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Train Information from Dover to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance66 miles (106 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSouthern

Trains from Dover to Brighton and Hove cover the 66 miles (106 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Southern. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

Trains from Dover to Brighton

The first train to Dover from Brighton departs at about 4:30 a.m. each day, and the last trip each day commences just before about 11:00 p.m. The majority of the trains depart in the morning (up to about  10 a.m.) There are generally no trains in the middle of the day or afternoon, but services recommence operations at around 10:00 p.m.

Which train companies travel from Dover to Brighton?

Southeastern, TrainLink and Southern railway companies operate trains departing from Dover for Brighton. All three operators have trains operating from the three stations serving Dover. In most cases, a transfer along the journey will involve a switch to a train operated by a different one of these three companies.

How long is the train from Dover to Brighton?

There are no direct rail journeys between Dover and Brighton. All journeys involve at least one transfer; some involve two or three transfers. Journeys take between 2 hours and 30 minutes and 3 hours and 40 minutes, depending on the route,  and the number and duration of the transfers required.

How many trains are there from Dover to Brighton?

There are 29 departure times listed for each day from Brighton, headed for Dover.  Some of these are, in fact, the transfers for departures from one of the other Dover stations – Dover Priory most often serves as a transfer point for trains having left from Kearsney. The trains depart from one of the three Dover stations in the morning and then in the late evening into the night.

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

Departure train station:  Departures take place from Dover Priory,  Martin Mill and Kearsney station. Dover Priory is the main station serving Dover; Kearsney is second to Dover Priory and is situated on the outskirts of Dover, five-minutes' walk from the local shops. Taxis from the station to the ferry are available. Martin Mill is a village outside of Dover, just a six-minute taxi drive away..

Arrival train station: All trains from Dover to Brighton arrive at the Brighton railway station, one of the UK's ten busiest stations. The station was built in 1840 and boasts several retail outlets as well as various restaurants. Taxis and buses are plentiful. The station is only five-minutes' walk from the city centre and about a 20-minute walk from the waterfront.

Travel Tips

Trains from Dover to Brighton and Hove
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Dover to Brighton and Hove?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Dover to Brighton and Hove for as low as £26  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Dover to Brighton and Hove?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Dover and Brighton and Hove is £26  one way.
How many miles is it from Dover to Brighton and Hove by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Dover and Brighton and Hove via train to be approximately 66 miles (106 km).
How many hours does it take from Dover to Brighton and Hove by train?
On average the train from Dover to Brighton and Hove duration is 2 h 59 min  for the 66 miles (106 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Dover and arrival train station in Brighton and Hove?

When taking a train from Dover, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). When you arrive in Brighton and Hove, your train can arrive in train stations including Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Dover Priory   to Brighton Railway Station.

Where is the train station in Dover to go to Brighton and Hove? Where is the train station in Brighton and Hove located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Dover Priory, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton Railway Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Brighton and Hove from Dover?
When taking a train from Dover to Brighton and Hove, you can count on Southern for the best way to get you to Brighton and Hove. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Dover and Brighton and Hove and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When is the earliest train from Dover to Brighton and Hove? When is the last train from Dover to Brighton and Hove?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Dover at 08: 21. The last train leaves from Dover at 08: 21. Check Omio for the latest train times from Dover to Brighton and Hove and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Dover Brighton and Hove train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Dover and Brighton and Hove to cost on average £26 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Dover to Brighton and Hove train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dover
Brighton and Hove
Dover Priory is the most popular Dover 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 Dover for your journey to Brighton and Hove.