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

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$41 - $63

Cheapest option

Line 703 bus, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  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 Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$17 - $21

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Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) to Friary Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) 63
  3. Take the bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Brighton, London Road Shops (Co-op) 17 / ...

$34

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bracknell to Brighton 70.7 miles

$15 - $22

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

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

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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, Preston Circus via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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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 2 h 16 min.

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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 2 h 16 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Bracknell to Brighton, including transfers.

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Bracknell to Brighton bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at 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 2 h 16 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 703 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bracknell to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Bracknell to Brighton via Clapham Junction in around 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bracknell to Brighton via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
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 Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) to Friary Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Brighton, London Road Shops (Co-op)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Sussex Coaches
Phone
+44(0)1403 741976
Email
info@sussex-coaches.co.uk
Website
sussex-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Brighton, London Road Shops (Co-op)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
sussex-coaches.co.uk

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