University of Brighton

Directions, Transport and Travel To and From Brighton University
(Brighton, East Sussex, England)

Located on England's southern coast, the city of Brighton and Hove is a popular seaside resort that attracts around 800 million tourists annually. Domestic and foreign travellers alike usually arrive by way of the railway system or by coach. Once in the city, visitors can tour and explore the city through its efficient public transport system.

Renting a car is a popular mode of transport when exploring the city's outlying areas. Brighton and Hove is a quiet seaside city not usually subject to heavy traffic jams or gridlocks. A number of major roads on the outskirts of Brighton provide fast and convenient routes when travelling to and from the city like the A27 and A23.

Travel by Air

Visitors and students usually land at Shoreham Airport, which is one of the oldest licensed airfields in the country. It has all the amenities of modern airports such as restaurants and nice viewing areas. Brighton is also served by Heathrow, London City, Gatwick, and Stanstead airports.

Car Parking

Each of the University's residence halls has private parking for its tenants. Pay-parking garages are located throughout the city centre, which makes parking in the city easy. Purchasing a parking voucher allows drivers to park their cars on specially marked streets.

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Travel by Trains and Rail

Taking the train is one of the most popular ways to reach Brighton. The trains from London take less than an hour to reach the city. They usually stop at the Brighton Station located on Queen's Road and the Hove Station on Station Approach. Visitors can get advanced bookings and seat reservations for the trains.

Travel by Buses and Coachl

Visitors to Brighton can easily take the bus to tour the city. The streets usually have lanes reserved strictly for buses. The Brighton and Hove Bus company operates most of the buses that travel throughout the city and its outlying areas. The coaches that travel to Brighton are usually operated by National Express and Stagecoach. They normally stop at the coach station in Pool Valley near the Brighton city centre.

Travel by Taxi

Taxis in the city are easy to find, usually in Hove Town Hall, Western Road, Queen's Square, the Lanes, and East Street. They are relatively inexpensive, however, taxi drivers usually charge extra for luggage or during off-peak season.

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