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Travel and Road Closures

Spectator & Event Guide 2022


Don’t wait until the morning of the event to decide how you will get to Brighton & Hove, make sure you’ve planned your journey in advance.


City centre

There are many NCP car parks in the city, a full list of which can be found here. We also recommend the JustPark app, which is available in the iTunes Store and from Google Play.

Marathon Start

On Race Day, marathon supporters may wish to park in Brighton Marina car park and walk to the start in East Brighton Park. Tap in their postcode BN25UT for Sat-Nav directions to the multi-story car park.

Alternatively head to the City Centre Seafront & turn left onto A259.

Ditchling Beacon (climb 5 of marathon)

Parking at sites across the course, e.g. Upper Lodge car park for access to Ditchling Beacon, are limited in spaces and chargeable.

Ditchling Beacon itself will be closed to traffic.

Parking across the South Downs National Park and route locations is possible and more information is here.

Event Village / Stanmer Park

Spaces are available to book at AMEX stadium for the event, which is a short walk to the Event Village in Stanmer Park for the Brighton Trail 10k, Brighton Trail Kids and finish of Brighton Trail Marathon. Parking in Stanmer Park itself is limited and chargeable.


Please be sure to check for any potential service alterations that may affect your journey.

If arriving at Falmer Station, the Event Village is a short walk away.

If arriving at Brighton Station, there is a taxi rank and bus service immediately outside the station forecourt.


  • Due to rail strikes, rail services will be limited on event weekend. Please be sure to check for any updates on the Southern Rail website.
  • For suggested train times from all stations, please visit


Bus services run across the city, also connecting with many local towns and villages. Please check the Brighton & Hove Bus Company website for the most up to date travel information and full timetables.

There will also be an increased service on route 78 and route 79 which go to Stanmer Park and Ditchling Beacon from the city centre respectively.

View the increased No 78 timetable.

View the increased No 79 timetable.


If you require a taxi for travel to or within Brighton & Hove, you can find a list of taxi companies on Yelp.

Taxis will be able to collect and drop you close to the Start on Race Day.


Please view a pdf detailing all of the road closures and disruptions taking place on 26 June 2022 due to the Brighton Trail Weekend here.