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Brighton to Gatwick

From £5.50 one-way*

Duration: 50 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 3 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Brighton to Gatwick Airport

Start your big adventure abroad off the right way with simple and convenient coach travel to Gatwick from Brighton. With fares starting at just £5.50 one-way* you can enjoy a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, a generous luggage allowance, free Wi-Fi and more all the way to the airport.

Book now using the blue journey planner above.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Brighton

Brighton Coach Station is based just on the seafront, so it's only a short walk if you're already enjoying the town centre's attractions.

The station is served by a taxi rank and several bus routes, making the start of your journey easy even if you're beginning from further afield.

Arriving at Gatwick Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

Gatwick Airport has a wide range of fantastic facilities to enjoy before your flight. From newsagents to restaurants, coffee shops and much more, there's something for everyone.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:

Brighton to Gatwick route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Brighton (Coach Station)
  • Brighton (Preston Circus)
  • Brighton (Preston Park)
  • Brighton (Withdean Park)
  • Brighton (Patcham)
  • Hickstead
  • Gatwick Airport London South (LGW)
  • Gatwick Airport London North (LGW)
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We have made a host of changes to the way we travel in order to keep our customers and staff safe, from enhanced cleaning to mandatory face coverings.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 17th May 2021 for travel between 17 May and 13 Sep 2021

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