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Located just 53 miles (85 km) apart, the journey from London to Brighton is convenient by both bus and train. Services are very regular and also extremely quick, requiring between 1-2 hours to complete the journey.
National Express runs services to London from Brighton Coach Station (Pool Valley). Services arrive at London Victoria Coach Station and take between 1.5-3 hours. Departures leave almost around the clock with approximately one bus leaving per hour. Some services require one change at Gatwick Airport however the majority are direct.
Trains from Brighton to London terminate at three London stations: London Victoria, London Bridge and St. Pancras International. There are between 6 and 10 services per hour during the day with the majority of services operating at peak commuter times. Later in the evening there are between 2 and 5 services per hour, with the last two trains leaving Brighton just after midnight and arriving at Victoria and St. Pancras after 1:20 a.m. The shortest journey time is around 55 minutes whist the longest takes just over 1.5 hours. Some services are direct and others have one stop in Haywards Heath or East Croydon. Services are operated by Thameslink or Southern.