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$25National Express
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$41Thameslink
$16National Express
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$41Thameslink
$18National Express
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$20Thameslink
$17National Express
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$20Southern
$17National Express
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$41Thameslink
$17National Express
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$41Thameslink
$9National Express
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$41Thameslink
$16National Express
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$41Thameslink
$16National Express
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$41Thameslink
$16National Express
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$20Thameslink
$17National Express
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$20Southern
$16National Express
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$21Thameslink
$10National Express
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$41Thameslink
$9National Express
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$41Thameslink
$9National Express
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$41Thameslink
$9National Express
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$41Thameslink
$16National Express
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$20Thameslink
$16National Express
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$20Thameslink
$16National Express
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$41Thameslink
$9National Express

How to Travel from London to Brighton

Located less than 100 kilometers apart, the journey from London to the coastal town of Brighton is popular with travelers in the UK and convenient by either bus or train. The train is usually the quickest option, with direct journeys from either London Bridge and London Victoria train stations taking approximately an hour to reach Brighton railway station. Travel by bus will take approximately 2-3 hours from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton's Pool Valley bus station.

Trains from London to Brighton | Buses from London to Brighton | Return trips from Brighton to London

London to Brighton Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€12

1:08 h

1 Month Before

trains

€33

0:54 h

1 Day Before


What is the best way to travel from London to Brighton?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Brighton


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Brighton. National Express buses that travel from London to Brighton depart from either London's Sutton Rail station or Victoria Coach station and take just over an hour to arrive at Brighton's Coach station. Almost 50 National Express buses travel from London to Brighton per day, with the first departing London at 12:15 a.m.


Fastest way to travel from London to Brighton


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from London to Brighton. Trains traveling from London to Brighton depart from either London's Victoria or Bridge train station and take just under an hour to arrive at Brighton Railway station. Approximately 10 trains travel from London to Brighton per day, with the first departing London at 8:00 a.m. Train companies that travel from London to Brighton include Southern and Thameslink.


Most popular way to travel from London to Brighton


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Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from London to Brighton. Both the bus and train take approximately an hour to travel from London to Brighton; however, the bus is €21 cheaper on average. Buses also depart more frequently than trains with multiple traveling from London to Brighton every hour of the day. Taking the train remains a popular option for passengers who prefer the comfort of a train.


How to get from London to Brighton and Hove

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Brighton and Hove, 76,45% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Brighton and Hove and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Brighton

Brighton is a vibrant seaside destination that attracts over 8.5 million visitors per year. Some of Brighton's main attractions include the large cultural, music, and arts scenes, numerous restaurants, and yearly festivals.

Travel Tips

Travel from London to Brighton and Hove
Travel 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 do I travel from London to Brighton and Hove?

You can travel between London and Brighton and Hove 2 different ways: bus or train.

How far is Brighton and Hove from London?

The London to Brighton and Hove distance is around 47 miles (75 km).

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Brighton and Hove?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Brighton and Hove:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Brighton Railway Station.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Brighton and Hove?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Brighton and Hove:

  • You can travel by bus from London to Brighton and Hove with National Express, and you can find National Express London to Brighton and Hove tickets for $10 (€7) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Brighton and Hove from London with Thameslink, and you can find Thameslink London to Brighton and Hove tickets for $31 (€24) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from London to Brighton and Hove?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Brighton and Hove with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Southern or Thameslink.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brighton and Hove as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Brighton and Hove.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Brighton and Hove?
Omio customers who travel from London to Brighton and Hove often also extend their vacation to go to Stansted, Bristol or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brighton and Hove and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from London to Brighton and Hove online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Brighton and Hove, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $10 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $31 (€24) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Brighton and Hove online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way from London to Brighton and Hove?

The cheapest way to get from London to Brighton and Hove is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€7) compared to other travel options to Brighton and Hove:

Taking a bus is usually $22 (€17) less than taking a train to Brighton and Hove, which costs on average $31 (€24) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Brighton and Hove?

The fastest way to get to Brighton and Hove from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 2 min.

Other travel options to Brighton and Hove can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Brighton and Hove by bus can take on average 2 h 45 min.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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
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