Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

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

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Thameslink
08:150h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:050h38
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:43Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:350h38
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:13Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:450h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:310h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:57Brighton station (BTN)
£161One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June
Gatwick Express
08:010h29
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:30Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:050h38
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:43Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:150h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:310h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:57Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:350h38
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:13Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:450h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

26 m

Average

32 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

36 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Brighton station (BTN) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Gatwick Express
08:310h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:57Brighton station (BTN)
£161One-way
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:010h29
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:30Brighton station (BTN)
£161One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:150h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:450h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:050h38
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:43Brighton station (BTN)
£131One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN)

distanceDistance22 miles
durationAverage train duration30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 49 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Gatwick Express or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) cover the 22 miles long trip taking on average 30 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Gatwick Express or Southern. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Brighton.

Train companies: Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Southern trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN)

Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Southern trains will get you from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 39 min
  • Cheapest Price: £14
  • Southern frequency: 22 a day

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) is £11; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) is 30 min   to travel the 22 mile long trip, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 04: 32. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 23: 39.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) without having to change trains with Thameslink or Southern. There are 49 direct trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) you can take a train with Thameslink, Gatwick Express or Southern. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Brighton station (BTN) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 39.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton, located 0.4 miles (585 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Brighton station (BTN) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing with a journey time of 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Brighton station (BTN) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Brighton station (BTN) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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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