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

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Train  •  1h 43m

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

$27 - $58

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Bus, train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford

$24 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, York Hill to Horsham, Park Way 17
  2. Take the bus from Horsham, Carfax to Guildford, Millbrook 63 / ...

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Guildford 45.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1h

  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 1h.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Brighton, York Hill and arriving at Guildford, Millbrook via Horsham, Carfax. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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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 1h 43m.

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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 1h 43m and costs £20 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m 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 station.

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Brighton to Guildford train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Guildford is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £20 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Guildford.
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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Guildford via Gatwick Airport in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Guildford via Horsham, Park Way and Horsham, Carfax in around 3h 24m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38m
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
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brighton, York Hill to Horsham, Park Way
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach South
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Horsham, Carfax to Guildford, Millbrook
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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Brighton to Guildford bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Guildford, Millbrook station.

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Brighton to Guildford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Guildford is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Brighton to Guildford.

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