Stagecoach services 99 indirectly serves Eastbourne DGH, but involves a change in Eastbourne Town Centre onto services 98, 51. Please visit the Stagecoach website for details and location of where they set off from.

Eastbourne Rail Station is a main line rail station and is approximately 1.5 miles from Eastbourne DGH. Main line trains from London Victoria run regularly to Eastbourne.

However Hampden Park Rail Station could be considered as an alternative as it is approximately 1 mile from Eastbourne DGH, but it is not a main line rail station and does not have the same frequency of trains stopping. Please check train timetables carefully.

Train timetables. For train times look at: Network Rail Website

Travelling by Car

Eastbourne DGH is on the A2021. When arriving at the main vehicle entrance the main public car park (pay on foot) is on the left.

Patients or visitors may be taken to or collected from the main entrance at drop off points, but cars cannot wait in these areas.

Please be aware parking can be difficult at peak times. Please leave enough time or consider using alternative transport.


The main public car parks are pay-on-foot and the rest are pay-and-display. The following parking charges apply:
0 minutes up to 30 minutes – Free4 hours up to 5 hours – £7.70
From 30 minutes up to 1 hour – £1.705 hours up to 6 hours – £9.20
1 hour up to 2 hours – £3.206 hours up to 12 hours – £10.70
2 hours up to 3 hours – £4.7012 hours up to 24 hours – £16.60
3 hours up to 4 hours – £6.30Lost tickets - £16.60 per day (24 hours)
Discounted tickets are available from the car park office in the main car park:
5 day – £21.0014 day – £39.20
7 day – £27.9030 day – £47.60
Exemptions currently apply to:
  • Blue badge holders – free parking in designated blue badge bays (maximum stay 3 hours)
  • Patients attending cancer/oncology clinics and their relatives (national MacMillan guidelines)
  • End of Life Care relatives (bereavement)
For more information about exemptions or the parking system please contact the Parking Office:

Conquest Hospital

Eastbourne DGH

Registered disabled badge holders can park free of charge for a maximum of 3 hours, in the designated blue badge parking bays, when displaying a valid blue badge in the car windscreen.

Blue badge holders who park in our pay-on-exit car parks or pay-and-display car parks will be required to pay the full parking charge.

We have provided designated disabled parking bays close to the hospital entrances.


Starting from outside of Eastbourne Rail Station travel north towards the roundabout at the end of Terminus Road. Take the second exit or straight ahead into Upperton Road. Turn right into The Avenue. Travel along The Avenue and then turn left into Carew Road. Travel along Carew Road until you reach Mill Gap Road. Turn right into Mill Gap Road and travel along until you reach Lewes Road. Turn left into Lewes Road and travel along this road. Lewes Road becomes Kings Drive. Travel along Kings Drive until you reach the roundabout, Eastbourne DGH is third exit or straight ahead.

Help with Travel Costs

If you are referred to our hospitals for NHS specialist treatment or diagnostic tests by your doctor, dentist or other health professional, you may be able to claim a refund of reasonable travel costs under the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS).

You should take your travel receipts, appointment letter or card, and proof that you are receiving one of the qualifying benefits to the cashier’s office to claim your travel costs:

Eastbourne DGH
The Cashiers officer is located on the Ground Level – the office is open Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 1.00pm

Help with health costs

There is information about the help available with health costs on the NHS Website. Click on the link below for more information: