4th - 8th August

One of the biggest events in the city, Brighton Pride, is back! With celebrations all over the city Pride timetables will be in place.  All diversions are subject to roads reopening on time. 

Routes 500 & 600 shuttle service
Over Pride weekend there will be a shuttle service (route 500 and route 600) operating to and from Preston Park from the Old Steine and the Waterhall Campsite. The full timetable and pricing information can be found here. Special fares apply.

THURSDAY 4 AUGUST

From 22:00 until 02:00 the following morning, the A23 at Preston Road will be closed in both directions for the set up for the Pride Park area. During this time routes 5 & 5A and Metrobus services 271 and 272 will need to divert via Stanford Avenue, Beaconsfield Villas and Preston Drove in both directions.

FRIDAY 5 AUGUST

From 22:00 the Sea Life Centre roundabout and St James's Street will be closed for the set up of Pride. These areas won't reopen until 08:00 on Monday 8 August. 

Eastbound

During these times all eastbound services that use St James's Street and the A259 will need to divert via Edward Street from the Old Steine. All coastal services from Edward Street will turn right down Upper Rock Gardens and Lower Rock Gardens to resume normal route on the A259. The first stop to be served on the A259 will be Bedford Street.

Westbound

All westbound coastal services will serve Bedford Street on the A259 and turn right onto Lower Rock Gardens and Upper Rock Gardens. Services will turn left onto Edward Street where they will resume normal route at the Old Steine. 

Metrobus 271 and 272 - towards Royal Sussex County Hospital

Services will operate as normal to the Old Steine bus stop where services will turn round the Old Steine using the South West Corner to then head northbound to turn right onto Edward Street. Services will then turn right onto Upper Rock Gardens and Lower Rock Gardens to the seafront to resume their normal route to the hospital. Services out of Brighton are unaffected. 

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST

The Clock Tower North Street is closed 10:45-14:30
Old Steine Closed 10:45-14:30
Bus Lanes closed 10:30-16:00
St James’ Street is closed all day
Sealife/Palace Pier Roundabout is closed all day
Preston Road between Stanford Avenue & Preston Drove is closed all day
London Road-Oxford Street closed 10:30-16:00 & 21:00-01:00
Brighton Station/Queens Road closed 19:00-01:00


Buses from the west turning at Churchill Square
Eastbound buses terminating in Western Road will operate via Montpelier Road, Upper North Street and Regent Hill to the Clarence Square stop.


Buses from the north Turning at Open Market
Services from Lewes Road & Elm Grove will terminate at the Open Market between 10:30 & 16:00 and restart service from the east side of the Level.
Services from Ditchling Road will terminate at the Open Market and restart from Union road.


Closure of London Road from 21:00
Services from Lewes Road will not serve the Open Market but will serve St Peter's bus lanes.
Services from Ditchling Road & Elm Grove will serve the Open Market and not St Peter's bus lanes.
Services to Lewes Road/Elm Grove will use the bus lanes and then serve the Level bus stop.
Services using Ditchling Road will use the bus lanes the serve the temporary stop in Union Road.


Buses from the East and Coast Road Services
All services will terminate at either Park Street or the Bingo Hall between 10:30 & 14:30.
For the entire day when open all services that serve the Sealife Centre will divert Via Lower Rock Gardens & Edward Street.
Any service that serves St James Street will use Edward Street all day.
Any passengers that use the Sealife stop or St James Street should go to Edward Street American Express stop.


Routes 1/1A
Between 10:30 & 14:30, buses will operate between Mile Oak & Churchill Square and between Eastern Road (Upper Bedford Street) & Whitehawk only. No services will use St James’ Street.


Routes 2/2A
Between 10:30 & 14:30 these services will operate between Steyning/Shoreham and Clarence Square & Woodingdean and Eastern Road (Upper Bedford Street) only.
Due to the closure of St James’ Street all eastbound services will use Edward Street.


Routes 5/5A/5B from Patcham & Hollingbury to Hangleton
Preston Road between Preston Drove & Stanford Avenue is closed all day.
Before 10:15 service 5 & 5A will operate non-stop via Preston Drove & Beaconsfield Villas.
Service 5 & 5B between 10:15 & 16:00 will have a service to the Open Market only.
From 16:00 all service 5, 5A & 5B will operate via Preston Drove, Fiveways and to London Road.
From 21:00 services 5, 5A & 5B will serve the Open Market and not St Peter's bus lanes.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 all services will operate from Clarence Square to Hangleton.
Between 14:30 & 16:00 all services will operate from Old Steine to Hangleton.

Routes 5/5A/5B from Hangleton to Patcham & Hollingbury
Preston Road between Preston Drove & Stanford Avenue is closed all day.
Before 10:30 service 5 & 5A will operate non stop from Springfield Road via Beaconsfield Villas & Preston Drove.
Between 10:30 & 16:00 a service will operate between Union Road & Patcham and Hollingbury.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 all service will terminate at Clarence Square.
Between 14:30 & 16:00 all service will terminate at the Old Steine.
Between 16:00 & 21:00 all services will operate from London Road via Ditchling Road and Preston Road to resume normal route.
From 21:00 services will not serve London Road and will operate via Union Road, Ditchling Road and Preston Drove.


Route 6
Between 10:30 and 14:30 services to Brighton Station go via Montpelier Road & 7 Dials, return journeys via Seven Dials, Dyke Road & Regent Hill, and normal route from Clarence Square.
From 19:00 all services terminate & start from the Old Steine.


Route 7
Between 10:30 until 14:30 this service will operate between George Street and Brighton Station only.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 services to/from the Marina will operate between the Marina and Eastern Road (Upper Bedford Street).
From 19:00 until 01:00 this service will not serve Brighton Station instead will serve Dyke Road & Imperial Arcade.


