The cheapest buses from Stansted to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£24

Average

£30

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 Stansted to Brighton and Hove will cost around £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
19:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 22:35Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
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07:05London, Stansted Airport3h40 10:45Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
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22:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 01:35Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
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11:00London, Stansted Airport3h45 14:45Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:50London, Stansted Airport5h25 10:15Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£251One-way

Timetable Stansted to Brighton and Hove

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04:10London, Stansted Airport5h05 09:15Brighton, Coach Station
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04:50London, Stansted Airport5h25 10:15Brighton, Coach Station
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07:05London, Stansted Airport3h40 10:45Brighton, Coach Station
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07:10London, Stansted Airport4h10 11:20Brighton, Coach Station
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07:35London, Stansted Airport5h37 13:12Brighton, Coach Station
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09:10London, Stansted Airport5h15 14:25Brighton, Coach Station
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11:00London, Stansted Airport3h45 14:45Brighton, Coach Station
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11:10London, Stansted Airport4h15 15:25Brighton, Coach Station
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11:35London, Stansted Airport5h50 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
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12:35London, Stansted Airport5h55 18:30Brighton, Coach Station
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15:00London, Stansted Airport3h45 18:45Brighton, Coach Station
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16:10London, Stansted Airport4h20 20:30Brighton, Coach Station
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19:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 22:35Brighton, Coach Station
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22:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 01:35Brighton, Coach Station
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23:35London, Stansted Airport5h10 04:45Brighton, Coach Station
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23:55London, Stansted Airport9h20 09:15Brighton, Coach Station
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Sat
23 Oct
£60Thameslink
£24National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£60Southern
£24National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£60Thameslink
£24National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£60Thameslink
£24National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£59Southern
£14National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£60Greater Anglia
£14National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£60Thameslink
£14National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£60Southern
£14National Express

The fastest buses from Stansted to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

4 h 55 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

121 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Stansted for Brighton and Hove every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 121 km distance in an average of 4 h 55 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 20 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
19:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 22:35Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
Fastest
22:00London, Stansted Airport3h35 01:35Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Fastest
07:05London, Stansted Airport3h40 10:45Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way
15:00London, Stansted Airport3h45 18:45Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£321One-way
11:00London, Stansted Airport3h45 14:45Brighton, Coach Station
0 changes
£241One-way

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Coach Information between Stansted and Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance75 miles (121 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£24 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Stansted to Brighton and Hove cover the 75 miles (121 km) long route taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £24, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express between Stansted and Brighton and Hove

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Stansted to Brighton and Hove from £24 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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 Stansted - 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: £24

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Stansted and Brighton and Hove and when travelling by coach:

  • 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 Stansted to Brighton

Coaches offer an affordable route from Stansted to Brighton, allowing for seamless flight transfers whenever they are required. Every day, at least 30 indirect services travel from Stansted to Brighton, and journey times vary from four hours 15 minutes to just under seven hours. 

Which coach companies travel from Stansted to Brighton?

National Express is the sole operator of coaches from Stansted to Brighton. The company doesn't run a direct route. Instead, a single change will be needed, usually in Milton Keynes or London.

How long is the coach from Stansted to Brighton?

Journey times vary considerably on the Stansted to Brighton coach route. Travellers can expect the fastest journeys to take around four hours 15 minutes. However, journey times can reach seven hours or more, making it important to check schedules carefully before booking.

How many coaches are there from Stansted to Brighton?

There's no shortage of choice when travellers head from Stansted to Brighton. Every day of the week, passengers can expect to choose from 30-40 services with a single change, and even more when routes with two changes are considered.

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

Departure bus station: All buses from Stansted to Brighton will leave from Stansted Airport Bus Station. The bus stop is only two minutes' walk from the arrivals terminal, so should be easily accessible for those with heavy luggage. It offers more than just a place to wait, with free WiFi, a cafe on site, the chance to purchase travel essentials and payphones and lavatories. It's also around 10 minutes' walk from the Airport Train Station when stairs and gateways are taken into account.

Arrival bus station: Coaches to Brighton from Stansted could arrive at a couple of locations. Firstly, all buses stop at Brighton Coach Station. This can be found close to the seafront promenade, at the southern end of the Old Steine Gardens. From there, arrivals can walk to the Royal Pavilion and the beach in around five to ten minutes. Alternatively, many buses to Brighton also stop at York Place, which is around 800 metres north of the seafront and a much more convenient stop for those heading to Brighton Station. Some buses also stop at Preston Circus, which is the ideal destination for those headed to northern Brighton.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach between Stansted and Brighton and Hove?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Stansted for as low as £24  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove?
The Stansted to Brighton and Hove coach ticket price is on average £24  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance to Brighton and Hove from Stansted via coach?
The coach distance from Stansted to Brighton and Hove is around 75 miles (121 km).
How many hours does it take from Stansted to Brighton and Hove by coach?
On average the coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove duration is 5 h 25 min  for the 75 miles (121 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Stansted to Brighton and Hove coach leave from? Which Brighton and Hove coach station do I come into from Stansted?

When departing from Stansted, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. When arriving in Brighton and Hove, you can end your route in coach stations like Brighton, Coach Station, Brighton, Patcham and Brighton, Preston Circus.

Omio customers book a coach from Stansted Airport   to Brighton, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the coach station in Stansted to go to Brighton and Hove? Where is the coach station in Brighton and Hove located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Brighton, Coach Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service to Brighton and Hove from Stansted?
Take the Stansted to Brighton and Hove coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Brighton and Hove from Stansted as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove, consider travelling with National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
When is the earliest coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove? When is the last coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove?
You can take the first coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove at 06: 05   or take the last coach from Stansted to Brighton and Hove leaving at 22: 35. Look for the latest Stansted Brighton and Hove coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.
How early should I book coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Stansted to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Stansted to Brighton and Hove is on average £24 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets to Brighton and Hove from Stansted available a few months in advance.

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