How to find us


Falmer train station is directly opposite the University campus. Pedestrian access is through a subway under the A27 - follow signs for the University of Sussex (the University of Brighton has a campus at Falmer too). Falmer is on the train line between Brighton and Lewes, about eight minutes travel time in each direction. Four trains an hour go there during the day time. Visitors travelling via London and the west should take a train to Brighton and change there for Falmer. The journey time from London to Brighton is just under an hour. You can also change at Lewes for Falmer, if you are coming from the east.

Falmer station
National Rail Enquiries

By Bus

The  23, 25, 28 and 29 buses run between the centre of Brighton and the University, bringing you directly to campus. You can catch a bus from the Old Steine in Brighton; the 25 also runs from Churchill Square. The 28 and 29 go from the Old Steine and stop right outside the University campus on their way to Lewes and beyond. Travel time is about 20-30 minutes.

By Car or Foot

Check the University's campus map to find out the locations of our two sites on campus.

If travelling to Falmer Sports Complex by car, access is via Pavilion Road. 

If travelling to the Sport Centre by car, access is via the University main entrance.

More information

The main University website has detailed information about travelling to campus - see the maps and directions pages.

You can use the website Disabledgo to find out how to access our buildings if, for instance, you are using a wheelchair or walking aid. Access information for the Sport Centre and Falmer Sports Complex is available from their site, but please contact us with any queries you may have.