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Cheap train tickets from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Thameslink
00:242h04
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Southern
23:231h12
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
00:35Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Southern
00:091h07
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes

Train timetableClapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Southern
23:231h12
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
00:35Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Southern
00:091h07
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
00:242h04
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes

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Train times from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 7 m

Average

1 h 27 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

71 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Clapham Junction (CLJ) for Brighton station (BTN) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Southern
00:091h07
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Southern
23:231h12
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
00:35Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
00:242h04
Clapham Junction (CLJ)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN)

distanceDistance43 miles
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouthern, Thameslink or Gatwick Express

Trains from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) cover the 43 miles long trip taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like Southern, Thameslink or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £11, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Clapham Junction and arrive in Brighton.

Train companies: Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express trains Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN)

For as little as £27 you can travel by train from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) with Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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.

    Trains from Clapham to Brighton

    If you're planning on taking a train from Clapham Junction to Brighton Railway Station, you'll be happy to know there are several trains covering routes between these destinations daily. The majority of your journeys will be operated by Southern railway company, which typically offer trips with a changeover at Gatwick Airport along the way and a total travel time of just under 1h. Southern and Thameslink link up to offer a couple of trips per day with a single change in East Croydon along the way and a slightly longer travel time. You'll usually find close to 25 trains operating these routes every day, covering around 43 miles (70 km) in an average time of around 58min.

    Clapham to Brighton Train Time: Daily Departures

    When taking a train from Clapham Junction to Brighton Railway Station, you can expect to find numerous trains departing regularly throughout the day. Trains start running at around midnight, with a couple of trains departing between then and 06:05 a.m. From then onwards, you'll find close to three trains per hour departing from Clapham Junction heading to Brighton Railway Station. There are typically at least 25 trips per day, starting close to midnight and ending around 11:30 p.m. every evening.

    How long is the journey by train from Clapham to Brighton?

    If you're wondering about the travel time between these two destinations, you can expect the times to differ depending on the route you take. The distance covered on these journeys is around 43 miles (70 km) and on average, the trip will take just shy of 1h. If you're travelling on a Southern train the whole way, you'll typically have a changeover at Gatwick Airport along the way and your travel time will be around 56 - 58min, while a trip that changes from Southern to Thameslink in East Croydon will usually take closer to 1h 10min depending on the length of your stopover.

    Brighton Pier Beach Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Clapham to Brighton?

    Departure train station: If you're travelling from Clapham to Brighton along these routes, your departure station is always going to be Clapham Junction. Clapham Junction is roughly 7min from the centre of London if you're travelling by train or by car/taxi. If you're taking the bus from the city centre, you can expect the journey to take closer to 30min with a couple of stops along the way. Although the train station is smaller than many other major train stations, you will find several basic amenities and facilities including accessible toilets and changing rooms, telephones, ticketing stations, waiting areas, as well as convenience stores, pubs, and restaurants.

    Arrival train station: Brighton Railway Station will be the arrival station for all of the train journeys between these two destinations. Brighton Station is approximately 5min from the centre of Brighton and easily accessible on foot or by taxi. Brighton Railway Station offers several basic facilities that include accessible toilets and changing facilities at the east end of the main concourse, ATMs, baby-changing facilities, a station buffet, a supermarket, food outlets, and a newsagent. In terms of accessibility, you'll have step-free access throughout the station, accessible toilets, induction loops, available wheelchairs, ramps, and plenty of staff available to assist you wherever you need.

    Which train companies travel from Clapham to Brighton?

    If you're taking a train from Clapham Junction to Brighton Railway Station, expect your trip to be operated by two different companies, There are more direct options operated by Southern train company with a single changeover at Gatwick Airport that'll typically take around 56min, while Southern work in conjunction with Thameslink to provide routes travelling through East Croydon that'll take closer to 1h 10min. The most popular routes are the journeys operated entirely by Southern, while trips with Southern and Thameslink are a little more sporadic.

