The cheapest buses from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£20

Average

£23

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.

The average ticket from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

Cheapest
13:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h40 19:45Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£201One-way
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14:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h35 20:45Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£201One-way
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10:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h20 16:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£201One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:55Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h50 04:45Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£211One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h15 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£211One-way

Timetable Canterbury to Brighton and Hove

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06:20Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h52 13:12Brighton, Coach Station
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08:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h15 14:25Brighton, Coach Station
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09:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h20 15:25Brighton, Coach Station
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10:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h20 16:25Brighton, Coach Station
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11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h15 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
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12:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h35 18:45Brighton, Coach Station
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13:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h40 19:45Brighton, Coach Station
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14:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h35 20:45Brighton, Coach Station
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19:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h40 01:45Brighton, Coach Station
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21:55Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h50 04:45Brighton, Coach Station
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The fastest buses from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 15 m

Average

6 h 32 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

99 km

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

Fastest
08:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h15 14:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£301One-way
Fastest
11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h15 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£211One-way
2nd Fastest
09:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h20 15:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£211One-way
2nd Fastest
10:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h20 16:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£201One-way
12:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane6h35 18:45Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£211One-way

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Coach Information to Brighton and Hove from Canterbury

distanceDistance61 miles (98 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€23)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove cover the 61 miles (98 km) long trip taking on average 6 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.

Coach companies

Travel with National Express between Canterbury and Brighton and Hove

For as little as £20 you can travel by coach from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

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 from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Coaches from Canterbury to Brighton

    There are plenty of options throughout the week for coach trips between the ancient cathedral city of Canterbury and the popular seaside resort of Brighton, especially for passengers willing to travel in the early morning or late afternoon into the evening. It isn't a quick journey, but the stopover at Victoria makes a natural break for snacks and refreshments.

    Which coach companies travel from Canterbury to Brighton?

    National Express is currently the only company operating coaches between Canterbury and Brighton.

    How long is the coach from Canterbury to Brighton?

    Travelling by coach from Canterbury to Brighton can take from just over five hours up to roughly six hours 40 minutes, with most of the services closer to the longer figure. There are no direct coaches. Instead, travellers have to change at Victoria coach station, which usually involves a wait of between an hour and 90 minutes.

    How many coaches are there from Canterbury to Brighton?

    There are nine daily departures from Monday to Friday. These start in the small hours then continue intermittently until lunchtime. Then there's a lull until the late afternoon and evening, with the last bus leaving around 9:00 p.m. Weekends see two additional services, although departures start a little later.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Canterbury to Brighton?

    Departure bus station: Canterbury Central Bus Station is on St George's Lane, south-east of the city centre. Open 24/7, it's next to Whitefriars shopping centre, with the Abbey and the university a 10-minute stroll to the east. As well as handling intercity coach traffic, the station is a hub for local routes within town and throughout Kent. Stagecoach buses from Margate, Dover, Deal, Folkestone and other nearby towns all pass through, and visitors can also catch buses to Canterbury Cathedral, the Roman museum and other attractions.

    Arrival bus station: Brighton Bus and Coach Station has a kiosk, coffee shop and fast food outlet. Situated on Poole Valley Road, it's well placed whether one is in town for the sea, sights or shopping. The Lanes are just to the west, and it's only a few paces to the beach and Brighton Palace Pier. Other beachside attractions such as Volk's Electric Railway are an easy walk too. Meanwhile, the Royal Pavilion is a short bus ride back into town.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove
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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach to Brighton and Hove from Canterbury cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Brighton and Hove from Canterbury to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of coach tickets from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove?
    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Canterbury to Brighton and Hove coach to cost on average £20  one way.
    What is the distance from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove via coach?
    The coach distance from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove is around 61 miles (98 km).
    What is the average Canterbury to Brighton and Hove coach duration?
    The coach time from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove is on average 6 h  for the 61 miles (98 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by coach from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove, which coach station in Canterbury do I depart from and which coach station in Brighton and Hove do I arrive in?

    There are a few coach stations in Canterbury to start your route from including Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride. In Brighton and Hove you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Brighton, Coach Station, Brighton, Patcham and Brighton, Preston Circus.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Canterbury West   and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.

    Where is the coach station in Canterbury? Where is the coach station in Brighton and Hove?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Canterbury West and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Brighton and Hove most often arrive at Brighton, Coach Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove?
    For the trip from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When can I take the first coach from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove? When can I take the last coach for the day?
    The earliest coach for this trip departs from Canterbury at 07: 10. The last coach leaves from Canterbury at 20: 55. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Canterbury for the best deals?
    If you buy Canterbury to Brighton and Hove coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £20. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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