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London To Brighton Train Journey Information

trainFareFirst train
00:02
trainFareLast train
23:56
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From £5.5
trainFareFastest route
58m

London To Brighton Train Times

Check out trains from London to Brighton today (Thursday 9th February 2023) for using our timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
Thu 09 Feb, at 0:02
  1. 00:02
    1h 22m
    Arrow
    Direct
    01:24
    London Blackfriars
    Brighton
  2. 00:02
    1h 22m
    Arrow
    1 Change
    01:24
    London Victoria
    Brighton
  3. 00:15
    3h 1m
    Arrow
    2 Changes
    03:16
    London Victoria
    Brighton
  4. 01:02
    2h 14m
    Arrow
    1 Change
    03:16
    London Blackfriars
    Brighton
  5. 04:10
    1h 22m
    Arrow
    Direct
    05:32
    London Blackfriars
    Brighton
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    London To Brighton Train FAQs

  • Q: 
    How long does it take to travel from London to Brighton by train?
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    Average journey time
    1h 14m
    Average journey time
    1h 14m
  • Q: 
    How much does the train from London to Brighton cost?
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    Train fares from
    £5.50
    Train fares from
    £5.50
  • Q: 
    What is the fastest journey from London to Brighton by train?
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    Fastest route
    58m
    Fastest route
    58m
  • Q: 
    What time does the last train from London to Brighton leave?
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    Last train
    23:56
    Last train
    23:56
  • Q: 
    When can I catch the first train from London to Brighton?
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    First train
    00:02
    First train
    00:02
  • Q: 
    How many trains a day are there from London to Brighton?
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    Trains per day
    279
    Trains per day
    279
  • Q: 
    Which train company operates London to Brighton?
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    Train operators
    Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern
    Train operators
    Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern

London To Brighton Train Time

Located on the south coast of England, less than an hour from London by train, Brighton is one of the UK's most popular destinations. Whilst it has long been known as a seaside resort, there is far more to Brighton than just fish and chips on the beach! Brighton railway station is the southern terminus of the Brighton mainline in England, and the principal station serving the city of Brighton, East Sussex. It is 50 miles 49 chains (81.45 km) from London Bridge via Redhill.


London To Brighton Train Times Information

The distance between London and Brighton is 47 miles. The average London to Brighton train time is 1 hour 21 minutes. The first train from London to Brighton departs at 03:10, and the last train from London to Brighton departs at 02:08. On an average weekday, there are 437 trains travelling from London to Brighton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, and the fastest London to Brighton train time is 52 minutes.

Trains from London to Brighton leave from London Bridge, London Victoria or London Blackfriars with several departures an hour. It is possible to travel from London to Brighton without having to change trains. Direct services usually take just over an hour or 52m on the faster trains. If you’re travelling on an indirect service, these typically change at Hove, Haywards Heath, or Three Bridges and take around 1h 15m – depending on which route you take.

Many of the trains between London and Brighton are run by Southern Rail as well as Thameslink and the Gatwick Express. All three train companies offer free WiFi on most of their trains – just look out for the blue WiFi sign on the door of your carriage. Passengers are welcome to bring their bicycles with them on the trains unless it’s during rush hour. However, folded cycles are allowed at any time as long as they fit in the luggage compartment.

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