London to Brighton train

Thu, 25 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from London to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:051h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:13Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:451h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:48Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:151h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:351h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:43Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:290h58
London Victoria (VIC)
09:27Brighton station (BTN)
£401One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
Thameslink
08:051h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:13Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:151h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Gatwick Express
08:290h58
London Victoria (VIC)
09:27Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:351h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:43Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:451h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:48Brighton station (BTN)
0 changes
Southern
08:461h11
London Victoria (VIC)
09:57Brighton station (BTN)
1 change

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Train times from London to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

58 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

76 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Brighton every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Gatwick Express
08:290h58
London Victoria (VIC)
09:27Brighton station (BTN)
£401One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:451h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:48Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:151h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:18Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:051h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:13Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:351h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:43Brighton station (BTN)
£341One-way
0 changes

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The reservation for the train was very easy. The staff were very nice and chatty, and the train was very clean and the toilets were hygienic. However, there were a lot of people on the train and the train departed 10 minutes late. The journey took about an hour in total. As always, the free wifi was very good and the seats were very comfortable. The price-performance ratio was very good!

Overview: Train from London to Brighton

distanceDistance47 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 37 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus

Trains from London to Brighton cover the 47 miles long route taking on average 1 h 3 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Brighton.

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

Buy your official Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express train tickets from London to Brighton from £11 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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 London to Brighton with Gatwick Express:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: £71
  • Gatwick Express frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: London to Brighton train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Brighton.
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Cheap train tickets from London to Brighton can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Brighton is £23; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Brighton train time is 1 h 3 min   covering the 47 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Brighton leaves at 07: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Brighton leaves at 23: 37.
Yes, there are 37 direct trains a day from London to Brighton with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from London to Brighton you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and Brighton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 37.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your trip in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (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 from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Brighton by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London and Brighton including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Brighton

London
Brighton
The major railway station for departures from London is London St Pancras International. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London St Pancras International for your trip from London to Brighton.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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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 London.
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