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

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 via St Pancras International  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$59 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings
  2. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton

$51 - $79

Line 333 bus, line 7 bus, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 333
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, North Road East

$34

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Brighton 90.9 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Brighton is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Brighton is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £14 - £22.

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The distance between Canterbury and Brighton is 99 km. The road distance is 145 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Canterbury to Brighton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Brighton via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Brighton via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Brighton via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 51 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Ashford International to Hastings
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, North Road East
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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