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Travelling to Sussex

We know that many of our new students will have travelled many miles to get to the UK, and we hope that the information provided below about travelling to the University of Sussex from your port of entry to the UK will make the last part of your journey as stress-free as possible.

Information about travelling to Brighton and to the Sussex campus from the various airports and sea ports in the UK can be found on our Welcome and Arrival pages under the section 'Travelling to the University of Sussex'.

To help make your journey to Brighton and to the Sussex campus easier, the University is offering the following services during Arrival Weekend (13-14 September 2014):

  • there will be University representatives at Heathrow and Gatwick airports to welcome you to the UK and advise you regarding how you can continue your onward journey to Brighton (to see which terminals they will be based at, and when, please refer to Airport Meet and Greet Service)
  • free pre-bookable coach service from London Heathrow Airport (to see exact coach times and to book a place on one of the coaches please visit Airport Meet and Greet Service)
  • minibus service from Falmer train station to the campus residences on Saturday 13 September from 8am - 8pm, Sunday 14 September from 9am - 5pm, and Monday 15 September from 9am - 2pm
  • minibus service from Brighton train station to King's Road off-campus residence (where any new students allocated a place in King's Road residence or any other off-campus housing should go to collect keys for their accommodation) between 9am - 6pm on 13 and 14 September 2014

If you are arriving outside of these times, or need information about alternative travel options, please take a look at the information about 'Travelling to the University of Sussex'. If you have any further questions about your journey to Brighton or to campus, please do contact us on