London Gatwick Airport has scheduled routes to over 170 cities world-wide. It is located approximately 28 miles (45 kilometres) from Brighton and can be reached in half an hour by either road or rail (a railway station is located inside the airport terminal). A taxi from Gatwick airport would take around 45 minutes and would cost approximately £38.
London Heathrow Airport has more international connection that any other airport in the world. It is 90 minutes’ drive from Brighton using the motorway, or just under two hours using underground train to London Victoria railway station, and then fast express train service to Brighton. Fast coach services also run from both airport to Brighton coach station; 10 minutes’ walk from the Brighton Centre.
Brighton is connected to all areas of Britain via the Inter-City rail network, and is only 52 minutes direct from London Victoria. The Gatwick Express departs London Victoria to Gatwick every 15 minutes and the fastest connection onto Brighton takes just 28 minutes. There are frequent rail services into Brighton and the railway station is centrally located; 10 minutes’ walk from the Brighton Centre.
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Buses and taxis are plentiful throughout the city, 24 hours a day. Buses run from all over the city and neighbouring towns regularly to the city centre where the Brighton Centre is located.
The main bus station is Brighton Pool Valley which is a three minute walk away from Brighton Centre buses run from this station to all major cities in the UK.
By Car from the South: Major improvements to the M23/M25 link means that dual carriageways run continuously from the M25 London orbital motorway to within two miles of the heart of Brighton
Satellite Navigation: Use postcode BN1 2GR
Car Park: There are plenty of secure, inexpensive car parking options available for visitors to Brighton Centre, click here for details for details of nearby car parks.
We are delighted to offer delegates a fantastic car parking rate of just £12.50 per 24 hours during your visit to the Brighton Centre. Click here for further information.
There are cycle lanes across the city, including along the seafront, Grand Avenue and the Drive, Hove to Hangleton. Many of these routes form part of the national and regional cycle route network.
Click here to plan your cycle using the city cycle facilities map
New cycle parking facilities have been installed in the city, click here for details of cycle parking
Another enjoyable experience in Brighton city centre is walking. There is no better way to experience the life, architecture and culture of the city. The main city itself is compact making it a very “walkable” city.