Travel & Transport
Conveniently located on the South Coast it's easy to get to, and around, Worthing and Adur. Adur & Worthing Councils mapping system might be useful.
From the west or the east use the A27 or A259
From the north use either the M25 and A24 or the M25, M23, A23 and A27.
• On street Car Parking is available throughout the area. You are advised to check signposting carefully for charges and restrictions. For further information contact The Parking Shop Tel: 0845 680 0189 or go to www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/parking/ .
• Multi Story and Surface Car Parks are operated by NCP Tel: 0845 050 7085.
If you are planning a short visit to the Worthing town centre or seafront of up to 2 hours it is suggested that you use the Union Place, High Street, Grafton or Buckingham car parks. For a medium stay of 2-4 hours use the Union Place car park. The car parks at Teville Gate and Broadwater Bridge, near the railway station, are suggested for a day visit being just a 10 minute walk to the seafront and costing a maximum of £3. It’s free to park at Worthing's Civic Centre car park on Sundays.
You can view the areas car parks on Adur & Worthing mapping.
The railway line runs east/west across the district so it is possible to access the area from any of the many railway stations. For the easiest access use:
- Worthing for Worthing Town Centre and Pier
- Shoreham by Sea for Shoreham-by-Sea town centre
There are frequent rail services that run from London Victoria (via Gatwick airport) with a journey time of approximately - 1 hour, 15 minutes. National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50.
There are a number of bus companies running services locally:
•Stagecoach - www.stagecoachbus.com Tel: 01903 237661
•Brighton & Hove Buses - www.buses.co.uk Tel: 01273 886200
•Compass Buses - www.compass-travel.co.uk Tel: 01903 690025
•Metro Bus - www.metrobus.co.uk Tel: 01293 449191
Regular services from London Victoria Coach Station. Also a South Coast service from Worthing. National Express enquiries 08717 81 81 81
Over 15 cross channel routes are within 2-3 hours drive. The closest ports (within 1 hour drive), are Newhaven and Portsmouth. Day-trips are possible from Newhaven to Dieppe. Book your tickets here.
Arriving in your own boat? Head towards Shoreham Harbour.
London's international airport at Gatwick is 28 miles from Worthing with good rail and road connections. Comprehensive information is available from the Gatwick Airport Guide.
Heathrow Airport (56 miles) can be reached via Brighton or London. Comprehensive information is available from the Heathrow Airport Guide.
The local airport is at Shoreham (Brighton City).