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Travel to Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow

Discover the easiest way to travel to Airbourne, best places to park so you don't miss any of the action and keep up to date with the latest traffic and travel information live on Radio Airbourne.

Car Parks in Eastbourne

Car Parks

The following information is correct at the time of publication. Eastbourne Borough Council cannot be held responsible for any changes in prices, opening times or information contained on this page. Height restrictions may apply at some car parks.

Please note, normal seafront parking charges remain in force for the duration of the air show. Eastbourne Resident's Leisure Cards are not valid during Airbourne at Beachy Head and Eastbourne Car Parks.

Campervan Parking

Campervan Parking

No parking for campervans will be permitted on the seafront from 00:01 on Thursday 11 August until 23:59 on Sunday 14 August. A penalty charge notice may be issued as normal parking restrictions apply. For information on where to stay please contact the Tourist Information Centre.

NCP Trinity Place

Trinity Place, BN21 3BZ
6am - 9pm
Up to 1 hour - £1.50
1-2 hours - £2.50
2-3 hours - £3.50
3-24 hours - £4.00

Hyde Gardens

Hyde Gardens, BN21 4PN
8am-6pm - Max stay 2 hours
Up to 30 mis - £1.00
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.00

Arndale Centre

Tideswell Road, BN21 3NW
8am-6:30pm
Up to 1 hour - £1.00
1-2 hours -£2.00
Additional hours £1/hour
Sunday - Free

Junction Road

Junction Road, BN21 3QZ
Mon - Sat: 7am - 7pm
Up to 1 hour - £1.00
1-2 hours - £1.80
2-3 hours - £2.30
3-4 hours - £3.00
Max - £3.50

Eastbourne Station

Terminus Road, BN21 3QJ
24 hours
Prices vary, flat daily rates
£3.90 - £4.90 per day

Redoubt Fortress

Royal Parade, BN22 7AA
8am - 6pm
Up to 1 hour - £1.60
1-2 hours - £2.40
2-4 hours - £3.30
Day - £4.80

Beachy Head Car Park & Viewing

Warren Hill Field and Dencher

For somewhere a bit different and unique, head to the Park n' View car park for at Dencher, Beachy Head (near the pub), with excellent views of flying displays over Eastbourne. Toilets and refreshments available. Warren Hill pay and display, normal charges apply/Warren Hill Field and Dencher, £5 daily charge.

We advise arriving early to avoid the traffic queues.

Open 11:00 to 18:30 on Thursday and 10.00 - 6.30pm Friday - Sunday.

5 Acre Field Park & Ride

There will be a Park & Ride scheme in operation between 5 Acre Field and Eastbourne Pier.

Thursday 11 August, Friday 12 August and Saturday 13 August
Sovereign Centre Forecourt Depart 0930 and every 15 minutes until 1900
Cavendish Place Depart 0940 and every 15 minutes until 1910

Sunday 14 August LATE NIGHT FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR SERVICE
Sovereign Centre Forecourt Depart 0930 and every 15 minutes until 2245
Cavendish Place Depart 0940 and every 15 minutes until 2255

Airbourne Flyer Service Fares are: Adult single £3, Child Single £2, Adult Airbourne Flyer £5, Under 16 Airbourne Flyer £3, Family Airbourne Flyer £10 (one adult + up to four under 16, or two adults and up to three under 16)

The Airbourne Flyer ticket can be used on all buses within Eastbourne Dayrider zone. No other tickets to be accepted on Airbourne Parking and Bus Service other than singles and Airbourne Flyer.

The Airbourne Flyer service is not subject to the concessionary fares scheme, and concessionary passes will therefore not be accepted. Parking £5 per car

Useful parking information

Disabled Parking - There is one designated Disabled Parking area, available on a first come first served basis. Devonshire Place (between its junction with Grand Parade B2103 and its junction with Memorial Roundabout (BN21 4AJ). Trinity Place NCP Car Park also has bays for disabled drivers.

The off seafront NCP Pay and Display Car Park also has bays for disabled drivers - Trinity Place, BN21 3BZ.

St Andrews Park & Ride - Thursday - Sunday

St Andrews School is operated by the Rotary Club of Eastbourne Sovereign and they take donations for parking on all four days for the Airbourne Flyer bus service at the weekend.

Airbourne Flyer Service Fares are: Adult single £3, Child Single £2, Adult Airbourne Flyer £5, Under 16 Airbourne Flyer £3, Family Airbourne Flyer £10 (one adult + up to four under 16, or two adults and up to three under 16)

The Airbourne Flyer ticket can be used on all buses within Eastbourne Dayrider zone. No other tickets to be accepted on Airbourne Parking and Bus Service other than singles and Airbourne Flyer.

The Airbourne Flyer service is not subject to the concessionary fares scheme, and concessionary passes will therefore not be accepted.

Gildredge House Park & Walk - Thursday & Friday, 9am - 10pm

There are an additional 200 FREE parking spaces available at GILDREDGE HOUSE SCHOOL, Compton Place Road ,Eastbourne SAT NAV BN20 8AB

Please note these spaces are FREE and offered on an unreserved basis, all vehicles are parked at owners own risk and neither Eastbourne Borough Council or Gildredge House will be held responsible for any damages caused. Please ensure you remove your vehicle from the car park by 10pm. There is to be no picnicking on the school field access is allowed to the car park only.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PARK AND WALK TO THE SEAFRONT WHICH TAKES ABOUT 10/15 MINUTES

Please download the map for the quickest route.

Saffrons Park & Walk - Friday, Saturday & Sunday 

There are additional parking spaces available at Saffrons, BN21 1EA at the entrance on Compton Place Road. FREE Park & Walk open between 08:30 - 20:00.

Turn left out of the car park onto Compton Place Road, cross Meads Road and continue to the junction of Silverdale Road. Turn left and walk tojunction of Compton Stree/Grand Hotel and turn right to the seafront.

Coach Parking - Planning a coach trip to Eastbourne International Airshow and need parking? Email Eastbourne Coach Park

Other Facilities include: Vehicle washes £12, toilet drop facilities £12, free travel into town & hard standing.

Rail Information

With so much going on, be sure you don’t miss the last train home:

Thursday: Please see rail strike information above.
Friday: Please see rail strike information above.
Saturday: London 23:05; Brighton 23:56; Hastings 00:23*
Sunday: London 22:26; Brighton 22:59; Hastings 23:26*

* Southern Rail will do everything possible to return services to normal on Saturday 13 August following the industrial action, however please be aware there may be some disruption over the weekend.

National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950 or www.nationalrail.co.uk
Catch the bus to the show site from Eastbourne Railway Station.

Leave Eastbourne Railway Station on to Terminus Road and cross at the pedestrian crossing. Stand M. Service 3 and 3A will whisk you to and from The Winter Gardens Complex opposite the show site. There will be an enhanced volume of service during Saturday 13 and Sunday 14, however the service will terminate at its currently published times. i.e the service will not be running after the Fireworks

There will be a queing system on Saturday and Sunday at Eastbourne Railway Station from 4pm, allowing people onto the platform in the safest manner.

Cycle Park

National Cycle Network  Route 21 plus FREE cycle park at Howard Square on Grand Parade. Please note for safety reasons, no bicycles may be taken into the main Airbourne site.

Tourist Information Centre contact

For general information and places to visit call into the main Tourist Information Centre in Cornfield Road. Open: Mon-Fri: 9am-5:30pm, Sat: 9am-4pm.

Tel: 01323 415 415
Email: tic@eastbourne.gov.uk
Web: visiteastbourne.com