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London to Brighton

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02:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h35 05:05Brighton, Coach Station
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04:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 06:55Brighton, Coach Station
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06:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h25 08:25Brighton, Coach Station
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07:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 10:00Brighton, Coach Station
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08:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 11:00Brighton, Coach Station
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09:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 12:00Brighton, Coach Station
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10:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h15 13:15Brighton, Coach Station
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 14:00Brighton, Coach Station
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12:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 15:20Brighton, Coach Station
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13:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 16:00Brighton, Coach Station
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14:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h30 17:30Brighton, Coach Station
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15:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h40 18:10Brighton, Coach Station
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16:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h35 19:35Brighton, Coach Station
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17:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h40 20:10Brighton, Coach Station
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18:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 21:50Brighton, Coach Station
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19:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 22:00Brighton, Coach Station
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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h15 23:15Brighton, Coach Station
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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h20 23:50Brighton, Coach Station
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22:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h05 01:05Brighton, Coach Station
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23:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 02:20Brighton, Coach Station
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23:59London, Victoria Coach Station5h06 05:05Brighton, Coach Station
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The fastest buses

from London
to Brighton

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 59 m

Buses per day

21

Distance

76 km

Of the 21 bus that leave London for Brighton every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 76 km distance in an average of 2 h 59 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest bus will take 5 h 6 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.

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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h20 23:50Brighton, Coach Station
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£51One-way
2nd Fastest
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06:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h25 08:25Brighton, Coach Station
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£171One-way
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07:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 10:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£131One-way
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19:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 22:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£51One-way
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 14:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Sep 16
£21Thameslink
£13National Express
Tue
Sep 17
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Wed
Sep 18
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Thu
Sep 19
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Fri
Sep 20
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Sat
Sep 21
£13Southern
£4National Express
Sun
Sep 22
£9Southern
£5National Express
Mon
Sep 23
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Tue
Sep 24
£28Thameslink
£4National Express
Wed
Sep 25
£28Thameslink
£4National Express
Thu
Sep 26
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Fri
Sep 27
£28Thameslink
£5National Express
Sat
Sep 28
£14Thameslink
£5National Express
Sun
Sep 29
£14Thameslink
£5National Express
Mon
Sep 30
£27Thameslink
£5National Express
Tue
Oct 1
£28Thameslink
£4National Express
Wed
Oct 2
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Thu
Oct 3
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Fri
Oct 4
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Sat
Oct 5
£9Southern
£4National Express
Sun
Oct 6
£32Southern
£5National Express

The cheapest buses

from London
to Brighton

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

£5

Average

£14

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Brighton will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

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19:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 22:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£51One-way
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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h20 23:50Brighton, Coach Station
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 14:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way
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13:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h30 16:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£111One-way
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23:00London, Victoria Coach Station3h20 02:20Brighton, Coach Station
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£121One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Brighton Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours 22 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £4
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Brighton
Distance:76 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Brighton
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

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