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Coach Information to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove cover the 139 miles (224 km) long route taking on average 8 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 £21, but the average price of coach tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express between Cardiff and Brighton and Hove

Travel between Cardiff and Brighton and Hove from £21 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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.

    Buses from Cardiff to Brighton: Journey Details

    The first buses from Cardiff to Brighton each day depart in the very early hours of the morning. From Monday to Saturday, the final service leaves late at night, but on Sunday the final departure is earlier in the evening. Expected journey times can vary between 6 and 7 hours, including one change. All these bus services are operated by National Express.

    Taking the Bus from Cardiff

    Buses from Cardiff to Brighton leave from Sophia Gardens, which is on the west bank of the River Taff. There is a 24-hour car park close by, making the stop convenient for motorists. It is about 15 minutes' walk from Cardiff train station to Sophia Gardens, while another option is to take a taxi to the bus terminus. It may be advisable to book taxis in advance if travelling at night.

    Getting into Brighton by Bus

    The city of Brighton and Hove is one of Britain's most popular seaside resorts. On the South Coast in East Sussex, it has popular beaches and many attractive Georgian buildings. Famous landmarks in the city centre include the pier and the Royal Pavilion, which was built to look like an Indian palace. There are many unusual independent shops in the Lanes area and a wide range of restaurants and nightspots. Buses from Cardiff to Brighton arrive at Pool Valley Coach Station, which is in a central seafront location near the pier. There are regular bus services to destinations around the city, including the train station, which is about one kilometre away. Taxis are also available.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove
    Take the bus to Brighton and Hove easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest coach to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff for as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a coach ticket from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove on average?
    The Cardiff to Brighton and Hove coach ticket price is on average £25  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    What is the distance by coach from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?
    The coach distance from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove is around 139 miles (224 km).
    How long does it take from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove by coach?
    The Cardiff to Brighton and Hove coach duration is on average 8 h, which is to be expected when travelling 139 miles (224 km) from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    Which coach station in Cardiff goes to Brighton and Hove? Which coach station do I come into Brighton and Hove from Cardiff?

    When taking a coach from Cardiff, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). When you arrive in Brighton and Hove, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Brighton, Coach Station, Brighton, Patcham and Brighton, Preston Circus.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cardiff Central   to Brighton, Coach Station.

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

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

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

    Which coach companies can take me from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?
    When taking a coach from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Brighton and Hove. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    When is the earliest coach from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove? When is the last coach from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?
    The earliest coach departing from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove leaves at 11: 45. The last coach departing from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove leaves at 19: 45. You can find the latest Cardiff to Brighton and Hove coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove to get the best deals?
    If you purchase a coach ticket between Cardiff and Brighton and Hove within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £25 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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