Public transport

There are good public transport links serving the University of Brighton campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. Please see the information on the page below for information on getting to the campuses by bus and train, which is encouraged over driving to campus as it reduces the impact on the environment and carbon emissions produced. It could also save you money, and have benefits for your health and wellbeing!

Travelling by bus in Brighton

Brighton and Hove buses run several services to the Brighton campuses. (23,24,25,26, 28,29, 48, 49 and 50 are the university bus links and can be seen on this map).

Find out about the Brighton & Hove student bus fares here.

Students can also buy cheaper bus tickets from any Student Union campus shop.

Student Web Portal:

The Brighton and Hove bus company have created a dedicated student portal to help students get around the city. Take a look at the portal here.

M-tickets & real time bus info:

M-tickets are discounted bus tickets bought via the Brighton and Hove Buses app. Download the app, purchase tickets and show your phone to the driver when you get on. More info and download the app here.

Also plan your  journey, check live bus times and track your bus on the Brighton and Hove buses app.

Travelling by bus in Eastbourne.

Brighton and Hove buses run a regular services between Eastbourne and Brighton, the 12, 12A and 13, with an approximate travel time of 1h30 mins. See the Brighton and Hove Bus company website for more information.

Stagecoach buses run regular services in Eastbourne, you can catch the number 3 and 3a bus every 15 minutes from the Terminus Road bus stop outside Eastbourne train station to the Eastbourne campus at the Darley Road, Hillbrow and Welkin sites.

Find out about the Stagecoach student bus fares in Eastbourne.


The University of Brighton campuses are well served by train routes, with Southern Railway operating a services between the Brighton campuses and Eastbourne.

See our student discounts page for information on how you can get reduced train fares using Trainsplit or with a 16-25 Railcard, 26-30 Railcard, Network Rail card or the Unizone ticket, and visit the Southern Railway website for train times and routes.

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