|Distance||47 miles (75 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€25)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express|
Trains from London to Brighton and Hove cover the 47 miles (75 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Trains from London to Brighton run frequently, approximately at 30-minute intervals every day of the week. Train services are operated by Thameslink and Southern, and journey times range between 50 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes.
Trains from London to Brighton run every day of the week at 30-minute intervals. The earliest services from London to Brighton depart at around 4:00 a.m., and arrive in Brighton approximately 2 hours later. The last service of the day from London to Brighton departs at around 10:30 p.m., and usually arrives just before midnight.
The train journey from London to Brighton usually lasts between 50 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes, depending on the service. Most journeys are direct services from central London to the centre of Brighton, with no changes required on the way.
Departure train stations: Many Thameslink services to Brighton depart from London St Pancras station. St Pancras is situated in central London and can easily be reached with the Tube by travelling to King's Cross St Pancras underground station. The station has a range of facilities, including shops, restaurants, public toilets, and ticket counters. Some trains to Brighton operated by Thameslink and Southern depart from London Victoria station. The station is also located in central London, and is well connected to the Tube via the Victoria line. Inside the station are numerous food and drink outlets, as well as shops, toilets, and information booths.
Arrival train station: Most trains from London to Brighton arrive at Brighton Railway Station, which is located in the centre of the city and just a 20-minute walk from Brighton Beach. The station offers toilets, shops, bicycle parking, and an ATM.
Thameslink and Southern both operate trains from London to Brighton, and journey times are similar between both providers, ranging from 50 minutes on the fastest services up to 1 hour 30 minutes. Most Thameslink trains from London to Brighton are direct, while many Southern services require passengers to change at Hove.
Thameslink trains from London to Brighton run very frequently throughout the day, approximately every 30 minutes. Most services are direct journeys, with no changes required.
Southern trains from London to Brighton run less frequently than Thameslink trains, departing once every hour on average. Southern services also require passengers to change trains at Hove before reaching Brighton.
Passengers travelling from London to Brighton on Thameslink trains can buy first-class tickets, which offer extra legroom and more table space. All passengers can use luggage storage and overhead racks in every carriage to transport luggage. Bicycles can usually be brought on board, provided there's enough space, and passengers can also transport up to 2 pets if they're on a short lead or in a carrier. Passengers with disabilities can make the most of assisted travel services.
Southern trains also offer first-class seats for passengers looking for more comfort and space during their journey. There are no specified luggage restrictions on Southern trains, but bicycles can only be transported during off-peak times. Up to 2 pets can be transported on a short lead or in a carrier, and there are also assisted travel services if booked in advance.
It's easy to find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton with Omio. Tickets often cost more when booked last minute, so travellers should be sure to book journeys as far in advance as possible to find the cheapest prices. It pays to stay flexible with intended travel dates - ticket prices can vary widely from day to day and from month to month. It's also worth choosing journeys that require a change along the way, or slower trains - the fastest trains aren't always the cheapest options.
There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Brighton and Hove you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.
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