Public transport

The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE is approximately 1.5 miles from Brighton train station. We are next to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

See or call 01273 886200 for bus information in Brighton.

Routes 1, 1A, 7, 14B, 14C, 23, 37, 37B, 40X, 47, 52, 57, 71, 73, 90, 94A, N7 and N99 all stop outside the hospital.

The 40X bus service runs between the The Royal Alex Children’s Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Hayward’s Heath (via Patcham, Hassocks & Burgess Hill) on an hourly basis. This service is free to patients carrying their appointment letter for the same day as travel. See or call 01444 246693.

Patients who are unable (for medical reasons) to use private or public transport services for their journey to and/or from our hospital click here.