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Best prices for bus tickets London to Brighton

from £6.00 MORE 2h36m
Other modes of transport available to travel from London to Brighton
from £5.00 MORE 1h15m

Route information

Bus London Brighton

Bus journey London to Brighton

London Brighton bus map

Bus Time 2h19m
Origin London, England
Destination Brighton, England
Distance 47 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £6.00
Bus operators: National Express

All coach services connecting London (England) to Brighton (England) are operated by National Express.

We found buses from €6.00 to travel in the next 30 days. The price of the bus from London to Brighton can more or less change depending especially on how much time in advance you purchase it but you will notice that most of the time, travelling by coach is the cheapest travel option.

Coach services will often enable you to pay less comparing to other transportation modes. However you will have to spend about 2h19m on the road to cover the 47 miles between London and Brighton.

Discount coach London to Brighton

National Express discounts London to Brighton

National Express offers several opportunities to save money on your ticket when travelling from London to Brighton by bus. As an example you can benefit from cheaper tickets when booking in advance as well as if you choose to use one of the operator's coach cards or specific passes.

If you plan to travel across the United Kingdom for a few weeks, National Express can help you save money using the Brit Xplorer passes. You will be able to travel for a fixed price during 7 (£79*), 14 (£139*) or 28 (£219*) consecutive days.

National Express offers Coachcards for customers aged between 16 to 26, for seniors and for registered disabled customers. It allows card holders 33% off bus fares and only costs £10* a year. In fact if your coach ticket costs £30 or more, the card will pay for itself after only one trip.

Families can also benefit from special discounts with a dedicated Coachcard. Whether you have one (£8* a year) or 2 children (£16* for 12 months), they will be able to travel anytime for free when accompanied by a paying adult.

If you want to travel as a group of four or more in the UK, including for your journey to Brighton from London, you can get 25% on standard fares.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between London and Brighton:

London to Brighton trains

Travel information for your bus from London to Brighton

Coach routes are highly popular in the UK: every year approximately 30 million people choose this mean of transport for their vacations and to visit family and friends. Carriers propose attractive prices, usually less expensive than train prices or plane fares. Yet persons must be patient because bus trips are more time-consuming. For example the average journey duration for bus from London to Brighton is 2h19m.

Travelling by coach takes longer than a trip by train yet nowadays operators provide more and more high quality service on coaches. The majority of buses are equipped with comfortable seats, toilets, electrical sockets and air conditioning. On some lines, Wi-Fi is available allowing you to use your computer and tablet during your journey.

For the purpose of provide a punctual service coach companies as National Express demand travelers to be ready to leave at least 30 minutes before departure. Customers should have within easy reach their identity documents and other travel papers like coach ticket to be ready for control at check-in. Do not forget that for your next journey by bus from London to Brighton, 15 minutes before, boarding is no longer ensured.

Passengers travelling by bus to Brighton are allowed to take up to three pieces of luggage per passenger. Usually operators don't mind what your luggage is packed in: they ask travelers that it's no bigger than a standard large suitcase and weight 20kg maximum. You are authorized to also bring a piece of small hand luggage on the bus with you!

If you have to cancel your London Brighton coach travel or if you want insurance for your luggage or be repatriated during your next coach coach, check at information about the National Express insurance for your trip from London to Brighton online directly on the website of the carriers.

Things to do in Brighton

Discover the best of Brighton by going to these 6 places

  • The Lanes
  • Brighton Pier
  • Sea Life Centre
  • Brighton Dome
  • Brighton Fishing Museum
  • Foredown Tower

If you wish to spend some time visiting Brighton, we have listed for you some points of interests in order to help you prepare your trip. Your itinerary can change depending on your preferences or whether you're discovering the city with your partner, family or friends but some of these tips can be of interest. Most of these landmarks are free to visit but we advise you to double check, especially as you might be able to buy tickets beforehand to avoid the queues.

The Lanes could be the starting point of your visit as it is among the main things to do for visitors. You can then carry on your itinerary with Brighton Dome and Brighton Pier which are also popular.

You might also continue your itinerary with Brighton Fishing Museum which is another way to discover the city.

If you still have some time, you should visit the Sea Life Centre which is generally appreciated by locals.

Our last advice if you want to get a full picture of the city will be the Foredown Tower. Remember to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your trip as it could enable you to meet locals who might be able to provide you with more insights.

Book a coach from London to Brighton

To purchase your London to Brighton bus ticket, you can go on National Express website that offers bus tickets between London to Brighton:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers London to Brighton bus tickets from £6. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from London to Brighton, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.


Coach stations to travel between London and Brighton

For your journey between London and Brighton several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: London Victoria bus station, London Heathrow Airport bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :Brighton Pool Valley bus station, Brighton Madeira Drive bus station.

Best price found for bus from London to Brighton

Gopili compares prices to find you cheap bus tickets from London to Brighton. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Brighton London bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 05/01/2018 08:00 National Express 1 day ago
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 05/01/2018 14:00 National Express 1 day ago
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 05/01/2018 15:30 National Express 1 day ago
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 05/01/2018 12:30 National Express 1 day ago
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 04/01/2018 14:00 National Express 2 days ago
victoria coach station
(coach station)
£12.00 04/01/2018 12:30 National Express 2 days ago

Best price found for London to Brighton bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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Bus times from London to Brighton

Every day many National Express coaches travel from London to Brighton: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

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Price of a bus London to Brighton depending on when you purchase your ticket
















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Days before Departure

As you can note in the table above, the price of the ticket for a coach from London to Brighton is more expensive the closer you get to your departure day. Purchasing your seat beforehand will enable you to save money as well as avoiding missing the coach because it is full. It is 50% cheaper to purchase your bus 3 months in advance (from £7) as opposed to on the day you're travelling (from £13).

The results take into account the best prices found, when buying beforehand or on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.