There are 6 ways to get from Hastings to Brighton by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar
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Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Brighton station. However, there are services departing from Hastings, Pier and arriving at Brighton Station via Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hastings and arriving at Brighton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.
The distance between Hastings and Brighton is 31 miles. The road distance is 36.3 miles.
The best way to get from Hastings to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .
The train from Hastings to Brighton takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Hastings to Brighton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, depart from Hastings, Pier station.
Hastings to Brighton train services, operated by Southern, depart from Hastings station.
The best way to get from Hastings to Brighton is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 45 min.
Hastings to Brighton bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Brighton Station.
Hastings to Brighton train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Brighton station.
What companies run services between Hastings, England and Brighton, England?
Southern operates a train from Hastings to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Brighton via Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) in around 2 h 45 min.
Train from Hastings to Brighton
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Rideshare from Hastings to Brighton
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- 1 h 12 min
- Once daily
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to Brighton is 36 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Hastings to Brighton.
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hastings and Brighton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.