Brighton is well connected by trains with Southern Rail, Gatwick Express and Thameslink services connecting Brighton to other areas of the country.
From London Victoria
Southern trains run to Brighton throughout the day. Journey times range from 50 to 90 minutes.
From London Bridge
First Capital Connect trains start in Hertfordshire and pass through the city of London and down to Brighton.
From east and west
Southern trains run along the south coast and link Brighton with Hove, Worthing and Portsmouth to the west and Lewes, Eastbourne and Hastings to the east.
- The M25/M23 link provides road access from London and the rest of the country.
From east and west
- The A27 and the A259 provide access to Brighton. The A259 runs along Brighton seafront.
For Moulsecoomb, City and Varley Park from the A27 eastbound take the slip road towards Hollingbury, go straight over the roundabout then down Coldean Lane. There are signs to the University of Brighton at the bottom of Coldean Lane.
For Falmer stay on the A27 eastbound until you see the signs to the University of Brighton.
From the west there are signs to the University of Brighton before and after Falmer bridge on the A270.
If travelling by car, parking on campus is limited and must be arranged before your arrival. Please see our information on parking at the university for full details.
National Express coaches depart for Brighton from London Victoria coach station frequently throughout the day.
Megabus coaches depart for Brighton from London Gatwick and London Heathrow airports several times a day.
Gatwick international airport is half an hour by road and rail from Brighton. The M23 connects Gatwick to Brighton and the London-Brighton rail link passes through the airport, which has its own station.
Heathrow international airport is on the M25 which connects with the M23 at junction 7. There is a direct coach link to Gatwick or you can take the underground from Heathrow to London Victoria.