There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Caterham by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Caterham

$23 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, line 400 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to South Terminal Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham Railway Station 400

$17 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, line 400 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham Railway Station 400

$21 - $39

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Caterham 38.5 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Caterham 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Caterham is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Caterham is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Caterham station. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Caterham Railway Station via Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Caterham. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Caterham via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Caterham is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £17 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Brighton to Caterham, including transfers.

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Brighton to Caterham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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Brighton to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Caterham is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £17 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 400 bus, which costs £13 - £14 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Caterham via East Croydon in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Caterham via South Terminal Bus Station and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Caterham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.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 Brighton, Preston Circus to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to Caterham
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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