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There are 5 ways to get from South Croydon to Brighton by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  53m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Brighton

$19 - $35

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Bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton National Express / ...

$20 - $26

Night train  •  1h

  1. Take the night train from East Croydon to Hove

$24 - $40

Taxi  •  52m

  1. Take a taxi from South Croydon to Brighton 42.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  52m

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Brighton 42.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Brighton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52m.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Brighton is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Brighton. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between South Croydon and Brighton is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs £14 - £27.

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The train from East Croydon to Brighton takes 53m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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South Croydon to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Brighton is to train which takes 53m and costs £14 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 1h 42m.

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South Croydon to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Brighton is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52m to drive from South Croydon to Brighton.

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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between South Croydon, England and Brighton, England?

Thameslink operates a train from South Croydon to Brighton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 53m. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from South Croydon to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 45m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Hove
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Night train from East Croydon to Hove
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Brighton
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from South Croydon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk

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