Transport


Trains

The train from Brighton Station to Falmer Station takes 9 minutes and is by far the quickest way to get to campus. Falmer Station is opposite the south side of campus, you’ll need to follow the underpass under the A27 road to get there. Trains run every 10-20 minutes during the week during the week. Make sure you buy your ticket before you travel and ensure you have your railcard to hand if you’ve bought a discounted ticket.

Check train times, services, and book tickets at the National Rail website, click here

It’s always a good idea to check for service updates before you travel. Disrupted services are quite common so checking before you travel can be useful to make sure you’re prepared for the worst. Don’t despair if your train service is disrupted, you’ll be able to hop on the next train or catch a replacement bus.

Full-time students and anyone aged 16-25 can apply for a ’16-25 railcard’ that allows you to save a third on rail travel throughout the UK.

A Unizone ticket allows unlimited train travel around Brighton, Shoreham, Lewes and Eastbourne. Show your student card and a rail photo ID card to buy a Unizone ticket. A Unizone ticket allows unlimited train travel around Brighton, Shoreham, Lewes and Eastbourne. Find out more

Buses

Buses are an easy and reliable way to get around Brighton and to campus. Depending on where you are coming from and traffic the journey can take between 20 - 30 minutes. If you’re coming from further afield, Hove for example, it may take longer.

Download the Brighton & Hove Buses app to buy tickets, get real time updates, and plan your route on your mobile. Find out more

To get a ticket, you can:

  • buy one-week scratch-off bus tickets from the Students’ Union shop
  • pay cash or contactless on the bus
  • get a Key card and top up with a range of tickets online
  • use the Brighton & Hove Buses app to buy M-tickets.

There are two types of tickets.

A citySAVER gives you unlimited journeys around Brighton and Hove, except night buses.

A networkSAVER allows you unlimited journeys across the entire Brighton and Hove Buses network, including night buses.

Cycling

Lots of students cycle to Sussex university every day. It’s a cheap and environmentally friendly way to travel around Brighton. You’ll be able to find somewhere to lock your bike up outside each building on campus and get maintenance help from the market in Falmer Quad on ___.

If you won’t be bringing a bike with you to university, you can hire one from the BTN Bike Share scheme that has bikes all around the city, including campus. Find out more

If you do have your own bike, make sure you keep it safe! To help prevent your bike being an easy target for thieves, you should follow the advice given by Sussex Police. Find out more

If you are new to road cycling or want some tips on how to stay safe when you’re on the road, British Cycling have good advice complete with videos and a mapping tool. Find out more

Taxis

Brighton & Hove Radio Cabs run a ‘City to Sleep’ campaign in partnership with the Students' Union offering a set fare of £14 to or from Brighton town centre with your Student ID.