Cambridge to Brighton bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Cambridge to Brighton

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Cambridge to Brighton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

National Express
19:355h00
Cambridge
00:35Brighton
£501One-way
0 changes
National Express
16:455h07
Cambridge
21:52Brighton
£561One-way
0 changes
National Express
06:055h57
Cambridge
12:02Brighton
£571One-way
0 changes
National Express
05:255h26
Cambridge
10:51Brighton
£621One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableCambridge to Brighton

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
National Express
19:355h00
Cambridge
00:35Brighton
0 changes
National Express
16:455h07
Cambridge
21:52Brighton
0 changes
National Express
05:255h26
Cambridge
10:51Brighton
0 changes
National Express
06:055h57
Cambridge
12:02Brighton
0 changes

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Bus times from Cambridge to Brighton

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Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

5 h 22 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

154 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Cambridge for Brighton every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
19:355h00
Cambridge
00:35Brighton
£501One-way
0 changes
National Express
16:455h07
Cambridge
21:52Brighton
£561One-way
0 changes
National Express
05:255h26
Cambridge
10:51Brighton
£621One-way
0 changes
National Express
06:055h57
Cambridge
12:02Brighton
£571One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Cambridge to Brighton

distanceDistance95 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£51 (€56)
frequencyCoach frequency8 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cambridge to Brighton cover the 95 miles long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 8 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £51, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arrive in Brighton, Patcham.

Coach companies: National Express Cambridge to Brighton

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Cambridge to Brighton from £33 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Cambridge and Brighton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Cambridge to Brighton coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33
  • National Express frequency: 8 a day

Coach from Cambridge to Brighton

Coaches from Cambridge to Brighton run regularly from Monday to Sunday, with a similar number of services on each day. There are no direct services from Cambridge to Brighton, and all of them have one change. Journey times can be shorter or longer depending on the day of the week and the time of day, but most buses take around 6 hours to reach Brighton. 

How long is the journey by bus from Cambridge to Brighton?

The fastest coaches from Cambridge to Brighton tend to leave late in the evening, and take around 5 hours and 35 minutes. During rush hour, such as at around 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., this can increase to around 7 hours and 10 minutes. Journey times may also increase due to the length of time between changes, usually at Heathrow Airport, and especially on Sundays.

How many coaches are there from Cambridge to Brighton?

There are around 13 coaches from Cambridge to Brighton each day, with the same amount of services on weekdays and weekends. The first coach of the day tends to leave at around 3:00 a.m., before more regular services start at around 5:00 a.m. There are more buses around breakfast time, lunchtime, and teatime, with reduced services in the midmorning and mid-afternoon. The last bus of the day usually leaves at just before 9:00 p.m.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Cambridge to Brighton? 

Departure bus station: Cambridge Parkside Bus Station. The bus station is located 0.4 miles from the city centre, around an 8 minute walk down Parker Street. Buses leave for the city centre every 30 minutes and take around 7 minutes. Cambridge Parkside Bus Station is about 0.8 miles from Cambridge Train Station, which can be reached on foot or by bus. There are various bus stops by the bus station, as well as a taxi rank. There are sheltered seating areas by the bus stops, and shops and cafés nearby. 

Arrival bus station: Brighton Coach Station. This station is situated right by the seafront, and is 0.8 miles from Brighton Train Station - around a 20 minute walk. There are multiple bus services that leave for the train station every hour, and these take around 10 minutes. There are also several buses that connect the bus station to the London Road Train Station. There are no facilities at Brighton Coach Station apart from a small bus stop with some seats, but there are public toilets and shops nearby.

Which coach providers travel from Cambridge to Brighton?

All of the coaches from Cambridge to Brighton are provided by National Express. 

National Express Cambridge to Brighton

Most of the National Express coaches from Cambridge to Brighton have one stop, usually at Heathrow Airport or London Victoria Bus Station. Services run every day of the week, from early in the morning until around 9:00 p.m., with the same number of services on Saturdays and Sundays. The journey time of coaches to Brighton can vary depending on the day of the week and the time of day but generally National Express coaches take around 6 hours.

Cambridge to Brighton Coach: Services on Board

Passengers are permitted to bring 2 - 3 pieces of luggage on board National Express coaches. Hand luggage bags must be soft and fit the maximum specified dimensions, and any hard cases or briefcases must be stored in the hold. Travellers can then bring two medium suitcases, up to 20 kg, or one large suitcase up to 20 kg, as long as they are below the dimension limits National Express specifies. Bikes cannot be brought on National Express coaches, unless they are folding bikes in a protective case, and they count as part of the baggage allowance. Passengers with extra baggage may be able to bring it but will need to pay an extra fee. Pushchairs are allowed onto coaches as long as they can be properly folded up. No pets are allowed on board, but assistance dogs are always welcome as long as they are secured on a lead. There are no first class seating areas on National Express coaches, but all of the seats benefit from free WiFi and inbuilt TV screens. Disabled passengers do not need to reserve assistance in advance but National Express recommend calling ahead 36 hours before travel to ensure there is space on the coach, and that all of the conditions for travelling with a wheelchair are met. 

FAQs: Cambridge to Brighton coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cambridge to Brighton with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Brighton.
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Cheap coach tickets from Cambridge to Brighton can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cambridge to Brighton is £51; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cambridge to Brighton coach time is 5 h   covering the 95 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Cambridge to Brighton leaves at 05: 25. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cambridge to Brighton leaves at 19: 35.
There are 8 coaches a day from Cambridge to Brighton which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the best Cambridge to Brighton coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Cambridge to Brighton to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Cambridge, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Cambridge, Jesus College and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your trip in coach stations like Brighton, Patcham, Brighton, Preston Circus and Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Brighton, Patcham, located 3 miles (4.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Cambridge to Brighton is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Cambridge and Brighton including taking a train or coach.

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