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Journey Summary

London to Brighton and Hove Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
1 hours 7 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $33
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Brighton and Hove
Distance:76 km
Train Companies:Thameslink, Southern

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
How much do cheap trains between London and Brighton and Hove cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Brighton and Hove trains for as little as $20 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between London and Brighton and Hove?
The train price between London and Brighton and Hove is on average $34 (€27)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Brighton and Hove from London by train?
You should expect to travel around 47 miles (75 km)  between London and Brighton and Hove by train.
How long is the train ride from London to Brighton and Hove?
The London to Brighton and Hove train duration is on average 1 h 2 min, which is to be expected when traveling 47 miles (75 km) between London and Brighton and Hove. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Brighton and Hove?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Brighton and Hove, your train can arrive in train stations including Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Brighton Railway Station.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

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

What train providers go from London to Brighton and Hove?
For the best London to Brighton and Hove train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London to Brighton and Hove to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest train from London to Brighton and Hove? What time is the last train from London to Brighton and Hove?
The earliest train departing from London to Brighton and Hove leaves at 7: 05 AM. The last train departing from London to Brighton and Hove leaves at 8: 03 AM. You can find the latest London to Brighton and Hove train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets from London to Brighton and Hove to score the best deals?
If you book the London to Brighton and Hove train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $34 (€27). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between London and Brighton and Hove. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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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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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