Lewes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lewes

With a population of 16,479, Lewes is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Lewes

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Lewes (56 Cliffe High St) and Fork Lewes (14 Station Street) are great picks.

When to visit Lewes

Lewes in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 79
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lewes in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 79
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lewes

Plane

Although Lewes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to London All airports (LON), which is located 71 km from Lewes. The shortest flight to Lewes from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Lewes, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Lewes to Lille takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 5 km from the city centre, Lewes Southease Church (Bus) is the busiest station in Lewes. Another popular train station is Lewes Cooksbridge, Sussex, located 3 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lewes is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 70 km from Lewes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lewes, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Lewes takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Southsea, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 179 km.

Plane

Although Lewes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to London All airports (LON), which is located 71 km from Lewes. The shortest flight to Lewes from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Lewes, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Lewes to Lille takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 28m trip. Located 5 km from the city centre, Lewes Southease Church (Bus) is the busiest station in Lewes. Another popular train station is Lewes Cooksbridge, Sussex, located 3 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lewes is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 70 km from Lewes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lewes, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Lewes takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Southsea, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 179 km.

Airports near Lewes

Airlines serving Lewes

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lewes

From 5-star hotels such as the Beechwood B&B to great affordable options like the The Blacksmiths Arms, Lewes offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 172 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 244 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lewes

Most booked hotels in Lewes

The Grand Brighton
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 198+
Leonardo Hotel Brighton
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 146+
Legends Hotel Brighton
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 127+
The Old Ship Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
S$ 149+
Travelodge Brighton Seafront
2 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
S$ 111+
Royal Albion Hotel
3 stars
Okay (5.9, Okay reviews)
S$ 853+

Hiring a car in Lewes

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Lewes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Lewes, while also 64% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Lewes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Lewes, while also 64% cheaper than other types, on average.