Park & Ride

How to use the park and ride to visit Brighton.

If you're driving from outside the city and want to avoid traffic and parking in the city centre, you can park for free at Withdean Sports Complex and buy a bus ticket into the city.

Our park and ride site is at:

Withdean Sports Complex car park
Tongdean Lane
BN1 5JD.

Find Withdean Sports Complex on Google Maps

Using the car park

  • there is a height barrier of 2 metres
  • the car park is free
  • you cannot park overnight

Bus fares

Cheapest bus fares are available using the Brighton & Hove buses smart phone app.

With a city saver ticket, you can use buses in the city area all day.

A city saver ticket costs

  • £5 on the app
  • £5.50 in cash from the driver
  • £11 for a Family ticket – up to two adults and three children

Go to the Brighton & Hove buses website for fares and different ways to pay.

You can now use Tap On Tap Off to get the best fare.

Buses are free if you have an England National bus pass (like our disabled person's bus pass or older person's bus pass).

Times and route for the 27 bus

Use the Brighton & Hove buses website to get:

You can also follow @brightonhovebus on twitter.

The 27 bus runs on:

  • Monday to Saturday every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes after 9pm. The last bus leaves the city centre around 11.40pm
  • Sundays and bank holidays every 20 minutes. The last bus leaves the city centre around 11.40pm
  • No service on Christmas Day 25 December. Limited service on Boxing Day 26 December.

The 27 starts from Tongdean Lane next to the Withdean Sports Complex car park entrance and runs into the city centre.

The bus route goes to the city centre, including stops at:

  • Brighton Station - for North Laine
  • Clock Tower - for Churchill Square (and the Brighton Centre, via West Street)
  • North Street - for Royal Pavilion, The Lanes and North Laine
  • Sea Life Centre - for Brighton Palace Pier

Bus service enquiries

Follow @BrightonHoveBus on twitter or call 01273 886200 to reach the Brighton & Hove Buses enquiry line.