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

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton

$24 - $40

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Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hastings to Brighton 36.8 miles

$6

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) to Brighton Station 12|Coaster

$17

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hastings to Brighton 36.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Hastings to Brighton 36.3 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hastings to Brighton 36.3 miles

$85 - $120

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hastings and arriving at Brighton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Hastings and Brighton is 31 miles. The road distance is 36.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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The train from Hastings to Brighton takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hastings to Brighton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, depart from Hastings, Pier station.

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

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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.

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Hastings to Brighton bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Brighton Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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 operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
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 Hastings to Brighton
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 Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
Taxi from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726726
Website
726726.co.uk
Mini Bus Taxi
Phone
+44 7944 422074
Website
airporttaxieastbourne.co.uk

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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.

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