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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Brighton

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

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

Southern
08:41AM0h54
Croydon
09:35AMBrighton
$141One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:40AM0h53
Croydon
09:33AMBrighton
$141One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
08:53AM0h53
Croydon
09:46AMBrighton
$211One-way
0 transfers
Southern
09:18AM1h51
Croydon
11:09AMBrighton
$341One-way
0 transfers
Southern
10:18AM1h45
Croydon
12:03PMBrighton
$351One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Croydon to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 19
Thameslink
08:53AM0h53
Croydon
09:46AMBrighton
0 transfers
Southern
08:41AM0h54
Croydon
09:35AMBrighton
0 transfers
Southern
09:18AM1h51
Croydon
11:09AMBrighton
0 transfers
Southern
10:18AM1h45
Croydon
12:03PMBrighton
0 transfers
Southern
08:40AM0h53
Croydon
09:33AMBrighton
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Croydon to Brighton

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

62 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Croydon for Brighton every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
08:53AM0h53
Croydon
09:46AMBrighton
$211One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:40AM0h53
Croydon
09:33AMBrighton
$141One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:41AM0h54
Croydon
09:35AMBrighton
$141One-way
0 transfers
Southern
10:18AM1h45
Croydon
12:03PMBrighton
$351One-way
0 transfers
Southern
09:18AM1h51
Croydon
11:09AMBrighton
$341One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Brighton

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Croydon to Brighton cover the 38 miles (61 km) long route taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Brighton.

Train providers: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express from Croydon to Brighton trains

Travel to Brighton from Croydon from $20 (€17) with Omio’s train partners Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Southern from Croydon to Brighton train information:

  • Average Duration: 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $34
  • Southern frequency: 11 a day

FAQs: Trains from Croydon to Brighton

FAQs: Travel by train from Croydon 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 Croydon to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Brighton can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Croydon to Brighton is $26 (€22); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Croydon to Brighton train time is 49 min   covering the 38 mile (61 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Croydon to Brighton leaves at 5: 07 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Croydon to Brighton leaves at 11: 28 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Croydon to Brighton without having to change trains with Thameslink or Southern. There are 19 direct trains from Croydon to Brighton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Croydon to Brighton you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Croydon to Brighton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 28 PM.

When departing from Croydon, you have various train station options to start your trip from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your journey in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) 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 Croydon is worth doing with a journey time of 49 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Croydon to Brighton is October.
You have options as you can travel between Croydon and Brighton 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Croydon and Brighton

Croydon
Brighton
East Croydon is the most popular Croydon railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Croydon for your trip to Brighton.
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ShoppingShopping
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ATMATM
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Public transit options for East Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for West Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stop B5 in Station Road Due to ongoing works, the stops for Rail Replacement bus services at West Croydon bus station are subject to regular change. Please check with local staff if intending to use this service.
Metro: London Trams (formerly Tramlink) services to Elmers End, Beckenham Junction and New Addington via East Croydon
South CroydonWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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East Croydon or West Croydon

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