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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Eastbourne

East of the iconic Beachy Head lies Eastbourne, a charming seaside location with a little something for everyone. The Downland Estate is steeped in history and offers a seemingly limitless expanse of rolling countryside, while All Saints, Old Chapel and Devonshire Quarter are sure to offer many hours of entertainment and sights to savour.

Go a little further and there’s the timeless Gildredge Manor, the beautifully restored Eastbourne Pier and Congress Theatre for a live show. Add these to the beauty and tranquility of green spaces like Princes Park, Gildredge Park and Hampden Park and you see why Eastbourne has been a popular destination for groups. All you have to do is decide where you want to go.

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Why choose coach hire in Eastbourne?

SMC Coach Hire's options come into their own when you consider that London Gatwick is a little more than 30 miles away. By making use of a cost-effective and reliable group travel solution, you’ll be able to make your way to Departures without ever feeling rushed. Perfect when you want to sit back and sip your drinks in Duty-Free without an ounce of stress.

When you return home, the last thing you want is to be battling your way to the front of the taxi rank after a long and tiring flight. By choosing SMC Coach Hire, your driver will make sure they’re there nearby and ready to transport you back home as seamlessly as possible.

Hiring a minibus in Eastbourne

SMC’s professional minibus hire service is a convenient way to go and enjoy some shopping in The Beacon and Enterprise Shopping Centre, as well as the Langney Shopping Centre. These busy central locations can be difficult to get to if you’re driving on unfamiliar roads, which is why leaving the hard work to your professional driver is always the way to go. Choosing SMC allows you to take a small group of 19 or less directly to any shopping, dining or sightseeing destination you have in mind, all without having to lift a finger.

Just what you want to hear when it’s all about finding a low-stress way to get out and spend quality time in Eastbourne with friends and family.

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SMC Coach Hire understand the importance of time management. Whether you're embarking on an important business trip or simply exploring a new destination, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your destination on time, every time.



Your safety is our top priority. The coaches we use undergo regular maintenance and adhere to strict safety standards. Additionally, all of the drivers we use are trained professionals who prioritize the well-being of passengers throughout the journey.


Customized Solutions

Every group is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need transportation for a day trip or an extended tour, we work closely with you to create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget.


Year-Round Transport

Whether it's a wedding in the spring or a holiday getaway in the winter, our flexible booking option lets you have the freedom to choose a date within the year that can make the planning process for your transport more convenient and stress-free.


Competitive Pricing

We believe that quality coach hire should be good value for money. Our transport services will ensure that you receive excellent value for your investment. We offer a fair and competitive rate for all occasions.



Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. A selection of coaches we use are equipped with modern amenities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, ample legroom, and onboard entertainment options, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable journey.

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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire for Every Occasion

Coach Hire & Minibus Hire Services

Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

Book a coach or minibus to get the whole group to the airport.

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Wedding Transport

Transport all of your friends and family to and from the venue.

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Sports Trips

Hire a coach or minibus to get the whole team to the game.

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Our Vehicles

We understand the importance of a smooth and stress-free journey. We make sure that all of the vehicles we use are well-maintained and are driven by highly skilled drivers, we always for every passenger to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience with SMC. From small minibuses to luxurious executive coaches, we have a wide range of vehicles to accommodate groups of any size.


Luxury & VIP Vehicle

Having the touch above everything else


Standard Vehicle

Getting you from A-B with everything you need


Accessible Vehicles

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Why choose SMC Coach Hire?

With over 10 years of experience in the private hire industry, it's our commitment to customer satisfaction that sets us apart (and what keeps us going).

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Coach Hire Reviews

Heather O'Donnell

"Our driver Andrew was brilliant, he rang to tell me that he would be a few minutes late due to a traffic accident, as we were travelling to Norfolk on a pilgrimage."

Dawn Monagham

"All the staff at the office were very efficient came back with information very promptly Kevin our lovely driver was a joy to travel with I would highly recommend this company."

Sam Bennett

"SMC provided a great, friendly service. They arrived in plenty of time...We highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future. Thank you!"

Neil B

"Very quick responses to questions throughout, great advice when talking about the logistics of the trips needed and faultless service from the driver throughout the event. Totally put my mind at ease to let me focus on getting our daughter married."

Jon Barrett

"I used SMC Coach Hire for the first time this year. I was delighted with every element of their service. All in all excellent service and I will be using them for all my coach needs from hereonin."

Charlie Henson

"We used SMC to transport guests from the church to the reception at our wedding. They were brilliant throughout. Very helpful staff with a difficult location and all went well on the day. Highly recommend."

Robert Kay

"Would use this Company again, they were on time for drop off and collection and driver was very nice and helpful, and his driving was very good and we felt very safe not the same with other companies. Thank you."

Lonsdale Salisbury

"Easy to request booking.Good communication, Leading up to travel, day before travel and on day of travel. Easy to contact with changes to flight time. Accommodated changes. Arrived on time. Friendly driver. Overall very good experience. Would recommend."

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