Brighton is located on England's south coast in the county of East Sussex. It’s under an hour by rail from London, 40 minutes by road from the M25, 30 minutes from London Gatwick Airport and 90 minutes from London Heathrow. And when you get here, everything is a 10-minute stroll away!

With sun, sea, great places to eat and an array of independent shops, cafes and bars, Brighton is a lively, cosmopolitan seaside city famous for its quirky charm.


Getting to Brighton

From Gatwick airport - take the train (located in the South Terminal). The journey takes between 25 and 40 minutes depending on the route. Trains run approximately ever 15 minutes during the day, with a less frequent service operating at other times.

To find out train times, and to book a ticket visit: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/186261.aspx

From Heathrow airport - Coaches travel from Heathrow to Brighton up to 13 times a day, from £15.00.


For further information and to plan a journey: https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/airports/heathrow/brighton-to-heathrow

From central London - Multiple stations in London have trains serving Brighton, these include London Victoria, Blackfriars and London Bridge. Journeys take approximately one hour depending on the route. Tickets can be purchased online or at any London national rail station.

To look at train times and to buy a ticket: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/186261.aspx

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront is conveniently located in the heart of the city, just a few minutes from historical attractions such as the Brighton Pier, the Royal Pavilion and fifteen minutes from the train station on foot.

King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2GS

Further information



VisitBrighton is the official accommodation booking provider for the POMS Conference, and through the dedicated booking site delegates can access specially negotiated accommodation rates for a selection of hotels and guesthouses. These rooms and rates are held especially for you so don’t miss out. Please note that rates quoted are inclusive of breakfast and VAT unless otherwise stated. Bookings can be made online via https://book.passkey.com/go/pomsjw2019. If you have any queries relating to accommodation or require further assistance please either call the Accommodation Bureau on +44 1273 292626 or email delegates@visitbrighton.com

University of Sussex on campus short-stay accommodation

Please follow the below link to book accommodation within halls on campus. https://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/accommodation/holiday

Note: A minimum stay for an individual booking is 7 nights. A group of 4 people can stay for a minimum of 3 nights. The full terms and conditions are available on the website


The University of Sussex has comprehensive list of hotels in the Brighton and Sussex area.


The following hostels are located in the centre of Brighton with easy access to the conference venue: