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Train Information from London to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from London to Brighton and Hove cover the 47 miles (75 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 2 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 $33 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

Trains from London to Brighton 

Trains from London to Brighton run frequently, approximately at 30-minute intervals every day of the week. Train services are operated by Thameslink and Southern, and journey times range between 50 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes. 

London to Brighton train times: Daily departures 

Trains from London to Brighton run every day of the week at 30-minute intervals. The earliest services from London to Brighton depart at around 4:00 a.m., and arrive in Brighton approximately 2 hours later. The last service of the day from London to Brighton departs at around 10:30 p.m., and usually arrives just before midnight. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Brighton? 

The train journey from London to Brighton usually lasts between 50 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes, depending on the service. Most journeys are direct services from central London to the centre of Brighton, with no changes required on the way. 

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

Departure train stations: Many Thameslink services to Brighton depart from London St Pancras station. St Pancras is situated in central London and can easily be reached with the Tube by travelling to King's Cross St Pancras underground station. The station has a range of facilities, including shops, restaurants, public toilets, and ticket counters. Some trains to Brighton operated by Thameslink and Southern depart from London Victoria station. The station is also located in central London, and is well connected to the Tube via the Victoria line. Inside the station are numerous food and drink outlets, as well as shops, toilets, and information booths. 

Arrival train station: Most trains from London to Brighton arrive at Brighton Railway Station, which is located in the centre of the city and just a 20-minute walk from Brighton Beach. The station offers toilets, shops, bicycle parking, and an ATM. 

Which train companies travel from London to Brighton? 

Thameslink and Southern both operate trains from London to Brighton, and journey times are similar between both providers, ranging from 50 minutes on the fastest services up to 1 hour 30 minutes. Most Thameslink trains from London to Brighton are direct, while many Southern services require passengers to change at Hove.

Thameslink London to Brighton 

Thameslink trains from London to Brighton run very frequently throughout the day, approximately every 30 minutes. Most services are direct journeys, with no changes required. 

Southern London to Brighton 

Southern trains from London to Brighton run less frequently than Thameslink trains, departing once every hour on average. Southern services also require passengers to change trains at Hove before reaching Brighton.

London to Brighton trains: Services on board 

Passengers travelling from London to Brighton on Thameslink trains can buy first-class tickets, which offer extra legroom and more table space. All passengers can use luggage storage and overhead racks in every carriage to transport luggage. Bicycles can usually be brought on board, provided there's enough space, and passengers can also transport up to 2 pets if they're on a short lead or in a carrier. Passengers with disabilities can make the most of assisted travel services. 

Southern trains also offer first-class seats for passengers looking for more comfort and space during their journey. There are no specified luggage restrictions on Southern trains, but bicycles can only be transported during off-peak times. Up to 2 pets can be transported on a short lead or in a carrier, and there are also assisted travel services if booked in advance.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton

It's easy to find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton with Omio. Tickets often cost more when booked last minute, so travellers should be sure to book journeys as far in advance as possible to find the cheapest prices. It pays to stay flexible with intended travel dates - ticket prices can vary widely from day to day and from month to month. It's also worth choosing journeys that require a change along the way, or slower trains - the fastest trains aren't always the cheapest options. 

Train tickets from London to Brighton and Hove: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 13 €
2 weeks earlier 10 €30%
3 weeks earlier 7 €86%
1 month before 6 €117%
2 months earlier 10 €30%
3 months earlier 12 €8%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Brighton and Hove. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Brighton and Hove 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 86% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Brighton and Hove with 2 months in advance you save up to about 30% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 8%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Brighton and Hove
Travel by train to Brighton and Hove 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 London to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Brighton and Hove?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Brighton and Hove from London for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€15)  one way.
How much is the train to Brighton and Hove from London on average?
The London to Brighton and Hove train ticket price is on average $33 (€26)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between London and Brighton and Hove by train?
The train distance from London to Brighton and Hove is around 47 miles (75 km).
How long is the train ride to Brighton and Hove from London?
On average the London to Brighton and Hove train travel time is 1 h 2 min  for the 47 miles (75 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Brighton and Hove?

There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Brighton and Hove you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

Where do I find the London train station to Brighton and Hove? Where is the Brighton and Hove train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Brighton and Hove most often arrive at Brighton Railway Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from London to Brighton and Hove?
Take the London to Brighton and Hove train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Brighton and Hove from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from London to Brighton and Hove?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from London to Brighton and Hove with Southern or Thameslink, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between London and Brighton and Hove?
The average number of trains departing London for Brighton and Hove is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from London to Brighton and Hove? When does the last train depart from London to Brighton and Hove?
You can take the earliest train from London to Brighton and Hove at 7: 02 AM   or take the last train from London to Brighton and Hove leaving at 7: 39 AM. Look for the latest London to Brighton and Hove train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Brighton and Hove from London to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between London and Brighton and Hove within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $33 (€26) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to Brighton and Hove a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Brighton and Hove
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176