There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Wales by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 35 min

$111 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. National Express

$24 - $32

3 alternative options

Train via Southampton Central  •  5 h 11 min

$94 - $181

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. 190.2 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly, bus, line 4 bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$138 - $357

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Wales?

You can take a train from Brighton to Cardiff via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Oxford Circus Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Cardiff via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 19 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Wales is 297 km. The road distance is 304 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Wales is to bus which costs £17 - £25 and takes 6 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Wales is to drive which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £30 - £45.

No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Wales. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Cardiff Central via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Wales. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Brighton to Wales, including transfers.