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- Where are the popular bus stations and stops in London and Brighton?
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- About Bus Travel
- What's the cheapest way to go from London to Brighton?
- Will you be returning to Brighton by bus?
- You can also go to Brighton by train
- Why choose Busbud?
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Bus London to Brighton: Trip Overview
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According to customer reviews, National Express provides a reliable and comfortable service for day trips to Brighton. Customers appreciate the professionalism and helpfulness of the bus drivers. However, there have been some reports of delays due to traffic congestion, which resulted in late return pick-ups. Overall, customers find the trip stress-free and smooth with informative drivers.
National Express London Brighton recent customer reviews
One of your drivers has sent away my backpack that contains all my documents. As at now I hv not find it.
We booked a day trip to Brighton which ran on time and both our bus drivers were professional and very helpful.
Very polite and friendly drivers both to and from Brighton. Due to unforeseen traffic congestion, driver was late with return pick-up.
London to Brighton Buses
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Whether it is cheap bus tickets or more luxurious buses going to Brighton from London, we help you find what you're looking for based on how much of a budget you have.
Information on this bus route
|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||2:00AM - 11:59PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$9|
|Minimum Trip Duration||1h48m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||2h57m|
|Distance||46 miles (73 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||National Express|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in London and Brighton?
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.
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.
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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?
|Vehicle Type||Travel Time||Avg Price||Daily Departures|
|Vehicle TypeBus||Travel Time2h 57m||Avg Price$9||Daily Departures123|
|Vehicle TypeTrain||Travel Time1h 25m||Avg Price$37||Daily Departures35|
|Vehicle TypeCarpool||Travel Time1h 40m||Avg Price$14||Daily 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!
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