Getting Around

Situated in Sussex on the south coast of England between Brighton and Eastbourne, Rottingdean is a few minutes from Brighton, just over an hour from Gatwick Airport and 90 minutes from London by road. It is also easily accessible from France by ferry to Newhaven, Dover and Portsmouth.

Cyclists & walkers – access Rottingdean from the South Downs Way, the coast along the undercliff or the cliff top path, which is also on Route 2 of the National Cycle Network

Buses – Nos. 12, 12A, 12x, 13X, 14, 14b, 14C, 27, 27B, 27C, 47, & 57 (Sun only), via Woodingdean 2, 2A . Realtime bus timetables are at
The National Express coach route 315 also connects Rottingdean to the west country and London. For more information visit

Trains – Nearest railway stations are Brighton and Falmer.

Cars – From Brighton follow the coast road east past Brighton Marina and Roedean. From the A23, take the A27 towards Lewes, exit at Sussex University for Falmer and follow the B2123 south towards the A259.

Parking – There are 3 Pay & Display Car Parks (see map).

How to get to Rottingdean

Distance from airports:
Gatwick: 40km
Heathrow: 75km
London City: 70km
Stanstead: 110km

Channel Tunnel: 2 hours
Dover Ferry: 2.5 hours
Newhaven Port: 30mins

Eurostar: St. Pancras International, London
With regular connections to Brighton Station by First Capital.
Rail: London Victoria to Brighton: 1hour

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