There are 12 ways to get from Brighton to France by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Eurostar

$114 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. Ouibus

$29 - $40

10 alternative options

Train via Ashford International  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Eurostar

$107 - $262

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. 700 / ...

$39 - $65

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. LD Lines

$43 - $123

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 49 min

$231 - $260

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG  •  4 h 22 min

  1. LGW - CDG

$55 - $205

Fly London Gatwick to Nantes  •  4 h 19 min

  1. LGW - NTE

$50 - $205

Fly London Gatwick to Toulouse  •  4 h 36 min

  1. LGW - TLS

$50 - $195

Fly London Gatwick to Lyon  •  4 h 46 min

  1. LGW - LYS

$67 - $264

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 24 min

  1. LHR - CDG

$120 - $342

Fly London Gatwick to Nice  •  5 h 4 min

  1. LGW - NCE

$57 - $237

What companies run services between Brighton, England and France?

You can take a train from Brighton to Paris via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, Euston Square, St Pancras, British Library, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris City Center - Bercy, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$34
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and France is 493 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to France is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 10 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to France is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs £85 - £230.

No, there is no direct train from Brighton to France. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to France. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Brighton to France, including transfers.