Buses from London to Brighton

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14:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h 20m 16:50Brighton, Coach Station
£5
1One-way
£51One-way
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12:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h 20m 14:50Brighton, Coach Station
£7
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£71One-way
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h 10m 12:40Brighton, Coach Station
£11
1One-way
£111One-way
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23:00London, Victoria Coach Station1h 50m 00:50Brighton, Coach Station
£12
1One-way
£121One-way
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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h 20m 23:50Brighton, Coach Station
£13
1One-way
£131One-way
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Sat
May 25
£13Thameslink
£6National Express
Sun
May 26
£13Southern
£5National Express
Mon
May 27
£13Thameslink
£6National Express
Tue
May 28
£27Thameslink
£6National Express
Wed
May 29
£27Thameslink
£6National Express
Thu
May 30
£27Thameslink
£6National Express
Fri
May 31
£27Thameslink
£6National Express
Sat
Jun 1
£6Southern
£4National Express
Sun
Jun 2
£13Southern
£5National Express
Mon
Jun 3
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Tue
Jun 4
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Wed
Jun 5
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Thu
Jun 6
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Fri
Jun 7
£27Thameslink
£5National Express
Sat
Jun 8
£9Southern
£4National Express
Sun
Jun 9
£13Thameslink
£5National Express
Mon
Jun 10
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Tue
Jun 11
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Wed
Jun 12
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Thu
Jun 13
£27Thameslink
£4National Express
Fri
Jun 14
£27Thameslink
£4National Express

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Journey Summary

London to Brighton Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
2 hours 25 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £6
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Brighton
Distance:76 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Travelling by Coach from London to Brighton

coaches from London to Brighton are run by National Express and run on average twice an hour during the weekdays. Most coaches are direct and take about 1hr 30min to arrive in Brighton.

Know before you go:

  • coaches from London to Brighton are run by National Express.
  • The average journey duration is 1hr 58min, although some journeys can take up to 2hr 55min with a change at Gatwick.
  • Coaches run from London to Brighton from 10:00 until 23:30, although times may vary.
  • Up to 2 coaches depart an hour throughout the day.
  • Coaches depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive into Brighton Coach Station.

Cheapest Days to Travel by Bus

The table below displays the cheapest days to travel throughout the week by bus, on average, across the U.K. You can save yourself almost £10 by booking to travel on a Tuesday instead of the most expensive day, Friday. In general, to travel during the week is cheaper, although a Sunday is also a cheaper day to travel by bus.


Tips for Booking Cheap Coaches from London to Brighton

  • To get the best price it's important to book at least one week in advance, the further in advance the better.
  • The cheapest day to book is a Tuesday, Friday is the most expensive day to travel.
  • The cheapest time of day to travel is either first thing in the morning or last in the evening.

Coach Station Information and Getting to the City Centre

Departing from London: Coaches from London to Brighton depart from Victoria Coach Station in the southwest of London, close to Westminster on Buckingham Palace Road. Passengers can get to Victoria Coach Station by taking the District & Circle Lines or the Victoria Line on the Underground and then walk the few minutes to the coach station.

Passengers can also take a local bus to the station from many areas around London and walk the same distance to the coach station. Victoria departure terminal closes at 01:00 and opens again at 05:00. There are refreshments, cash machines and a left luggage office. Passengers are advised to be at Victoria Coach station at least 30 minutes before the departure time.

Arriving in Brighton: Buses from London to Brighton arrive at Brighton Pool Valley Bus Station, right near the seafront in central Brighton, just adjacent to Brighton Pier. Brighton Railway Station is approximately a further kilometre away inland to the north and is serviced by trains travelling along the south coast and to Gatwick Airport. Brighton has an extensive bus network and plenty of taxis are available for onward travel. Some night bus routes are also offered.

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Best fares for buses from London to Brighton

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Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
13:302h 20m15:50
LondonBrighton
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
12:302h 30m15:00
LondonBrighton
Wed, May 29
Bus
National Express
10:302h 30m13:00
LondonBrighton
Fastest Buses from London to Brighton by duration
Sun, Jun 9
Bus
National Express
19:301h 55m21:25
LondonBrighton
Sat, Jun 15
Bus
National Express
19:301h 55m21:25
LondonBrighton
Sun, Jun 16
Bus
National Express
19:301h 55m21:25
LondonBrighton
Return Journeys for Buses from Brighton to London
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
09:352h 15m11:50
BrightonLondon
Tue, May 28
Bus
National Express
04:052h 30m06:35
BrightonLondon
Wed, May 29
Bus
National Express
19:052h 30m21:35
BrightonLondon
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Brighton
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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