Cheap bus tickets from London to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Cheapest

£11

Average

£12

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 London to Brighton and Hove will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.

Cheapest
22:30London2h35 01:05Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way
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20:00London2h45 22:45Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:00London2h55 12:55Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:00London2h35 23:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:30London3h15 20:45Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way

Bus Timetable London to Brighton and Hove

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02:00London2h35 04:35Brighton, Coach Station
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07:00London2h55 09:55Brighton, Coach Station
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08:30London2h55 11:25Brighton, Coach Station
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10:00London2h55 12:55Brighton, Coach Station
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11:00London2h55 13:55Brighton, Coach Station
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12:00London2h55 14:55Brighton, Coach Station
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13:30London2h55 16:25Brighton, Coach Station
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14:30London2h55 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
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16:00London3h15 19:15Brighton, Coach Station
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17:30London3h15 20:45Brighton, Coach Station
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18:30London2h55 21:25Brighton, Coach Station
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20:00London2h45 22:45Brighton, Coach Station
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21:00London2h35 23:35Brighton, Coach Station
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22:30London2h35 01:05Brighton, Coach Station
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23:59London2h36 02:35Brighton, Coach Station
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Fri
28 Jan
£29Thameslink
£11National Express
Sat
29 Jan
£14Thameslink
£7National Express
Sun
30 Jan
£14Thameslink
£11National Express
Mon
31 Jan
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Wed
2 Feb
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£7National Express
Thu
3 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Fri
4 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Sat
5 Feb
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£7National Express
Sun
6 Feb
£14Thameslink
£7National Express
Mon
7 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Tue
8 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Wed
9 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Thu
10 Feb
£22Thameslink
£7National Express
Fri
11 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express
Sat
12 Feb
£34Southern
£7National Express
Sun
13 Feb
£34Southern
£7National Express
Mon
14 Feb
£28Thameslink
£4National Express
Tue
15 Feb
£29Thameslink
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Wed
16 Feb
£29Thameslink
£7National Express

Bus times from London to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

76 km

Of the 15 buses that leave London for Brighton and Hove every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 76 km distance in an average of 2 h 51 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
21:00London2h35 23:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way
Fastest
22:30London2h35 01:05Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way
Fastest
02:00London2h35 04:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way
2nd Fastest
23:59London2h36 02:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way
20:00London2h45 22:45Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Infobus or Thameslink

Coaches from London to Brighton and Hove cover the 47 miles (75 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like National Express, Infobus or Thameslink. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express London to Brighton and Hove

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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 London - 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.

  • Average Price: £7

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from London 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 London to Brighton

Visiting the south coast's premier resort town is easy, with regular direct coaches from the capital to Brighton, and plenty of choices for travellers. National Express provides 8 direct buses to Brighton on weekdays, and 10 coaches on Saturdays and Sundays. Expect journey times to be fairly short, ranging from 1 hour 50 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes.

Which coach companies travel from London to Brighton?

When travellers head to Brighton from London by coach, they won't have many companies to choose between. Only National Express operates buses on the London to Brighton route.

How long is the coach from London to Brighton?

The journey by bus between London and Brighton compares well with driving and rail connections. Expect journey times for direct coaches to vary between 1 hour 50 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes.

How many coaches are there from London to Brighton?

There should always be plenty of coaches to choose from when travelling to Brighton from London. National Express operates 8-10 direct buses every day of the week (with most services on Saturdays). Buses depart from early in the morning until just before midnight. Between 8:30 a.m. and around 6:30 p.m., expect a departure every couple of hours.

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

Departure Station: Every bus that travels from London to Brighton will depart from London Victoria Coach Station. London's main bus terminal has wifi inside the building, and offers a few basic shops and cafes. More dining and shopping options can be found not far away in Victoria Station. Victoria also provides excellent connections with the rest of London, via the London Underground and overground rail links. Additionally, those coming from Heathrow or Gatwick airports can connect directly to the Coach Station via National Express services. Transfers take 30-40 minutes.

Arrival Station: Coaches from London will get into Brighton Coach Station. Located at the end of Old Steine Gardens, a short walk from the seafront, the Coach Station is much closer to Brighton's main attractions than the railway station. The city centre university campus is a short 10 minutes' walk away, as is the Palace Pier, SEA LIFE Brighton, and the Pavilion Gardens. Buses along the front provide connections to Brighton Marina, while the Lanes shopping district is around 15-20 away by foot.

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FAQs

How much do cheap coach tickets from London to Brighton and Hove cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from London to Brighton and Hove for the next 7 days starting from £7  one way.

What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Brighton and Hove on average?

If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Brighton and Hove coach to cost on average £9  one way.

What is the distance from London to Brighton and Hove by coach?

The distance to Brighton and Hove from London by coach is approximately 47 miles (75 km).

How long does it take from London to Brighton and Hove by coach?

On average the London to Brighton and Hove coach time is 1 h 26 min  covering the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by coach from London to Brighton and Hove, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in Brighton and Hove do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria   to Brighton, Coach Station.

Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Brighton and Hove located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 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 0.6 miles (940 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies go from London to Brighton and Hove?

Take the London to Brighton and Hove coach with National Express, Infobus or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip from London to Brighton and Hove as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest coach from London to Brighton and Hove? What time is the last coach from London to Brighton and Hove?

If you prefer early morning coaches from London to Brighton and Hove, the first coach leaves at 08: 24. If you prefer late night coaches from London to Brighton and Hove, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from London to Brighton and Hove times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I buy coach tickets between London and Brighton and Hove to score the best deals?

If you book London to Brighton and Hove coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £9. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from London to Brighton and Hove. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.