There are 6 ways to get from Brighton to Hastings by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 1 h 9 min
$24 - $35
Rideshare • 1 h 12 min
4 alternative options
Bus • 2 h 48 min
Taxi • 52 min
$100 - $120
Drive • 52 min
$8 - $12
Uber • 52 min
$90 - $130
Questions & Answers
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 costs £75 - £95 and takes 52 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Churchill Square and arriving at Hastings, Pier via Eastbourne, Pier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Hastings. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.
The distance between Brighton and Hastings is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.
The best way to get from Brighton to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £18 - £27.
The train from Brighton to Hastings takes 1 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Brighton to Hastings bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Brighton, Churchill Square station.
Brighton to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.
The best way to get from Brighton to Hastings is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.
What companies run services between Brighton, England and Hastings, England?
Southern operates a train from Brighton to Hastings hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Hastings via Eastbourne, Hippodrome and Eastbourne, Pier in around 2 h 48 min.
Train from Brighton to Hastings
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Rideshare from Brighton to Hastings
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- 1 h 12 min
- Once daily
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More Questions & Answers
Brighton to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings, Pier station.
Brighton to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Hastings station.
Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Hastings is 38 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Brighton to Hastings.
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There are 714+ hotels available in Hastings. Prices start at $63 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brighton and Hastings. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.