There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Covent Garden by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Gatwick Express  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria

$29 - $48

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Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brighton to London 53.7 miles

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Blackfriars

$23 - $35

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Covent Garden 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Covent Garden. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Covent Garden is 47 miles. The road distance is 53.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Covent Garden without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Brighton to Covent Garden, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brighton to Covent Garden is to train which takes 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Brighton to Covent Garden bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Victoria Coach Station Arrivals.

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Brighton to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from Brighton to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 54 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Brighton to Covent Garden every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brighton to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Covent Garden is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Brighton to Covent Garden.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brighton and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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