Location & Venue

About Brighton

The International Academic Forum’s European Conference Series is based in the vibrant city of Brighton in the UK. From iconic tourist spots to beachfront cool, Brighton is crammed full of things to see and do. Boasting a cultural heritage that includes the Royal Pavilion, Regency architecture and Victorian aquariums plus the seaside attractions of Brighton Pier, the Brighton Wheel and the famous pebble beach, Brighton offers something to delight each and every visitor.

About the Conference Venue and Official Hotel

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel, Brighton

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel is located near the centre of one of Britain’s most fascinating cities, with one side overlooking Brighton Beach and the iconic Brighton Pier, while the other leads on to the maze of streets that make up the historic Lanes shopping area. This well appointed four-star hotel mirrors the relaxed, easy-going vibe of the city that surrounds it, and is strategically located to offer a full range of entertainment, amenities and exquisite views for all to enjoy.

To book accommodation at Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel, please visit the Jurys Inns Hotels website or email jurysinnbrightonwaterfront@jurysinns.com.

Delegates can use the promotional code JIIAFO010719 when booking at Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel.

When booking, please note the following:

  • Dates on the booking form should be set to your preferred arrival and departure dates.
  • All accommodation enquiries should be directed to Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel, Brighton at jurysinnbrightonwaterfront@jurysinns.com.
  • The accommodation cost is not included in the conference registration fee. Any accommodation changes or cancellations are the participant’s responsibility.


Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel
King’s Road
Brighton & Hove
East Sussex
United Kingdom

Access to Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel

Situated on the picturesque seafront, Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel is centrally located and is a short walk or taxi ride from nearby train and coach stations.

By rail from London: London is the hub of the UK’s rail network and it is easy to travel by train to Brighton and the South Coast from the major London stations. The fastest direct travelling times from London to Brighton are:

  • London Victoria – 52 minutes (direct)
  • London Bridge – 58 minutes (direct)
  • London St Pancras – 1 hour 16 minutes (direct)

Rail services in the UK are operated by a number of private train operators. The key operators to Brighton are Southern and First Capital Connect. Trains arrive into Brighton Station on Queens Road. Central Brighton (including Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel) is easily walkable (about 10 minutes) from Brighton Station. Alternatively, taxis and buses are available at the front of the station.

If you are travelling from Europe, the Eurostar train arrives from Europe at St Pancras, London, where there are direct train connections to Brighton. Timetables, prices, and advanced booking is available on the National Rail website.

Travelling to Brighton from the London Airports

London Gatwick Airport

Direct trains from Gatwick to Brighton take approximately 30 minutes and run regularly. The Gatwick South rail station is directly linked to Gatwick’s South Terminal and is just a few minutes away from the North Terminal via a transit train link. Advance ticket reservation is not required.

For further information, please visit the Gatwick Airport website.

London Heathrow Airport

By Rail: Take the London Underground to London Victoria and connect with a Main Line train to Brighton.

Alternatively, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington and then the Underground to Victoria. The Heathrow Express is quicker but the Underground is the cheaper option. Journey time is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, depending on your chosen route and connection times.

For further information, please visit the Heathrow Airport website.

By Coach: National Express is the major coach operator serving Brighton. Most international flights arrive at Terminal 4 and 5. Coaches depart every hour from Terminal 4 and 5, where most international flights arrive. The journey takes 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes depending on the airport terminal you are departing from, and costs around 20 GBP each way. Brighton Coach Station is located next to Brighton Pier and is a 2-minute walk from Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront Hotel. Full details are available on the National Express website.