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Cheap train tickets from Brighton to London

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brighton to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southern
10:131h15
Brighton station (BTN)
11:28London Victoria (VIC)
£161One-way
1 change
Southern
09:131h16
Brighton station (BTN)
10:29London Victoria (VIC)
£181One-way
1 change
Thameslink
10:141h14
Brighton station (BTN)
11:28London Victoria (VIC)
£221One-way
1 change
Thameslink
10:281h17
Brighton station (BTN)
11:45London Victoria (VIC)
£221One-way
1 change
Thameslink
09:441h14
Brighton station (BTN)
10:58London Victoria (VIC)
£221One-way
1 change

Train timetableBrighton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Gatwick Express
08:061h05
Brighton station (BTN)
09:11London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:091h06
Brighton station (BTN)
09:15London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southern
08:131h16
Brighton station (BTN)
09:29London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
08:261h09
Brighton station (BTN)
09:35London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:361h05
Brighton station (BTN)
09:41London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:391h06
Brighton station (BTN)
09:45London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southern
08:431h15
Brighton station (BTN)
09:58London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
08:581h07
Brighton station (BTN)
10:05London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:581h17
Brighton station (BTN)
10:15London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Gatwick Express
09:091h02
Brighton station (BTN)
10:11London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Southern
09:131h16
Brighton station (BTN)
10:29London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
09:141h01
Brighton station (BTN)
10:15London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
09:281h07
Brighton station (BTN)
10:35London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
09:281h17
Brighton station (BTN)
10:45London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Gatwick Express
09:391h02
Brighton station (BTN)
10:41London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Thameslink
09:441h14
Brighton station (BTN)
10:58London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
09:441h01
Brighton station (BTN)
10:45London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
09:581h07
Brighton station (BTN)
11:05London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Gatwick Express
10:091h02
Brighton station (BTN)
11:11London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Southern
10:131h15
Brighton station (BTN)
11:28London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
10:141h14
Brighton station (BTN)
11:28London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
10:141h01
Brighton station (BTN)
11:15London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Thameslink
10:281h17
Brighton station (BTN)
11:45London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Thameslink
10:281h07
Brighton station (BTN)
11:35London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes

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Train times from Brighton to London

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 1 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

76 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Brighton for London every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
10:141h01
Brighton station (BTN)
11:15London Bridge (LBG)
£251One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Thameslink
09:141h01
Brighton station (BTN)
10:15London Bridge (LBG)
£251One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Thameslink
09:441h01
Brighton station (BTN)
10:45London Bridge (LBG)
£251One-way
0 changes
Gatwick Express
09:391h02
Brighton station (BTN)
10:41London Victoria (VIC)
£371One-way
0 changes
Gatwick Express
09:091h02
Brighton station (BTN)
10:11London Victoria (VIC)
£371One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Brighton to London

distanceDistance47 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus

Trains from Brighton to London cover the 47 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 1 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Brighton and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains Brighton to London

Buy your official Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express train tickets to London from Brighton from £11 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Train information from Brighton to London with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • Thameslink frequency: 16 a day

Trains from Brighton to London

Trains offer a speedy and comfortable way to travel the 67 miles between Brighton and London with Southern and Thameslink operating frequent daily direct services. The first departure is with Southern in the early morning and the last is just before midnight. Thameslink services run around twice per hour during peak hours. Travel time ranges from 56 minutes to 1 hour and 35 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Brighton to London?

Departure Station: Trains to London leave from Brighton Railway Station, the southern terminus of the Brighton Main Line located on Queens Road. Passengers can reach the station by local bus services which stop directly outside.

Arrival Station: Southern train services from Brighton arrive at Victoria, while Thameslink trains terminate at either Blackfriars or St Pancras. Victoria offers extensive onward connections via bus, tube or rail. Blackfriars station, located in the city, incorporates an underground station on the Circle and District lines. Centrally located on Euston Road in Kings Cross, St. Pancras station is a major hub for buses, the underground, and trains including the Eurostar.

FAQs: Brighton to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Brighton to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brighton to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Brighton to London can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brighton to London is £21; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to London from Brighton is on average 1 h 1 min   for the 47 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Brighton and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brighton to London leaves at 07: 09. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brighton to London leaves at 23: 23.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brighton to London without having to change trains with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. There are 25 direct trains from Brighton to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Brighton to London train with Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Brighton to London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 23.

When departing from Brighton, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Brighton and London Road (Brighton). When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brighton, which is located around 0.4 miles (585 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London from Brighton is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 1 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Brighton to London is April.
You have options as you can travel between Brighton and London 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Brighton and London

Brighton
London
Brighton is the most popular Brighton railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brighton for your journey to London.
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London St Pancras International is the most popular London train station for Omio travellers, but London has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in London for your journey from Brighton.
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
Amenities at station
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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