Brighton Marathon Weekend

brighton marathon hotel accommodation

NOTE - New start times  AS WELL AS A NEW, LATER START TIME OF 9:45AM, THE BRIGHTON MARATHON COURSE WILL SEE A FEW CHANGES FOR THE 2018 EVENT. Therefore please note our new coach timings .

As the Official accommodation & race transfer provider for Brighton Marathon Zip Travel are delighted to confirm details of their accommodation and race transfers packages for 2018. Our exclusive official race day coach transfer service takes you to the start near Preston Park and pick up by Dukes Mound on Madeira Drive near finish - a convenient and money saving alternative to staying in Brighton itself ! 


1 ) Hotel & Race day transfer packages 

These are for runners , families and friends and offer real value  with excellent value hotel accommodation with race day coach transfer service provided. Rates include late check out ( 6 pm ) on race day and early full buffet breakfast for Sunday plus complimentary on site parking ( complimentary parking at Crowne Plaza only ,  Hilton Gatwick parking charge is £25.00 per night - pre booking is essential . )  Zip Travel staff are also on hand over the weekend to assist . All you have to do is run ( or support ) and enjoy the weekend!

Official Hotel - Crowne Plaza Gatwick Crawley - A stylish Gatwick Airport hotel with upscale dining, free WiFi and a fitness centre
Crowne Plaza® London - Gatwick Airport hotel offers 4-star accommodation a 15-minute drive or taxi ride from Gatwick Airport (LGW). Three Bridges station in nearby Crawley, a five-minute drive away, has fast, frequent trains to central London. Situated just 25 minute from Brighton. The sleek Cube Restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced food for breakfast and dinner. You can relax with a Starbucks coffee or a cold pint and a snack in the trendy Cube Bar, watching sports on big screens. Or simply put your feet up in your room and order 24-hour room service   

Official Hotel - Hilton Gatwick South Terminal  

Situated just minutes from both the North and South terminals, and Gatwick train station, the Hilton London Gatwick Airport hotel is the perfect place to stay when flying from Gatwick airport. The hotel is linked to the South Terminal by a covered walkway, and is conveniently just 30 minutes from the heart of London by Gatwick Express. Just 25 minutes from Brighton . Car Parking special rate  is £25.00 per night  , pre booking essential.  

Enjoy the bright, contemporary tones of Amy’s restaurant, offering international a la carte dining with a sophisticated atmosphere. Try the delicious light lunches in the comfortable surroundings of Amy's Lobby Bar or catch up with the latest sports in Charlie Fry's Sports Bar.

Race day coach transfer service - cost £20.00 per person in addition to hotel accommodation cost. On race day we will run a return coach service from our hotels * to the start and post race back to the hotel. If you choose to book the race transfer service as well timetables will be published in the hotels and Zip Travel staff  will be on hand to assisit you. Coaches depart  6.45 am from Hilton Gatwick, 7.15 am from  Crowne Plaza Gatwick and return 2.00 pm, 3.30 pm , 5.00pm and 6.30 pm . timings subject to change on advice of race organisers as necessary 


2 ) Brighton Marathon Expo coach transfer service from Central London  Saturday 14  April return post race Sunday 15  April :  

Cost £25.00 return

Saturday 14 April - from London Waterloo to Brighton Marathon Expo departing London at Midday , 12:00

Return coaches will depart on Sunday 15 April from Brighton Marathon finish area at 5.00 pm 

. ( timings subject to change on advice of race organisers as necessary )

3 ) Brighton Marathon Race Day return coach transfer service  from Central London Sunday 15 April - departure 06.00 - 6 am PROMPT !!

Cost £25.00 return

Sunday 15 April  - from London Waterloo to Brighton Marathon start near Preston Park  departing London at  06:30am

Return coaches will depart on Sunday 15 April from Brighton Marathon finish area at 5.00pm 


Or if you prefer call  us on 01926 888 797 or e mail 

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