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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford

$29 - $58

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) to Horsham, Railway Station 17
  2. Take the bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Guildford, Millbrook 63 / ...

$19 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, line 32 bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) 271 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) 422 / ...
  3. Take the line 32 bus from Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) to Friary Bus Station 32

$28 - $31

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Guildford 45.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Brighton to Guildford 45.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Guildford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Guildford is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) and arriving at Guildford, Millbrook via Horsham, Railway Station and Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Guildford via Gatwick Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Guildford is 34 miles. The road distance is 45.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Guildford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £21 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Brighton to Guildford, including transfers.

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Brighton to Guildford bus services, operated by Stagecoach South, depart from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Guildford.
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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Guildford via Gatwick Airport in around 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Guildford via Horsham, Railway Station and Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) in around 3 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) to Horsham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Sussex Coaches
Phone
+44(0)1403 741976
Email
info@sussex-coaches.co.uk
Website
sussex-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) to Horsham, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
sussex-coaches.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Guildford, Millbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, York Hill (Co-op) to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Southdown PSV
Website
southdown.net
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
southdown.net
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) to Friary Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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