St Albans to Brighton train

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Cheap train tickets from St Albans to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

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

Thameslink
10:271h46
St Albans
12:13Brighton
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
04:232h01
St Albans
06:24Brighton
£231One-way
0 changes
Southern
10:573h02
St Albans
13:59Brighton
£231One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSt Albans to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Thameslink
04:232h01
St Albans
06:24Brighton
0 changes
Southern
10:573h02
St Albans
13:59Brighton
0 changes
Thameslink
10:271h46
St Albans
12:13Brighton
0 changes

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Train times from St Albans to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 46 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

103 km

Of the 3 trains that leave St Albans for Brighton every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
10:271h46
St Albans
12:13Brighton
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
04:232h01
St Albans
06:24Brighton
£231One-way
0 changes
Southern
10:573h02
St Albans
13:59Brighton
£231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from St Albans to Brighton

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from St Albans to Brighton cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from St Albans City and arrive in Brighton.

Train providers: Thameslink and Southern trains St Albans to Brighton

Thameslink and Southern trains will get you between St Albans and Brighton from £58. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

Thameslink from St Albans to Brighton train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £58
  • Thameslink frequency: 25 a day

Trains from St Albans to Brighton

Travelling by train between the cities of St Albans and Brighton is easy thanks to the extensive service provided by Thameslink. Trains connect both cities, taking 2 hours on average. Some trains require an underground transfer when reaching London, and others involve changing trains at Gatwick Airport or East Croydon. The first train departs St Albans at 3:19 a.m. and services continue with twice-hourly departures until 11 :00 p.m.

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

Departure Station: Trains from St Albans to Brighton depart from St Albans City, located at the lower end of Victoria Street and about half a mile from the town centre and the cathedral. Buses 84, S1, 300, and 305 leave from Station Way and may be handy for those who prefer not to walk to the city centre.

Arrival Station: Trains from St Albans to Brighton arrive at Brighton Train Station, a large transportation hub situated 1.2 miles north of the waterfront. Bus number 7 leaves from Trafalgar Square, travelling along the city centre down to Brighton beach.

FAQs: St Albans to Brighton train

FAQs: Travel by train from St Albans 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 St Albans to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from St Albans to Brighton can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for St Albans to Brighton is £28; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the St Albans to Brighton train travel time is 1 h 45 min   for the 64 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from St Albans to Brighton leaves at 05: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from St Albans to Brighton leaves at 23: 25.
Yes, it is possible to travel from St Albans to Brighton without having to change trains with Thameslink. There are 23 direct trains from St Albans to Brighton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from St Albans to Brighton, you can count on Thameslink or Southern for the best way to get you to Brighton. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between St Albans and Brighton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 25.

When departing from St Albans, you have various train station options to start your journey from including St Albans City, St Albans Abbey and St Albans. 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 St Albans City, which is located around 0.4 miles (630 m) 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 St Albans is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from St Albans to Brighton is March.
You have options as you can travel between St Albans and Brighton 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in St Albans and Brighton

St Albans
Brighton
St Albans City is the most popular St Albans railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in St Albans for your journey to Brighton.
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St Albans AbbeyParkingAccessibility
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Public transport options for St Albans Abbey
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Watford - Public Service bus stop A/Rail Replacement bus stop on A5183 on Holywell Hill near to the station entrance car park. Towards St Albans - Public Service bus stop B/Rail Replacement bus stop on A5183 on Holywell Hill.
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