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from London to Brighton and Hove

You can get from London to Brighton and Hove by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Brighton and Hove on Sep 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15AMLondon Bridge1h07 09:22AMBrighton Railway Station
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$201One-way
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05:30PMLondon3h00 08:30PMBrighton, Coach Station
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$91One-way
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08:05AMLondon Bridge1h08 09:13AMBrighton Railway Station
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$201One-way
05:15PMLondon Bridge1h07 06:22PMBrighton Railway Station
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$201One-way
05:05PMLondon Bridge1h08 06:13PMBrighton Railway Station
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$201One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
$20Thameslink
$9National Express
Sun
Sep 19
$19Southern
$9National Express
Mon
Sep 20
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$9National Express
Tue
Sep 21
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$20Thameslink
$9National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$20Thameslink
$9National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$20Thameslink
$9National Express
Sun
Oct 3
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$9National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$41Thameslink
$9National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$41Thameslink
$9National Express

Travel Information between London and Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 2 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 1 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Thameslink

Travel 47 miles (75 km) by bus or train between London and Brighton and Hove. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Thameslink among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Brighton and Hove.

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

Average Price

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 reach Brighton and Hove from London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Brighton and Hove from London. You can take a bus or train.

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 $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Brighton and Hove:

A bus is generally $21 (€17) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€24) from London to Brighton and Hove.

What is the fastest way to travel between London and Brighton and Hove?

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

There are alternative travel options to Brighton and Hove that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 29 min   on average.

How far is it from London to Brighton and Hove?

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

How many services a day are there to Brighton and Hove from London?

The average frequency per day from London to Brighton and Hove is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Brighton and Hove as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Brighton and Hove?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from London to Brighton and Hove depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Which travel operators can get me to Brighton and Hove from London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Brighton and Hove, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Brighton and Hove. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express London to Brighton and Hove tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
  • Travel with Thameslink for trains to Brighton and Hove. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thameslink London to Brighton and Hove tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
Is it possible to travel directly between London and Brighton and Hove?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with National Express.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Brighton and Hove?
Many of our customers traveling from London to Brighton and Hove don't make Brighton and Hove their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Brighton and Hove are Stansted, Bristol or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brighton and Hove to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from London to Brighton and Hove online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Brighton and Hove, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $9 (€7) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $30 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking London to Brighton and Hove tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Brighton and Hove
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
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Refreshments
WC

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
London Bridge
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Refreshments