There are 6 ways to get from Wales to Brighton by train, bus, car 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 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$108 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$22 - $27

4 alternative options

Train via Southampton Central  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$92 - $170

Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  6 h 19 min

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

$23 - $31

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Brighton 191.2 miles

$40 - $60

Line 4 bus, bus, fly, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier)
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$136 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wales to Brighton is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wales to Brighton is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Wales and Brighton is 186 miles. The road distance is 191.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Wales to Brighton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wales to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wales to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Brighton via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Wales and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Brighton via London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Brighton via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 19 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
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
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 Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com

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