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Coach travel from Gatwick to Brighton

From £5.50 one-way*

Duration: 45 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 Gatwick 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 £5.50 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.

Gatwick to Brighton journey information
Fastest journey time 45 mins
Cheapest price From £5.50 *
Distance (approx) 49km
No. of stops 1
First & last journey daily 0:15am/22:45pm (from Gatwick North Terminal)

Our Gatwick 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 15 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Gatwick Airport North
  • Hickstead
  • Brighton (Patcham)
  • Brighton (Withdean Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Park)
  • Brighton (Preston Circus)
  • Brighton (York Place)
  • Brighton Bus Station

Departing from Gatwick Airport North Terminal

Gatwick Airport has a wide range of fantastic facilities to help you refuel after your flight. From newsagents to restaurants, coffee shops and much more, there's something for everyone.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:

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 Gatwick to Brighton?

The first coach leaves from Gatwick North Terminal at 0.15am, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 1.05am.

When is the last coach from Gatwick to Brighton?

The last coach departs from Gatwick North Terminal at 22.45pm, arriving at Brighton Bus Station at 23.35am

How much is the coach from Gatwick to Brighton?

A one-way journey from Gatwick to Brighton is available from £5.50*.

How do long does the coach take from Gatwick to Brighton?

Coach journeys from Gatwick to Brighton take on average 55 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 45 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Liverpool to Birmingham?

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 8 April 2022 for travel between 8 April and 5 Aug 2022.

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