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

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  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hastings to Brighton 36.8 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout 99|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton Station 12|Coaster / ...

$17

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hastings to Brighton 36.3 miles

$100 - $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

$90 - $130

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, Memorial Roundabout in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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 und Sussex
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$90 - $130
uberX
$90 - $130
Taxi from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hastings and Brighton is 50 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Brighton is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Hastings to Brighton is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £75 - £90.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Hastings, Pier and arriving at Brighton Station via Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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