Southampton to Brighton by Car (1hr 35min 64 miles)


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Brighton is 64 miles (103.04Km) from Southampton. If you are travelling to Brighton by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Bristol Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Bristol. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Bristol there are several places to pick up a car.



 Southampton To Brighton by Bus (2hr 50min from 18.00 GBP)


Southampton Coach Station to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station by Bus

Southampton Coach Station to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Southampton and Brighton runs 13 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 01:50 and the last bus is at 17:50. You can book a return fare from 18.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Brighton runs from Southampton Coach Station in Southampton to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station in Brighton. Brighton is 64 miles (103.04Km) from Southampton and the journey time on the Bus will take 2hr 50min.


The bus service from Southampton to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station is either direct or requires 1 change at Heathrow or Gatwick Airport, London.


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Southampton to Brighton click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Brighton by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bristol Central coach station, on Marlborough Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Brighton City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Brighton see our guide to Bristol Bus and Coach Station.


Southampton to Brighton By Train (1hr 40min from 30.00 GBP)


Southampton Central to Brighton by Train

Southampton Central to Brighton by train

Trains from Southampton to Brighton run from Southampton Central. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Southampton and Brighton runs regularly up to 41 times a day. The first Train leaves Southampton at 04:52 and the last Train departing at 21:33. The journey time on the Train is 1hr 40min.


The train service from Southampton to Brighton is either direct or requires 1 or 2 changes.


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Southampton to Brighton for just 30.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 40.00 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Southampton to Brighton click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Brighton by Train, you will be using Brighton Train station on London Road. Brighton Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.



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