    Southern trains from Clapham to Brighton

    Southern Railway operates the more popular routes from train journeys from Clapham Junction to Brighton Railway Station. They're an old and well-established train company that took over services for Gatwick Express a couple of years ago. They offer a wide range of services every day, with at least 20 journeys between Clapham and Brighton daily. Except for a couple of direct trains between these two destinations, the majority of trains require a single changeover at Gatwick Airport along the way before completing the journey to Brighton Railway Station.

    Thameslink trains from Clapham to Brighton

    The less frequent route from Clapham Junction to Brighton Railway Station is operated by both Southern and Thameslink. The start f the journey will be operated by Southern and at the stopover in East Croydon, you'll switch to a Thameslink train that'll take you the rest of the way to Brighton. You'll generally find at least one trip along this route operating per hour, starting after 7:00 a.m. every morning. Due to the first leg of this route being operated by Southern, you won't find direct trains from Clapham to Brighton operated by Thameslink.

    Train Clapham to Brighton: Services on Board

    Southern Railway offers First-Class ticket options on selected routes and comes with high-end accommodation on the train and wider seating, as well as larger tables and plug points. If you're planning on travelling with a pet, you'll be glad to know that these trips allow pet travel, though you will need to keep him or her on a leash or in a travel cage for the duration of the trip.

    Travelling with bicycles is permitted provided there is space available on the train. Foldable bikes are easier to accommodate. Consider calling ahead of time to arrange travelling with your bike. If you have a disability and require assistance with luggage or anything on the train, you're requested to let the train company know 24h in advance to ensure they're able to provide the assistance you need.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Clapham to Brighton?

    There are a variety of ways to ensure you pick up the best deals when booking tickets for your getaway. Firstly, using Omio means you get information on a single results page that's been pulled from a variety of online sources to give you the most updated information. Next, you'll want to book tickets as far in advance as possible.

    Tickets typically go on sale a few months in advance and the closer you get to your departure date, the pricier they get. Lastly, most train companies offer different deals n different days, so search for tickets with flexible departure dates to take advantage of these specials. You'll also find that travelling during the week is usually more affordable than travelling over a weekend.

    Birghton Royal Paviliun Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

    To Brighton by train—travel tips

    Brighton is a seaside resort located on the southern coast of England and offers guests a wide variety of activities to get involved in and sights to peruse during their travels. If you're interested in the history of the city and surrounding areas, try checking out places like the Royal Pavilion, the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and the Booth Museum of Natural History.

    The Brighton West Pier is another piece of history worth checking out and displays the evocative remains of a Victorian pier. If you're travelling with kids and looking for something for the whole family to do, have a look at Sea Life Brighton and explore the wide variety of oceanic exhibitions they have available.

    Brighton Beach is the perfect spot to soak up the sun rays and frolic in the water a bit. If you're interested in the more unusual sights, head on down to the Upside Down House and witness the fun had at this establishment.

    FAQs: Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) 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 Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) is £30; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) train travel time is 56 min   for the 43 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 05: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 23: 43.
    There are 25 trains a day from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) which require at least one change with Southern, Thameslink or Gatwick Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the best Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Southern, Thameslink or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Clapham Junction (CLJ) and Brighton station (BTN) to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 43.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Clapham Junction, which is located around 5 miles (8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton, located 0.4 miles (584 m) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) by train is February.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Clapham Junction (CLJ) to Brighton station (BTN) including taking a train or coach.

    Trains departing from Clapham Junction

    Distance from Clapham Junction to city center
    Distance from Clapham Junction to city center
    4.5 miles (7.3 km)
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through services: Grant Road Bus Stop A All arrivals (except via Wandsworth Town): St Johns Hill Bus Stop C Arrivals via Wandsworth Town: Grant Road Bus Stop R
    Amenities at station
    ATM
    ATM
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Dining
    Dining
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step free access available through Brighton Yard entrance to all platforms via lifts. Step free access available through Grant Road entrance to platform 1 and 2 via lifts | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

    Trains arriving to Brighton

    Distance from Brighton to city center
    Distance from Brighton to city center
    0.4 miles (585 m)
    Amenities at station
    Accessibility
    Accessibility

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