The Great Escape Travel and Directions

Thursday 14th - Saturday 16th May 2020

Various in Brighton

Minimum age: 16

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Travel to/from The Great Escape

The Great Escape is held at Various. The address of Various is Various, Brighton, BN3 1AS.

Getting to Brighton is easy, wherever you’re travelling from. It takes just under an hour by rail from London, 45 minutes by road from the M25 and half an hour from London Gatwick airport. There are also regular coach services connecting London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports.


By train

It takes just under an hour to Brighton from London Victoria Station, with 2 services running every hour

Regular services to Brighton from Bedford, London Kings Cross & London Bridge

Direct services from Scotland, the North West, the Midlands, the West country and South Wales

For more information on rail services, call National Rail enquiries: 08457 484950 (local rate call, 24 hour service), or visit the website:

For combined train and bus travel, ask for a PLUSBUS ticket, when booking your travel.

Travel by Eurostar from France and Belgium to London Waterloo and then on to Brighton via London Bridge station, with an approx. journey time of 4 hours.


By coach

Express coaches from London to Brighton take about 2 hours.

Regular National Express services depart from London Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

For National Express enquiries and bookings visit the website.


By car

45 minutes from the M25 London orbital motorway.

From M25, take the M23/A23 to Brighton & Hove.

Coastal route A27 links the city east and west.


By air

30 minutes by road or rail from London Gatwick International Airport.

90 minutes by road from London Heathrow International Airport.

Fast coach links between Heathrow, Gatwick and Brighton. For info on how to get to and from both airports visit


By sea

The Channel Tunnel and other major ports – Dover, Folkestone, Portsmouth and Southampton – are between one and two hours away by motorway.

For P&O enquiries and bookings visit their website.

For Hoverspeed and Eurotunnel enquiries, visit the following websites:

Hoverspeed: Eurotunnel:


Local taxi firms

Streamline: +44(0)1273 747474

City Cabs: +44(0)1273 204060


For further Brighton information: please go to

Disabled Access Information

The Great Escape Festival & Convention is committed to making our event as accessible as possible for everyone. We are a city based festival which takes place in 30+ venues in the centre of Brighton. Please be aware that our venues have varying levels of disabled facilities and accessibility. We work closely with the venues throughout the year to monitor these facilities and make recommendations based on our customer feedback.

We can arrange an upgraded ticket for priority entry to shows, complimentary tickets for those who require a Personal Assistant or special access where necessary. Once you have purchased your ticket from one of our regular outlets please contact us on: with details of your request.

If you require any further information on venue accessibility and disabled facilities please contact:

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