London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

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

Gatwick Express
15:031h24
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:27Brighton station (BTN)
£291One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
14:341h39
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:13Brighton station (BTN)
£461One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Gatwick Express
15:031h24
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:27Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
14:341h39
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:13Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes

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Train times from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN)

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 24 m

Average

1 h 31 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

78 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London Kings Cross (KGX) for Brighton station (BTN) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Gatwick Express
15:031h24
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:27Brighton station (BTN)
£291One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
14:341h39
London Kings Cross (KGX)
16:13Brighton station (BTN)
£461One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN)

distanceDistance48 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern or Bus

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) cover the 48 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern or Bus. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from London Kings Cross and arrive in Brighton.

Train providers: Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Southern trains London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN)

Find the best trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) with Omio's travel partners Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Southern from £29. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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.

London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 34 min
  • Cheapest Price: £44
  • Thameslink frequency: 19 a day

FAQs: London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) 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 London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) is £44; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) is on average 1 h 24 min   for the 48 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between London Kings Cross (KGX) and Brighton station (BTN) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 07: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) leaves at 17: 34.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains a day from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) with Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern or Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London Kings Cross (KGX) and Brighton station (BTN) to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Kings Cross, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 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 London Kings Cross (KGX) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 24 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) is February.
You have options as you can travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Brighton station (BTN) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.2 miles (3.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 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 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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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