Royal Sussex County Hospital

How to get here

By bus

The following bus services stop outside the hospital:

  • 1, 1A, 7, 14,14C, 23, 27 and 27C (eastbound only), 71 (Brighton and Hove buses)
  • 37 City Buzz and 37B City Buzz (Compass Bus)
  • 47, 47A, 52, 52A, 57 (The Big Lemon Bus)
  • 271, 272 (Metrobus)

The 271 and 272 bus services run between the Princess Royal Hospital and Royal Sussex County Hospital. These services are free to patients carrying an appointment letter for the date of travel.

By train

The nearest train station is Brighton. From the station, you can catch a bus or get a taxi to the hospital. Bus route 7 runs to the hospital from stop A at the front of the station up to every 6 minutes.

Parking information

A pay-and-display multi-storey car park is situated on the North Access Road which is accessed from Bristol Gate, third entry on the left (immediately after the A&E entrance).

There are 20 disabled bays located on Levels 6 and 6a which gives direct access into the hospital and 6 dedicated renal bays for regular renal patients.

There are a small number of pick up/drop off bays located inside the entrance to the multi storey car park, there is a 20-minute grace period for people using these bays after which charges will apply.

Car park pay stations accept cash, notes and debit/credit cards, give change and have an intercom if you need help.

For parking charges visit Royal Sussex County Hospital - University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (

Services at this location

Mental health liaison teams