London to Brighton train

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Cheap train tickets and times from London to Brighton

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

58 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

76 km

Cheap train tickets from London to start from $44 with an average ticket price of $45.

The fastest train from London to takes 58m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 5m and covers a distance of 76 km.

6 trains that leave London for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:15AM1h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:18AMBrighton station (BTN)
$441One-way
0 transfers
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Thameslink
08:45AM1h03
London Bridge (LBG)
09:48AMBrighton station (BTN)
$441One-way
0 transfers
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Thameslink
08:05AM1h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:13AMBrighton station (BTN)
$441One-way
0 transfers
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Thameslink
08:35AM1h08
London Bridge (LBG)
09:43AMBrighton station (BTN)
$441One-way
0 transfers
Gatwick Express
08:29AM0h58
London Victoria (VIC)
09:27AMBrighton station (BTN)
$521One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Brighton

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 37 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus

Trains from London to Brighton cover the 47 miles (75 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 3 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Brighton.

Train companies: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express from London to Brighton trains

Buy your official Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express train tickets from London to Brighton from $14 (€12) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Thameslink from London to Brighton train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • Thameslink frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from London to Brighton

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Brighton can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Brighton is $29 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Brighton from London is on average 1 h 3 min   for the 47 mile (75 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Brighton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Brighton leaves at 7: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Brighton leaves at 11: 37 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Brighton without having to change trains with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. There are 37 direct trains from London to Brighton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from London to Brighton you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London 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: 37 PM.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your route in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 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 London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London to Brighton is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London to Brighton including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Brighton

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Brighton
London Waterloo is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Brighton.
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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