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Schools based in Brighton

Grand Parade



Making your way to Brighton

Grand Parade campus is in central Brighton. Moulsecoomb campus is 2 km from the centre and Falmer 7 km.

By train
  • From London Victoria:
    Southern trains run to Brighton throughout the day. Journey times range from 50–90 minutes.
  • From London Bridge:
    First Capital Connect trains start in Hertfordshire and pass through the city of London and down to Brighton.
  • From east and west:
    Southern trains run along the south coast and link Brighton with Hove, Worthing and Portsmouth to the west and Lewes, Eastbourne and Hastings to the east.
By coach
  • National Express coaches depart for Brighton from London Victoria coach station 18 times a day.
By plane
  • Gatwick international airport is half an hour by road and rail from Brighton. The M23 connects Gatwick to Brighton and the London-Brighton rail link passes through the airport which has its own station.
  • Heathrow international airport is on the M25 which connects with the M23 at junction 7. There is a direct coach link to Gatwick or you can take the underground from Heathrow to London Victoria.
By road
  • From London:
    the M25/M23 link provides road access from London and the rest of the country.
  • From east and west:
    the A27 and the A259 provide access to Brighton. The A259 runs along Brighton seafront.

For Moulsecoomb, Grand Parade and Varley Park from the A27 eastbound take the slip road towards Hollingbury, go straight over the roundabout then down Coldean Lane. There are signs to the University of Brighton at the bottom of Coldean Lane.

For Falmer stay on the A27 eastbound until you see the signs to the University of Brighton.
From the west there are signs to the University of Brighton before and after Falmer bridge on the A270.

Getting around Brighton

Both Moulsecoomb and Falmer sites are accessible by cycle lane, have their own local railway stations and are well served by regular bus services.

  • Moulsecoomb buses: 24, 25, 25A, 28, 49 and 49a.
  • Falmer buses: 25, 25A and 25C.

Grand Parade is based in central Brighton so at the heart of the bus network and easily reached on foot and by bike.