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Cheap train tickets from Horley to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
05:280h42
Horley station (HOR)
06:10Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
00:210h48
Horley station (HOR)
01:09Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
01:520h36
Horley station (HOR)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
04:261h06
Horley station (HOR)
05:32Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
00:310h45
Horley station (HOR)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change

Train timetableHorley to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
Thameslink
00:210h48
Horley station (HOR)
01:09Brighton station (BTN)
1 change
Southern
00:310h45
Horley station (HOR)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
1 change
Thameslink
01:520h36
Horley station (HOR)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
04:261h06
Horley station (HOR)
05:32Brighton station (BTN)
1 change
Thameslink
05:280h42
Horley station (HOR)
06:10Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes

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Train times from Horley to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

36 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

38 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Horley for Brighton every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
01:520h36
Horley station (HOR)
02:28Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
05:280h42
Horley station (HOR)
06:10Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
0 changes
Southern
00:310h45
Horley station (HOR)
01:16Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change
Thameslink
00:210h48
Horley station (HOR)
01:09Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change
Thameslink
04:261h06
Horley station (HOR)
05:32Brighton station (BTN)
£181One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Horley to Brighton

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Horley to Brighton cover the 24 miles long journey taking on average 34 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Horley and arrive in Brighton.

Train companies: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains Horley to Brighton

For as little as £11 you can travel by train from Horley to Brighton with Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Gatwick Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport, with trains running every 15 minutes throughout the day. The trains are modern and comfortable, with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. There are two types of trains: the Gatwick Express and the Southern service. The Gatwick Express is the fastest service, taking just 30 minutes to reach the airport. The Southern service takes a few minutes longer but offers more stops along the way.

Train information from Horley to Brighton with Gatwick Express:

  • Average Duration: 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: £16

Trains from Horley to Brighton

Travelling by train from Horley to Brighton is fast and affordable. Passengers can catch up to 5 trains per day, including direct and indirect coaches. Most of the trains complete the 23 miles between the two cities under an hour. Two railway companies operate on this route, and both have multiple trains running every day.

Horley to Brighton train times: Daily departures

The two companies operating the train from Horley to Brighton provide up to 5 trains daily. The direct trains are the fastest and typically complete the journey in about 35 minutes. However, travellers can expect a minimum of one change before reaching Brighton. Trains are available in the morning and afternoon. The first train leaves the Horley railway station around 4:50 a.m., while the last train departs for Brighton around 2:20 p.m.

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

The train from Horley to Brighton covers a distance of 23 miles. The average duration of the journey is 49 minutes, although the fastest trains can complete it under 40 minutes. Passengers can catch a direct train, but could also prepare for 1 or 2 changes before arriving in Brighton. Even if there are multiple changes, the train will arrive within an hour.

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

Departure train station: The train from Horley to Brighton departs from the Horley train station. Located in the city centre, the red-brick edifice started operation on the last day of 1905 and links Surrey to London Gatwick Airport and other areas. It is accessible by car, bus, bicycle, and on foot. The station has four platforms, ticket offices, passenger lifts, shops, postboxes, telephones, food outlets, toilets, baby changing facilities, and WiFi.

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at the Brighton train station, which is a little over 800 metres from the popular resort town. The train station is accessible by car and bicycles, and its eight platforms provide easy access to coaches. Facilities include ticket offices, shops, ATMs, a coffee shop, toilets, baby change facilities, WiFi, a 600-car parking space, bicycle storage, and disability assistance.

Which train companies travel from Horley to Brighton?

Thameslink and Southern Railway are the two companies operating the trains from Horley to Brighton. Both operators have up to 2 to 3 trains travelling along the route every day. While passengers can get direct trains, most journeys will include at least one change. Most of the trains are always on time and complete the journey under an hour. However, departure and arrival times can change during the weekends and holidays.

Southern Railways Horley to Brighton

Southern Railways connects the southern parts of England to London and beyond. It operates on the Horley Brighton route every day, providing up to 3 direct and indirect trains. The duration of the journey depends on the day, number of passengers, season, and other factors, but travellers will reach Brighton in less than 1 hour.

Thameslink Horley to Brighton

Thameslink connects Bedford to Brighton, running eight services an hour to allow commuters reach London, Wimbledon, and other stations. Its trains are fast, affordable, and travellers can ride up to two of them from Horley to Brighton daily. The trains complete the journey within 45 to 48 minutes and may require changes.

Horley to Brighton trains: Services on board

Travelling by train from Horley to Brighton is fun, as the trains are comfortable and arrive on time. Thameslink provides first-class and economy carriages. A blue WiFi logo on the side of a carriage means it has wireless internet connectivity. Thameslink helps passengers with disabilities with boarding and their luggage. Passengers can often travel with their bike (especially if it's foldable), but this depends on space. Guide dogs can always ride Thameslink trains, but travellers must restrain other pets.

Southern Railways also offers first-class coaches, and most of its trains have WiFi onboard. Travellers can usually take a bike on Southern Railway trains during off-peak periods. The company provides disability assistance, including helping with luggage and access to coaches. Passengers can travel with up to two domestic pets, provided they are properly restrained.

How to find cheap train tickets from Horley to Brighton

One of the easiest ways to find affordable train tickets is to book in advance. The longer ahead travellers book their tickets, the cheaper they will travel by train from Horley to Brighton. Another way to get cheap train tickets is to avoid travelling during peak periods. Slower trains are usually more affordable, although they may reach the destination some minutes later than planned. Omio allows travellers to filter the options to get the best tickets for a train to Brighton from Horley.

FAQs: Horley to Brighton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Horley to Brighton 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 Horley to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Horley to Brighton can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Horley to Brighton is £16; 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 Horley to Brighton is 34 min   to travel the 24 mile long journey, with around there are 24 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Horley to Brighton leaves at 04: 47. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Horley to Brighton leaves at 22: 42.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Horley to Brighton with Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Horley to Brighton train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Brighton from Horley as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 42.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Horley, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 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 from Horley is worth doing with a journey time of 34 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Horley to Brighton by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Horley and Brighton including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Horley and Brighton

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Brighton
The major railway station for departures from Horley is Horley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Horley for your trip between Horley and Brighton.
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The major train station for arrivals in Brighton is Brighton. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Brighton for your trip to Brighton from Horley.
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