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£15Thameslink
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£15Southern
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£30Thameslink
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£15Southern
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£30Thameslink
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£30Thameslink
£11National Express
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£15Thameslink
£11National Express
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Journey Summary

London to Brighton and Hove Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
1 hours 7 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £23
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Brighton and Hove
Distance:76 km
Train Companies:Thameslink, Southern

Trains from London to Brighton 

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. 

London to Brighton train times: Daily departures 

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. 

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

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. 

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

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. 

Which train companies travel from London to Brighton? 

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 London to Brighton 

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 London to Brighton 

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.

London to Brighton trains: Services on board 

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton

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. 

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Brighton and Hove
Travel by train to Brighton and Hove 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 and Hove.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from London to Brighton and Hove?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from London to Brighton and Hove for as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from London to Brighton and Hove?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Brighton and Hove train price to come in at an average of £24  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Brighton and Hove by train?
You should expect to travel around 47 miles (75 km)  between London and Brighton and Hove by train.
How long is the train from London to Brighton and Hove?
The train time to Brighton and Hove from London is on average 1 h 2 min  for the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Brighton and Hove from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the London to Brighton and Hove train leave from? Which Brighton and Hove train station do I come into from London?

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.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Brighton and Hove?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Brighton Railway Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Brighton and Hove.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Brighton and Hove?
For the journey from London to Brighton and Hove you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London to Brighton and Hove on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first train from London to Brighton and Hove? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from London to Brighton and Hove leaves at 07: 05. The last train departing from London to Brighton and Hove leaves at 08: 03. You can find the latest London to Brighton and Hove train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between London and Brighton and Hove to get the best deals?
You can find a train from London to Brighton and Hove to cost on average £24 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Brighton and Hove train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Brighton and Hove
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176