The conference is being held at the University of Sussex campus in Falmer which is just outside Brighton and a 7 minute train journey from Brighton train station.
Travelling to Sussex
From the UK:
Falmer train station is directly opposite the University campus. Pedestrian access is through a subway under the A27 – follow signs for the University of Sussex (the University of Brighton has a campus at Falmer too). Falmer is on the line between Brighton and Lewes, about eight minutes’ travel time in each direction. Four trains an hour go there during the day time. Visitors travelling via London and the west should take a train to Brighton and change there for Falmer. The journey time from London to Brighton is just under an hour. You can also change at Lewes for Falmer, if you are coming from the east.
National Rail Enquiries
National Express Coaches to Brighton depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at Pool Valley in the centre of the city. Services are every hour during the day and take about two hours. Coaches also run to Brighton from Gatwick and Heathrow. From Pool Valley you need to walk 100 metres to the Old Steine where you can catch a bus direct to the University (see Local buses section below), or you can take a taxi.
National Express Coaches
Taxis are available at both Brighton and Lewes train stations and at many places in the centre of Brighton. It is about four miles (six kilometres) from central Brighton to the University. (There is no taxi service at Falmer station itself.) It is often quicker to catch the train direct to Falmer from Brighton or Lewes.
The University is at Falmer on the A27 between Brighton and Lewes, about four miles (six kilometres) from the centre of Brighton. (Please follow signs for University of Sussex on the north side of the A27; the University of Brighton also has a campus at Falmer on the south side of the A27.) Visitors from London and the north should take the M23/A23 road towards Brighton. Before entering the centre of Brighton, join the A27 eastbound signposted Lewes. Drivers from the east or west take the A27 direct to the University.
Travelling from abroad:
The closest airport to Brighton is London Gatwick, which is 30 minutes away by train. London Heathrow is around two hours away by coach. European budget airlines tend to fly to Luton, Stansted and London City airports, but please be aware that these are some distance away from Brighton, although public transport links are available.
Channel tunnel rail link
Eurostar operates train services from continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel. From the London St Pancras domestic terminal you can take a train direct to Brighton.
London St Pancras
Cross-channel car and passenger ferries operate between Dieppe in France and Newhaven, which then has a direct train link to Falmer. From Portsmouth or Southampton, take the train to Brighton and change for Falmer. From any other port, take the train to London and travel from Victoria train station via Brighton.