Routes 12/12A/13X
All services will operate via Rock Gardens & Edward Street in both directions due to the closure of the Sealife Roundabout.
Between 10:30 & 14:30, all services will start and terminate at Park Street.
From 19:00 all services will terminate/start from Imperial Arcade due to the closure of Queens Road and Brighton Station.


Routes 14/14B
All services will operate via Rock Gardens & Edward Street in both directions due to the closure of the Sealife Roundabout.
Between 10:30 & 14:30, all services will start and terminate at Park Street.
From 19:00 all services will terminate/start from Imperial Arcade due to the closure of Queens Road and Brighton Station.


Route 18
This route will be suspended between 10:30 & 14:45.
From 19:00 service will terminate at Imperial Arcade and restart at Churchill Square.


Route 21/21A
Between 10:30 & 16:00, buses from the Marina will terminate at the Open Market.
Buses from Goldstone Valley terminate at Clarence Square & a revised timetable applies on these journeys.
From 21:00 due to the closure of London Road this service will not serve the Open Market but will serve St Peter's Church Bus Lanes.


Route 22
Between 10:30 & 16:00 all services with terminate at the Open Market & restart from the east side of the Level.
From 21:00 due to the closure of London Road this service will not serve the Open Market but will serve St Peter's Church Bus Lanes.


Route 23
Normal service all day, but may be subject to delays.

Route 24
Between 10:30 & 16:00 services will terminate at the Open Market & restart from the east side of the Level.
From 21:00 this service will not serve the Open Market but will serve St Peter's bus lane southbound. Northbound will not serve London Road & Oxford Street.

Route 25
Between 10:30 & 15:50 services will terminate at Lewes Road Garage.

Route 26 (and 46 in Hollingbury)
Between 10:30 & 16:00 services will terminate at the Open Market & restart in Union Road.
From 21:00 this service will not serve the St Peter's bus lanes.


Route 27
Services will operate via Edward Street & Rock Gardens all day.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 services from Saltdean will start & terminate at Park Street.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 service from Westdene will terminate and start at Brighton Station.
From 19:00 all service will operate via Imperial Arcade and Dyke Road.


Routes 28/29
Buses to/from Tunbridge Wells, Ringmer and Lewes will terminate at/start from Lewes Road Bus Garage between 10:30 & 16:00.


Route 46 (Southwick)
Between 10:30 & 16:00 service from Hollingbury will terminate at the Open Market and restart in Union Road.
Between 10:30 & 14:30 services from Southwick will terminate at Clarence Square from 14:30-1600 services from Southwick will terminate at Old Steine.
From 21:00 services from Hollingbury will not serve the St Peter's bus lanes.
From 21:00 services from Southwick will operate via Union road to Ditchling Road.


Route 48
Between 10:30 and 16:00 service will terminate at the Open Market and restart from the east side of the Level.
From 21:00 services from Bevendean will not serve the Open Market.
From 21:00 service to Bevendean will not serve London Road and will operate via the east side of the Level.


Route 49
Between 10:30 and 16:00 service will terminate at the Open Market and restart from the east side of the Level.
From 21:00 services from Moulsecoomb will not serve the Open Market.
From 21:00 services to Moulsecoomb will not serve London Road and will operate via the east Side of the Level.


Route 50
Between 10:30 & 16:00 service will terminate at the Open Market and restart in Union Road.
From 21:00 services from Hollingdean will not serve the St Peter's bus lanes.
From 21:00 service to Hollingdean will not serve London Road and will operate via the east side of the Level & Union Road to Ditchling Road.


Route 77
This service will not operate from the Pier all day.
Between 10:30 and 14:30 this service will start and terminate at Brighton Station.
From 14:30 the service will start & terminate at the Old Steine.


Route 78
Between 10:30 & 16:00 this service will start from the east side of the Level and terminate at the Open Market.


Route 79
Between 10:30 & 16:00 this service will start from Union Road and terminate at the Open Market.


N1
Service unchanged, 1st trip may start from Old Steine. 


N5
Service unchanged, may be short notice diversions in the London Road area. 


N7
The first N7 trip will not serve Brighton Station, all eastbound services will use Edward Street.


N12/N14
All services to use Edward Street & Rock Gardens in both directions.


City Sightseeing
No service all day.

SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 

From 12:00 until 22:30 the A23 Preston Road will be closed in both directions for the festival in Preston Park. During this time routes 5 & 5A and Metrobus services 271 and 272 will need to divert via Stanford Avenue, Beaconsfield Villas and Preston Drove in both directions. 

The Sea Life Centre roundabout and St James's Street will remain closed until 08:00 on Monday 8 August. 

Eastbound

All eastbound services that use St James's Street and the A259 will need to divert via Edward Street from the Old Steine. All coastal services from Edward Street will turn right down Upper Rock Gardens and Lower Rock Gardens to resume normal route on the A259. The first stop to be served on the A259 will be Bedford Street.

Westbound

All westbound coastal services will serve Bedford Street on the A259 and turn right onto Lower Rock Gardens and Upper Rock Gardens. Services will turn left onto Edward Street where they will resume normal route at the Old Steine. 

Metrobus 271 and 272 - towards Royal Sussex County Hospital

Service will operate as normal to the Old Steine bus stop where services will turn round the Old Steine using the South West Corner to then head northbound to turn right onto Edward Street. Services will then turn right onto Upper Rock Gardens and Lower Rock Gardens to the seafront to resume their normal route to the hospital. Services out of Brighton are unaffected.