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

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Line 291 bus, train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 291 bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Three Bridges Station 281 / ...
  2. Take the train from Three Bridges to Brighton

$14 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial to Brighton, London Road Shops 270

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Brighton

$30 - $52

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Grinstead to Brighton 28.3 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from East Grinstead to Brighton 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from East Grinstead to Brighton 28.3 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from East Grinstead to Brighton is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Grinstead to Brighton is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from East Grinstead, War Memorial and arriving at Brighton, London Road Shops. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Grinstead to Brighton. However, there are services departing from East Grinstead and arriving at Brighton via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between East Grinstead and Brighton is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to Brighton without a car is to line 291 bus and train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from East Grinstead to Brighton, including transfers.

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East Grinstead to Brighton bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from East Grinstead, War Memorial station.

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

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to Brighton is to bus which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £40 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from East Grinstead to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between East Grinstead, England and Brighton, England?

Metrobus operates a bus from East Grinstead to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Grinstead to Brighton via East Croydon in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to Brighton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Three Bridges to Brighton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Sackville College to Three Bridges Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial to Brighton, London Road Shops
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Brighton and Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from East Grinstead to Brighton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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uber.com
Assist
$65 - $95
UberX
$65 - $95
Taxi from East Grinstead to Brighton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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East Grinstead to Brighton bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Brighton, London Road Shops station.

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East Grinstead to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Grinstead to Brighton is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from East Grinstead to Brighton.

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