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There are 5 ways to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$29 - $48

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Brighton 53.7 miles

$6 - $17

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$28 - $52

Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton National Express / ...

$11 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton is to rideshare which costs £5 - £13 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Brighton via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Leicester Square Underground Station and Brighton is 47 miles. The road distance is 53.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £22 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton, including transfers.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Bridge station.

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The best way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £22 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £20 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Leicester Square Underground Station, England and Brighton, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 52 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Leicester Square Underground Station to Brighton.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leicester Square Underground Station and Brighton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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