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from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens7h25 17:25Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£241One-way
Cheapest
11:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens7h45 19:30Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£201One-way
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06:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens7h02 13:12Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£251One-way
18:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens7h30 01:45Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£281One-way
03:50Cardiff, Sophia Gardens6h25 10:15Brighton, Coach Station
1 changes
£371One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
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£24National Express
Sun
17 Oct
£107Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£83Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£83Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£82Great Western Railway
£12National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£60Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£82Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£64Great Western Railway
£23National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£83Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£79Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£79Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£82Great Western Railway
£23National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£83Great Western Railway
£23National Express

Travel Information to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £67 • 3 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 139 miles (224 km) by coach or train from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
How do I travel to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Brighton and Hove:

A coach is generally £52 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £67 from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?

The quickest way to travel to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 3 h 38 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?

Brighton and Hove is approximately 139 miles (224 km) away from Cardiff.

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

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

  • 10 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove:

  • Coaches most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Brighton and Hove at Brighton, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove most often leave from Cardiff Central and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove?

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

  • National Express can take you to Brighton and Hove by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove for £15.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Brighton and Hove by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Cardiff to Brighton and Hove tickets on Omio for £67.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Brighton and Hove from Cardiff?
Omio customers who travel from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove often also extend their holiday to go to London, Stansted or Bristol. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brighton and Hove and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Cardiff to Brighton and Hove ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Cardiff and Brighton and Hove, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £15 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £67 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cardiff to Brighton and Hove online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.