Travel & Transport
Conveniently located on the South Coast it's easy to get to, and around, Worthing and Adur. On arrival, why not call in to the VisitWorthing Information Centre? The friendly and knowledgeable staff are waiting to help visitors with enquiries about Worthing and can help with finding accommodation.
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.
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.
There is a railway line running east/west across the district so it's possible to access the area from any of the many railway stations. For the easiest access use:
- Worthing for Worthing Town Centre and Pier
- Lancing for Lancing town centre
- Shoreham-by-Sea for Shoreham-by-Sea town centre
There are frequent rail services running from London Victoria (via Gatwick airport) with a journey time of approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.
The area is served well by a number of companies running services in the area. Contact the VisitWorthing Information for assitance.
There are regular services from London Victoria Coach Station. A South Coast service leaves from Worthing.
Over 15 Solent and cross channel routes are within 2-3 hours drive. Dover & Folkestone - approx 2 1/2 hours, Newhaven and Portsmouth - within 1 hour
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).