There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£87 - £283

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Bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Brighton National Express / ...

£15 - £19

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

£88 - £265

Train via Reading  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

£112 - £294

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton 259.6 miles

£45 - £65

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£71 - £300

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

£57 - £347

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

£76 - £312

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

£97 - £399

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 8h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton is to train via London which costs £85 - £290 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Brighton via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Brighton via Euston station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Brighton is 205 miles. The road distance is 259.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 25m and costs £85 - £290.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton via London Euston, Euston station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 8h 37m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£15 - £21
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £25
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£24 - £30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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 MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton is to train via London which takes 3h 25m and costs £85 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 8h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton is 260 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Brighton.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 964+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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