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 and is a short journey from both. Visitors travelling via London and the west-coast should take a train to Brighton and change in the city 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.

Get the latest train times from 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.

Check Brighton bus times and get the latest timetables.

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 and the postcode is BN1 9PL.

If travelling to the Sport Centre by car, access is via the University main entrance and the postcode is BN1 9RB.

More information

The University has detailed information about travelling to campus.

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.