Cambridge to Brighton and Hove coach

Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Cheapest

£49

Average

£55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
16:00Cambridge6h05 22:05Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£491One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:05Cambridge6h10 14:15Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£541One-way
12:00Cambridge5h25 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£591One-way
05:00Cambridge5h20 10:20Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£601One-way

Bus Timetable Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

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05:00Cambridge5h20 10:20Brighton, Coach Station
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08:05Cambridge6h10 14:15Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
12:00Cambridge5h25 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
16:00Cambridge6h05 22:05Brighton, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Fastest Journey

5 h 20 m

Average

5 h 45 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

154 km

It's difficult to get from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove without changing at least once.

Fastest
05:00Cambridge5h20 10:20Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£601One-way
2nd Fastest
12:00Cambridge5h25 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£591One-way
16:00Cambridge6h05 22:05Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£491One-way
08:05Cambridge6h10 14:15Brighton, Coach Station
1 change
£541One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance95 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£41 (€47)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove cover the 95 miles long route taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £28, but the average price of coach tickets is £41.

Coach companies: National Express Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

Travel to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge from £28 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cambridge - Brighton and Hove coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Coach information from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 31 min
  • Average Price: £28
  • National Express frequency: 4 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. 

Travel Tips: Coach to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge

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FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge for as low as £28  for the next 7 days.
The Cambridge to Brighton and Hove coach ticket price is on average £41  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove by coach is approximately 95 miles.
The coach time from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove is on average 5 h 20 min  for the 95 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Take the Cambridge to Brighton and Hove coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The first coach from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove leaves at 07: 05   and the last coach for this leaves at 15: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a coach ticket to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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