How to get here

In the city

The North Laine is situated in the heart of Brighton’s Cultural Quarter, which includes the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Dome, close to the Lanes and Churchill Square and only five minutes walk from the sea.

From Brighton Rail Station

The North Laine is immediately to the south-east of the Station. To enter the area turn left into Trafalagar Street, Gloucester Street, North Road or Church Street on leaving the station walking towards the sea.

By bus

There are bus stops (for local buses) just outside the North Laine either in Queens Road, North Street or London Road.

From Pool Valley Coach Station

The North Laine is just a five minute walk.
National Express coaches arrive here from London and major London airports.

Getting to the city

By road

London to Brighton is 60 miles/96 kilometres and takes around 1½ hours. 

It takes just 45 minutes to get to Brighton from the M25, the London orbital motorway, travelling south along the M23 and A23.

By rail

London to Brighton by train takes less than an hour. 

Regular services depart from London Bridge and London Victoria.  Other services travel into the city along the coast from the east and west.

By sea

Brighton is just 30 minutes by road or rail from Newhaven Harbour where ferries arrive from Dieppe, France. Other major ports – Dover, Folkestone, Portsmouth – are up to two hours away by motorway.

By air

Brighton is just 30 minutes, by road or rail, from London Gatwick airport.  There are regular coach and rail links from Gatwick to Brighton.

For more information about getting to Brighton & Hove and how to travel in the city visit the travel pages on VisitBrighton

Download the PDF Brighton North Laine & Cultural Quarter Map