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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$57 - $86

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Bus, train Thameslink  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station X26
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Brighton

$22 - $38

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Bus National Express, train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

$24 - $52

Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Brighton National Express / ...

$24 - $28

Bus via Gatwick Airport London South  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton National Express / ...

$22 - $29

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove 67.7 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1h 11m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Brighton and Hove 67.7 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Brighton. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Brighton and Hove is 46 miles. The road distance is 67.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 40m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove.
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  • Distance: 46.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Brighton and Hove, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove every 3 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Email
customerservices@gatwickexpress.com
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
National Express
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Brighton and Hove
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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