There are 4 ways to get from Bracknell to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bracknell to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Brighton

£27 - £65

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Line 703 bus, bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the line 703 bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 703
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South 200 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton 025 / ...

£16 - £22

2 alternative options

Train via London Gatwick Airport (LGW)  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Wokingham to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

£28 - £62

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Bracknell to Brighton 70.7 miles

£11 - £17

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The cheapest way to get from Bracknell to Brighton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Bracknell to Brighton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bracknell station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Bracknell Bus Station and arriving at Brighton via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Gatwick Airport London South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bracknell to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Bracknell and arriving at Brighton via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Bracknell and Brighton is 49 miles. The road distance is 70.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bracknell to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs £26 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Bracknell to Brighton, including transfers.

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Bracknell to Brighton bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Bracknell Bus Station.

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Bracknell to Brighton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bracknell station.

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The best way to get from Bracknell to Brighton is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs £26 - £65. Alternatively, you can line 703 bus and bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Bracknell to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Bracknell, England and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Bracknell to Brighton via Clapham Junction in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bracknell to Brighton via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport London T5, and Gatwick Airport London South in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bracknell to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £25
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£14 - £20
Anytime 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £12
Anytime 1st Class
£15 - £21
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Wokingham to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£11 - £14
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Green Line
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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National Express

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Bracknell to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Bracknell to Brighton train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bracknell to Brighton is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Bracknell to Brighton.

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