There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove by train, bus, night train, taxi, car 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.

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

$14 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva UK  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Brighton, Preston Circus 271 / ...

$10 - $15

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Bus National Express  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$10 - $11

Night train  •  35 min

  1. Take the night train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

$12 - $21

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove 26.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove 26.3 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Brighton and Hove 26.3 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove is to train which costs £11 - £25 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Brighton and Hove is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.3 miles.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Terminal Bus Station station and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Brighton. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Brighton and Hove, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 23 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $11 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Brighton and Hove
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Brighton and Hove
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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