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Manchester to Brighton & Hove

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2 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Brighton & Hove by flight, train, car, bus

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How to get from Manchester to Brighton & Hove?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Brighton & Hove. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Brighton & Hove

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Brighton & Hove (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 203 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Brighton & Hove without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-London and London-Brighton & Hove allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Virgin Trains to London leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train Brighton Mainline operated by Southern Railways, First Capital Connect or Gatwick Express leave for Brighton & Hove.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Brighton & Hove from Manchester without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Manchester-London and London-Brighton & Hove.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of National Express that will take you to Brighton & Hove bus station (England United Kingdom).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Brighton & Hove will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Brighton & Hove from Manchester. You can take the flight Manchester-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways or British Airways.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Brighton & Hove?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Brighton & Hove (46.6 mi)
Railway companies
Southern Railways provides a rail connection London-Brighton & Hove with the train Brighton Mainline from London Victoria railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Brighton at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to London with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Capital Connect operates the train journey London-Brighton & Hove with the train from Gatwick Airport railway station (24.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Brighton at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Gatwick Express provides a rail connection from London to Brighton & Hove with the train which leaves London Victoria station to arrive at Brighton railway station (England United Kingdom)
Virgin Atlantic Airways carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
British Airways flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom) and between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Brighton & Hove where the coach will drop you off at Brighton station situated at about 0.7 mi from Brighton & Hove city centre.
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Brighton & Hove

When travelling from Brighton & Hove to Manchester by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 47 mi from Brighton & Hove (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Brighton & Hove or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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