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from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

You can get from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:05Cambridge4h30 01:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£291One-way
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21:05Cambridge4h30 01:35Brighton, Coach Station
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£291One-way
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18:10Cambridge4h40 22:50Brighton, Coach Station
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£291One-way
10:05Cambridge4h40 14:45Brighton, Coach Station
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£361One-way
14:05Cambridge4h55 19:00Brighton, Coach Station
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£391One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
£50Thameslink
£28National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£50Thameslink
£28National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£34Thameslink
£28National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£50Thameslink
£28National Express
Fri
5 Nov
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£28National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£34Thameslink
£28National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£34Thameslink
£28National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£50Thameslink
£28National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£50Thameslink
£28National Express

Travel Information from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Thameslink

Travel 95 miles (153 km) by coach or train between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Thameslink among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove
Travel to Brighton and Hove easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
How do I go from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brighton and Hove:

A coach journey is usually £40 less than a journey to Brighton and Hove by train, which costs on average £57 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge?

The fastest way from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.

Other travel options from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?

The distance from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove is approximately 95 miles (153 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove, where do I depart from Cambridge and where do I arrive in Brighton and Hove?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove depart from Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road to Brighton, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Cambridge and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Which travel companies can get me from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Brighton and Hove by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove for £17 on Omio.
  • Thameslink can take you to Brighton and Hove by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thameslink from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove for £57.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge?
Many of our customers travelling from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove don't make Brighton and Hove their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Stansted or Bristol, either of which you could add to your Cambridge and Brighton and Hove trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brighton and Hove to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £17 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £57 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Brighton and Hove tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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