York to Brighton by Car (4hr 38min 275 miles)


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Brighton is 275 miles (442.75Km) from York. 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.



York to Brighton By Train (3hr 31min from 74.00 GBP)


York to Brighton by Train

York to Brighton by train

Trains from York to Brighton run from York. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between York and Brighton runs regularly up to 57 times a day. The first Train leaves York at 06:00 and the last Train departing at 19:29. The journey time on the Train is 3hr 31min.


The train service from York to Brighton is not direct and requires 2 or 3 changes.


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from York to Brighton for just 74.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 150.00 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 York 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.


 York To Brighton by Bus (8hr 35min from 40.00 GBP)


York to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station by Bus

York to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between York and Brighton runs 9 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 00:50 and the last bus is at 20:53. You can book a return fare from 40.00 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 York in York to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station in Brighton. Brighton is 275 miles (442.75Km) from York and the journey time on the Bus will take 8hr 35min.


The bus service from York to Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station is not direct and requires 1 (in London Coach Station) or 2 changes (in Leeds Coach Station and London, Victoria Coach Station). There is an overnight bus leaving York at 20:53 and arriving in Brighton at 10:00 next day.


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 York 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.



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Brighton Comedy Festival
(Sat 07th Oct, 2017)

Two week festival based at the Brighton Dome featuring established and new comedy acts from across the world.


London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
(Mon 06th Nov, 2017)

The event takes place on the first Sunday of every November and features vintage cars driving from London to Brighton.