Park & Ride

If you're driving from further afield and want to enjoy your trip into Brighton & Hove without joining a queue of traffic or struggling to park, use our park and ride site at the Withdean Sports Complex, postcode BN1 5JD. Please note: There is no charge for parking and the Park & Ride site is not available for overnight parking. There is a height barrier of 2.0 metres at the Park & Ride car park.

Bus departure times and route

Bus service 27 starts from Tongdean Lane adjacent to the Withdean Sports Complex Car Park entrance.It runs every 15 minutes (Monday to Saturday daytimes)  every 30 minutes during the late evenings and every 20 minutes on Sundays and bank holidays.

Bus fare

  • The return fare on the bus is £5. This is a "City Saver" ticket which is also valid on other Brighton & Hove bus routes for a day's unlimited travel.
  • Children 0-4 go free.
  • For children accompanied by an adult there is a 80p special return fare.
  • There is also a £10 family ticket available for up to 2 adults and 3 children. Buy from the bus driver or on your smartphone for £9: download the app from Visit the same site for other cheaper m-tickets (eg a Duo CitySaver for £7.90).
  • The England National Bus Pass is also valid.

Commuting by Park & Ride

The cost of commuting has come down as all ‘Saver’ tickets are valid.  This means it’s possible to take advantage of savings from the longer period ‘Saver’ tickets which can be bought  from any post office and many newsagents in the Brighton & Hove area - or from Brighton & Hove Buses’ One Stop Travel shops. See for the full range of fares and tickets, including "the key" smartcard and m-tickets.