Brighton Pier

Coach from London to Brighton

From £9 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 35 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 15 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 London to Brighton

Travel up to 15 times a day on our 025 route from London to Brighton. With fares starting at just £9, it's a great time to go to the seaside.

London to Brighton journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 35 mins (from London Victoria)
Cheapest price from £9
Distance (approx) 104km
No. of stops 4 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 2.00am/23.59pm

Our Liverpool to Birmingham 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 15 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 2
  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
  • Gatwick Airport North
  • Hickstead
  • Brighton (Patcham)
  • Brighton (Withdean Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Circus)
  • Brighton (York Place)
  • Brighton Bus Station

London to Brighton route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities for more information.

Arriving at Brighton Coach Station

Brighton Coach Station is based just on the sea front, giving you spectacular views of this classic city as soon as you arrive.

Buses from around the city depart from the station, giving you transport around Brighton and further afield. A dedicated taxi rank is also nearby, as are all the shops, cafes and attractions that you would expect from a British seaside resort.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Brighton?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 2.00am, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 4.35am.

When is the last coach from London to Brighton?

The last coach departs from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 2.35am

How much is the coach from London to Brighton?

A one-way journey from London to Brighton is available from £9*.

How long does the coach take from London to Brighton?

Coach journeys from London to Brighton take on average 2 hrs 55 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 35 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London 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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*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 1 June 2022 for travel between 1 June 2022 and 28 September 2022.

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