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

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Train  •  1h 27m

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

$23 - $42

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Bus, line 400 bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham station 400

$13 - $16

3 alternative options

Train, line 400 bus  •  2h 14m

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

$16 - $37

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Caterham 38.5 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  40m

  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 40m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Caterham station. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Caterham station via Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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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 1h 27m.

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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 1h 27m and costs £17 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Brighton to Caterham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brighton to Caterham is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £17 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 400 bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Caterham via East Croydon in around 1h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Caterham via Gatwick Airport London South and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal in around 2h 35m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Caterham
Ave. Duration
24m
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
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to Caterham
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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Brighton to Caterham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Caterham station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Caterham is 39 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Brighton to Caterham.

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