There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Brighton by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$103 - $274

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port LD Lines

$43 - $122

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Bus, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$44 - $63

Bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$54 - $87

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Brighton

$232 - $259

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$56 - $207

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$123 - $1,453

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$119 - $336

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Brighton

$90 - $235

Fly Paris CDG to Southampton, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$94 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Brighton is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Brighton is to train which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at Brighton via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Paris and Brighton is 283 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 85€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Paris to Brighton, including transfers.

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Paris to Brighton bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Brighton train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Brighton is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 85€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 176.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Brighton via London St. Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Brighton via London and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton via Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Train operators
Eurostar
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 London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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