How to get from Brighton and Hove to London

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from Brighton and Hove to London

You can get from Brighton and Hove to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Brighton and Hove to London on Sun Jun 20 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a bus because it's the best combination of price and speed.

07:20Brighton, Coach Station2h55 10:15London
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£141One-way
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19:50Brighton, Coach Station3h00 22:50London
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£141One-way
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15:05Brighton, Coach Station3h00 18:05London
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£171One-way
11:50Brighton, Coach Station3h00 14:50London
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£141One-way

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Sun
20 Jun
£16Thameslink
£14National Express
Mon
21 Jun
£24Thameslink
£12National Express
Tue
22 Jun
£12Thameslink
£8National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£24Thameslink
£12National Express
Thu
24 Jun
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Fri
25 Jun
£24Thameslink
£14National Express
Sat
26 Jun
£16Thameslink
£12National Express
Sun
27 Jun
£16Thameslink
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Mon
28 Jun
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Tue
29 Jun
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Thu
1 Jul
£24Thameslink
£12National Express
Fri
2 Jul
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£12National Express
Sat
3 Jul
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£12National Express
Sun
4 Jul
£6Southern
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Mon
5 Jul
£24Thameslink
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Tue
6 Jul
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Wed
7 Jul
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Thu
8 Jul
£24Thameslink
£7National Express
Fri
9 Jul
£24Thameslink
£12National Express
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General Information About the Journey from Brighton to London

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.

Buses from Brighton to London

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

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.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Brighton and Hove to London?

You can travel from Brighton and Hove to London 2 different ways: coach or train.

How many miles are between Brighton and Hove and London

The distance between Brighton and Hove and London is around 47 miles (75 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Brighton and Hove to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brighton and Hove to London:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Brighton and Hove to London depart from Brighton, Coach Station to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Brighton Railway Station to London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Brighton and Hove to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brighton and Hove to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Brighton and Hove to London tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Thameslink can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thameslink from Brighton and Hove to London for £29.
Is there a way to travel directly from Brighton and Hove to London?

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Brighton and Hove with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with National Express.
  • You can purchase a direct train with Southern or Thameslink.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Brighton and Hove to London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Brighton and Hove to London?
Many of our customers travelling from Brighton and Hove to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Brighton and Hove and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Brighton and Hove to London ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Brighton and Hove to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £7 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £29 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Brighton and Hove to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

How do I get from Brighton and Hove to London the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Brighton and Hove to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach journey is usually £23 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Brighton and Hove to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Brighton and Hove is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h 55 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brighton and Hove
London
Brighton (Coach Station, Near Pier)
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Brighton
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London Road (Brighton)
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