There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove by train, subway, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$57 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 min

  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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

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

$24 - $28

Tube, train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$29 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

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

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

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

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

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

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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 1 h 11 min.

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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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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Brighton and Hove, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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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 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Brighton and Hove
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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