There are 6 ways to get from Brighton to Hastings by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brighton to Hastings 36.8 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) 12X|Coaster / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) to Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre) 99|the Wave

$16

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Hastings 37.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Hastings 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brighton to Hastings 37.7 miles

$90 - $130

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

Southern operates a train from Brighton to Hastings hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Hastings via Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) to Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Brighton und Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$90 - $130
uberX
$90 - $130
Taxi from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Hastings is 50 km. The road distance is 60 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Hastings is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Hastings is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £75 - £95.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Hastings. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) and arriving at Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre) via Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

The train from Brighton to Hastings takes 1 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.