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Travel to East & West Sussex by rail

Regular train services run from London Victoria to most destinations in Sussex, including Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Lewes, Haywards Heath, Eastbourne, Hastings, Rye, Worthing, Arundel and Chichester.

Southern Railways fast services from and Brighton and Hove takes just 50 minutes from London Victoria. Frequent trains also run to Arundel, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton with a journey time of 1 hour 40 minutes. The Arun Valley train service links Littlehampton, Arundel, Amberley, Pulborough, Billingshurst, Horsham Crawley and Three Bridges to Victoria.
Regular services run along the coast, east through Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, and west through Worthing and Chichester to Portsmouth.

First Capital Connect services run from London King's Cross and London Bridge to Brighton. Trains from Gatwick Airport take just 30 minutes to reach London or Brighton, and the non-stop Gatwick Express service runs every 15 minutes between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

South East Trains operates services to Hastings, Rye, Battle and Pevensey from London's Victoria Station and Charing Cross.

For more information and to plan your journey online visit National Rail  or call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 or from overseas +44(0)20 7278 5240.  

Travel to East & West Sussex by coach and bus

National Express runs a national network of coach services from London Victoria Coach Station to Sussex. For more information visit National Express

For coach hire for any occassion or event visit Getmeacoach

Travel to East & West Sussex by road

Journey time from the centre of London to Gatwick Airport is one hour. From the M25 London orbital, several roads head south into the county. The A27 runs east-west across the south of the county and gives access to the coastal resorts Hastings, Eastbourne, Brighton, Worthing and Chichester. There are also scenic 'B' roads along the coast and the A272 route across the heart of Sussex
For car hire visit hertz or and avis

Travel to East & West Sussex by air

Regular international, domestic and charter flights fly to and from London Gatwick Airport in the north of the county. For more information contact Gatwick Airport or call 01293 535353. Regular coach services connect London Heathrow Airport to Gatwick, and there are good rail connections from Gatwick to destinations in Sussex and to central London. Regular scheduled flights run from Shoreham Airport to the Channel Islands and Paris, and Shoreham also has good rail links to London and Brighton.

Travel to East & West Sussex by boat

Transmanche ferries run two daily services between Newhaven and Dieppe in France. Crossings take 4 hours. For information, visit LD Lines website.

The major ferry ports Dover, Folkestone, Southampton and Portsmouth are between one and two hours away by motorway.

Travel to East & West Sussex by Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel, near Folkestone in Kent, is less than one hour's drive away from Gatwick. Eurotunnel (Le Shuttle) run vehicle transfers between Folkestone and Calais/Coquelles. Journey time is 30 minutes.

Eurostar - The Eurostar train service operates through the Channel Tunnel from Calais, Brussels, Lille and Paris to St Pancras International station in London, Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International in Kent.

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