There are 4 ways to get from Brighton to Cotswolds by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Reading  •  4 h 16 min

$74 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. OXF|the airline

$65 - $85

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

$77 - $131

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. 139.2 miles

$29 - $45

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Cotswolds via Gatwick Airport, Reading, and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from London Paddington to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Thameslink
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to St Clements Street (Dawson Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Cotswolds is 169 km. The road distance is 223 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Cotswolds is to drive which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Gatwick Airport and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Brighton to Cotswolds, including transfers.