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London - Victoria Coach Station
Brighton - Pool Valley Coach Station
London - Victoria Coach Station
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Brighton - Pool Valley Coach Station
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London - Victoria Coach Station
Brighton - Brighton (Patcham) London Rd, opp Miller & Carter
London - Victoria Coach Station
Brighton - Brighton (Patcham) London Rd, opp Miller & Carter
London - Victoria Coach Station
Brighton - Withdean Park (Opp. The Deneway)
Bus London to Brighton: Trip Overview

Bus London to Brighton: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$9
Average bus trip duration2h 57m
Number of daily buses123
Earliest bus departure2:00 AM
Distance46 miles (73 km)
Latest bus departure11:59 PM

See what travelers are saying about the trip from London to Brighton

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User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from London to Brighton

Ratings and Reviews (49)

One of your drivers has sent away my backpack that contains all my documents. As at now I hv not find it.

Haruna S.

September 26, 2023
The drivers were very helpful and kind.

Szilvia D.

August 25, 2023
Very easy comfortable stress free trip

Ray H.

July 22, 2023
We booked a day trip to Brighton which ran on time and both our bus drivers were professional and very helpful.

Vicky T.

July 17, 2023
Very polite and friendly drivers both to and from Brighton. Due to unforeseen traffic congestion, driver was late with return pick-up.

Eileen W.

May 30, 2023

London to Brighton Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses123
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures2:00AM - 11:59PM
Minimum Price$14
Average Ticket Price$9
Minimum Trip Duration1h48m
Average Bus Trip Duration2h57m
Distance46 miles (73 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteNational Express
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip London - Brighton

Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. Both are easy and sustainable ways to travel to Brighton. Another option is using carpool services and riding with fellow travelers.

Traveling from London to Brighton takes about 2h 57m on average, but you can get there in as little as 1h 48m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 47 miles (76 km) that separate the two cities.

London and Brighton are 47 miles (76 km) apart.

About 123 buses travel this route daily, provided by National Express. The number of buses from London to Brighton can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from London to Brighton a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service operates from 2:00 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:59 PM for the final departure.

The majority of buses traveling from London to Brighton start their journey at Victoria Coach Station and wind up at Pool Valley Coach Station. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most economical way to travel this route. With prices starting at $7, you won't find a more affordable way to get there.

The bus ticket costs $9 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $7 to $60, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, a day trip from London to Brighton is definitely doable. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 3h 36m. So you'll have enough time to visit Brighton before returning to London in the evening.

Once in Brighton, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Brighton Murder and Mayhem Tour, Hollingbury Park Golf Course, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton Fishing Museum and Sea Life Brighton.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

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The cheapest trip from London to Brighton was searched and found on Dec 11, 2023 with a price of $14

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from London to Brighton, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $14 to $40 for a bus ticket from London to Brighton based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $14 which is on 2023-12-11.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from London to Brighton but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from London to Brighton.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from London to Brighton.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from London to Brighton while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from London to Brighton?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time2h 57mAvg Price$9Daily Departures123
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time1h 25mAvg Price$37Daily Departures35
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel Time1h 40mAvg Price$14Daily Departures1

The best way to travel between London and Brighton is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $9 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $7. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Brighton, choose the bus, as it will take you from London to Brighton in about 1h 25m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to London by bus?

Bus from Brighton to London

You can also go to Brighton by train

Train from London to Brighton

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