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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

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings

$24 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brighton to Hastings 36.8 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Eastbourne, Hippodrome 12X - Coaster / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne, Pier to Hastings, Pier 99 - the Wave

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Hastings 37.7 miles

$100 - $120

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Brighton and Hastings is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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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.

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

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Brighton to Hastings bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Brighton, Churchill Square station.

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Brighton to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 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 operators
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Eastbourne, Hippodrome
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne, Pier to Hastings, Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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 and Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
Taxi from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com

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Brighton to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings, Pier station.

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Brighton to Hastings train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Hastings station.

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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.

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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.

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