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Cheap coach tickets from London to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London to Brighton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
16:003h18
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:18Brighton, Patcham
£141One-way
0 changes
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National Express
13:002h53
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:53Brighton, Patcham
£141One-way
0 changes
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National Express
14:003h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:15Brighton, York Place
£141One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
National Express
14:003h12
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:12Brighton, Preston Circus
£141One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
National Express
11:002h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:48Brighton, Patcham
£141One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableLondon to Brighton

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
National Express
03:302h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:15Brighton, Preston Circus
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National Express
03:302h38
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:08Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
03:302h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:20Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
05:002h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:55Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
05:002h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:50Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
05:002h43
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:43Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
07:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:05Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
07:002h53
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:53Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
07:003h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:10Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
08:002h53
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:53Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
08:003h01
London, Victoria Coach Station
11:01Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
08:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
11:05Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
09:003h02
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:02Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
09:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:05Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
09:002h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
11:48Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
10:002h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:48Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
10:003h02
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:02Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
10:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:05Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
11:002h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:48Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
11:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:05Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
11:003h02
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:02Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
12:003h05
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:05Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
12:002h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:48Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
12:003h02
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:02Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
13:002h53
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:53Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
13:003h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:10Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
13:003h07
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:07Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
14:003h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:15Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
14:003h12
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:12Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
14:003h03
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:03Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
15:003h13
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:13Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
15:003h27
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:27Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
15:003h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:30Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
16:003h18
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:18Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
16:003h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:30Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
16:003h27
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:27Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
17:003h13
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:13Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
17:003h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:22Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
17:003h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:25Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
18:003h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
21:10Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
18:003h07
London, Victoria Coach Station
21:07Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
18:002h53
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:53Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
19:002h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
21:55Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
19:002h52
London, Victoria Coach Station
21:52Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
19:002h43
London, Victoria Coach Station
21:43Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
20:302h43
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:13Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
20:302h52
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:22Brighton, York Place
0 changes
National Express
20:302h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:20Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
22:002h28
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:28Brighton, Patcham
0 changes
National Express
22:002h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:35Brighton, Preston Circus
0 changes
National Express
22:002h37
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:37Brighton, York Place
0 changes

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Bus times from London to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 28 m

Average

3 h

Buses per day

51

Distance

76 km

Of the 51 buses that leave London for Brighton every day 51 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
22:002h28
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:28Brighton, Patcham
£141One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
22:002h35
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:35Brighton, Preston Circus
£141One-way
0 changes
National Express
22:002h37
London, Victoria Coach Station
00:37Brighton, York Place
£141One-way
0 changes
National Express
03:302h38
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:08Brighton, Patcham
£191One-way
0 changes
National Express
20:302h43
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:13Brighton, Patcham
£141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from London to Brighton

distanceDistance47 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 28 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency13 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 13 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Bus or Southern

Coaches from London to Brighton cover the 47 miles long route taking on average 2 h 28 min with our travel partners like National Express, Bus or Southern. Normally, there are 13 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £11, but the average price of coach tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Brighton, Patcham.

Coach companies: National Express, Bus and Southern London to Brighton

For as little as £11 you can travel by coach to Brighton from London with National Express, Bus and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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 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.

London to Brighton coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • National Express frequency: 13 a day

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.

FAQs: London to Brighton coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Brighton with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London to Brighton can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London to Brighton is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Brighton coach time is 2 h 28 min   covering the 47 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London to Brighton leaves at 10: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London to Brighton leaves at 22: 59.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Brighton without having to change trains with National Express or Southern. There are 13 direct coaches from London to Brighton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from London to Brighton you can take a coach with National Express, Bus or Southern. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from London to Brighton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 2 & 3. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your trip in coach stations like Brighton, Patcham, Brighton, Preston Circus and Brighton, Withdean Park.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Brighton, Patcham, located 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Brighton from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from London to Brighton is September.
You have options as you can travel between London and Brighton 2 different ways: train or coach.

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