Brighton Pier

Coach travel from Heathrow to Brighton

From £12 one-way*

Duration: 2 hours 5 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 18 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 Heathrow to Brighton

Looking to travel from the airport to Brighton for less? Whether you're on your way home or visiting this beautiful seaside town, you can be on the move from just £12 one-way*.

Enjoy a guaranteed seat with plenty of legroom, adjustable air-conditioning and a generous luggage allowance. Book now using the journey planner above.

Heathrow to Brighton journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 5 mins
Cheapest price From £12 *
Distance (approx) 103km
No. of stops 4
First & last journey daily 00:40am/22:40pm (from Heathrow Central Bus Station)

Our Heathrow to Brighton services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

025 coach towards Worthing

Our 025 service travels up to 18 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Hammersmith)
  • Heathrow Airport, Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5
  • Gatwick Airport (North)
  • Gatwick Airport (South)
  • Brighton (Patcham)
  • Brighton (Withdean Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Circus)
  • Brighton (York Place)
  • Brighton (Old Stein)
  • Brighton Coach Station

Heathrow to Brighton route map

Departing from Heathrow

While you are waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Arriving at Brighton Coach Station

Brighton Coach Station is based just on the seafront, only a short walk to the town centre's attractions if you're looking to take in some English seaside culture. 

The station is also served by a taxi rank and several bus routes should you need to continue travelling further afield.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Brighton?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 00.40am, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 2.45am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Brighton?

The last coach departs from Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 22.40pm, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 00.45am

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Brighton?

A one-way journey from Heathrow to Brighton is available from £12*.

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Brighton?

Our fastest coach from Heathrow to Brighton will arrive in 2 hours 5 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow to Brighton?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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