Getting to Brighton is easy, wherever you’re travelling from. It takes just under an hour by rail from London, 45 minutes by road from the M25 and half an hour from London Gatwick airport. There are also regular coach services connecting London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports.
It takes just under an hour to Brighton from London Victoria Station, with 2 services running every hour
Regular services to Brighton from Bedford, London Kings Cross & London Bridge
Direct services from Scotland, the North West, the Midlands, the West country and South Wales
For more information on rail services, call National Rail enquiries: 08457 484950 (local rate call, 24 hour service), or visit the website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
For combined train and bus travel, ask for a PLUSBUS ticket, when booking your travel.
Travel by Eurostar from France and Belgium to London Waterloo and then on to Brighton via London Bridge station, with an approx. journey time of 4 hours.
Express coaches from London to Brighton take about 2 hours.
Regular National Express services depart from London Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
For National Express enquiries and bookings visit the website.
45 minutes from the M25 London orbital motorway.
From M25, take the M23/A23 to Brighton & Hove.
Coastal route A27 links the city east and west.
30 minutes by road or rail from London Gatwick International Airport.
90 minutes by road from London Heathrow International Airport.
Fast coach links between Heathrow, Gatwick and Brighton. For info on how to get to and from both airports visit www.baa.co.uk
The Channel Tunnel and other major ports – Dover, Folkestone, Portsmouth and Southampton – are between one and two hours away by motorway.
For P&O enquiries and bookings visit their website.
For Hoverspeed and Eurotunnel enquiries, visit the following websites:
Hoverspeed: www.hoverspeed.com Eurotunnel: www.eurotunnel.com
Local taxi firms
Streamline: +44(0)1273 747474
City Cabs: +44(0)1273 204060
For further Brighton information: please go to www.visitbrighton.com
Where to stay
Our official delegate hotels The Queens and myhotel are now on sale for TGE 2014.
Hostels are a very popular choice for festival goers, cheap, and a good place to meet other TGE-goers. Book early as they are quick to fill up! This year the TGE Hostel of choice is Journeys. This hostel is well located in relation to our gig venues and so will be the perfect base for your Great Escape weekend. You can book your festival ticket and hostel accommodation package through our website now.