Brighton to Southampton Taxi

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Southampton Airport and Seaport Taxi Service is provided us. We offer a transfer service from Brighton to any U.K Airport and Seaport, whether you need a car, people carrier, executive car, executive people carrier, minibus or indeed a coach, we are here to help. If you are travelling to or from Southampton Airport or Seaport, please call us for prompt, reliable and efficient service..

Brighton is 64 miles east of Southampton airport and can be accessed via the M27, and the A27. This journey in normal traffic conditions should take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. If you are travelling to the airport please leave a longer amount of time in case you encounter any traffic congestion.

An overview of Brighton

Brighton is a town in the city of Brighton and Hove in East Sussex. According to the census completed in 2001 Brighton has a total population of 155,919 residents.Brighton is well known for its nightlife and has been named one of the UK�s hotspots, it has over 300 pubs in the town.

Brighton is located 26.5 miles West of Eastbourne, 14.4 miles East of Worthing and 14.8 miles South of Haywards Heath.

History

Brighton is referred to in the 1086 Doomsday book as an ancient settlement it was named brighthelmston. During the 18th century the town emerged as a health resort. Once the railway had arrived in 1841 the town saw a huge increase in tourism with many visitors taking day trips to the area. Brighton experienced rapid population growth during the 20th century with the total population reaching 160,000 residents by 1961. Brighton now has an excess of over 8 million tourists per year.

In 1997 Brighton and Hove were joined to form a unitary authority of Brighton & Hove. It was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth 2nd as part of the millennium celebrations.

Places of interest in Brighton are the Royal Pavilion which was a former palace built in the early 1800�s as Prince Regents home, and Brighton Pier which opened in 1899 this features a fun fair, restaurants and arcades. Brighton also hosts to big festivals annually which are the Brighton Fringe festival and the Brighton festival, the largest arts festival in the UK after Edinburgh.