|Avg. Bus Duration:|
2 hours 21 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£5|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Brighton|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.