One-way
Return
Open return
Not Selected

London (any) To Brighton (any)

Train Journey Information

  • Train fares from
    £5.00
  • Fastest route
    1h 2m
  • Average journey time
    1h 9m
  • Trains per day
    Around 180
  • Changes
    1 Change
  • Train operators
    Thameslink, Southern

London (any) To Brighton (any)

Train Times

Fri 16 Apr, at 0:02
  1. 00:02
    London Victoria
    01:16
    Brighton
    1h 14m, Direct
  2. 00:02
    London Blackfriars
    01:24
    Brighton
    1h 22m, Direct
  3. 01:02
    London Blackfriars
    02:28
    Brighton
    1h 26m, Direct
  4. 04:10
    London Blackfriars
    05:32
    Brighton
    1h 22m, Direct
  5. 04:40
    London Blackfriars
    06:09
    Brighton
    1h 29m, Direct

    London (any) To Brighton (any) Train FAQs

  • How long does it take to travel from London (any) to Brighton (any) by train?
    Average journey time1h 9m
    It takes around 1 hour 9 minutes by train from London (any) to Brighton (any). Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
  • How much does the train from London (any) to Brighton (any) cost?
    Train fares from£5.00
    Train tickets from London (any) to Brighton (any) cost as little as £5.00 if you book in advance, and the train fares are often higher when purchased on the day. Ticket prices also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.
  • What is the fastest journey from London (any) to Brighton (any) by train?
    Fastest route1h 2m
    The fastest train will get you from London (any) to Brighton (any) in 1 hour 2 minutes. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 01 minute travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
  • What time does the last train from London (any) to Brighton (any) leave?
    Last train23:51
    The last train from London (any) to Brighton (any) departs at 23:51. Don’t miss it!
  • When can I catch the first train from London (any) to Brighton (any)?
    First train00:01
    The first train leaves London (any) at 00:01. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
  • How many trains a day are there from London (any) to Brighton (any)?
    Trains per day180
    On an average weekday, around 180 trains travel from London (any) to Brighton (any). The first train departs London Victoria some time after 00:01 with departures continuing at intervals, until 23:51.
  • London To Brighton Train


    Located on the south coast of England, less than an hour from London by train, Brighton is one of the UK's most popular destinations. Whilst it has long been known as a seaside resort, there is far more to Brighton than just fish and chips on the beach! Brighton railway station is the southern terminus of the Brighton mainline in England, and the principal station serving the city of Brighton, East Sussex. It is 50 miles 49 chains (81.45 km) from London Bridge via Redhill.


    London To Brighton Train Times Information

    The distance between London and Brighton is 47 miles. The average journey time between London and Brighton is 1 hour 21 minutes. The first train from London to Brighton departs at 03:10, and the last train from London to Brighton departs at 02:08. On an average weekday, there are 437 trains traveling from London to Brighton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, and the fastest journey time by train is 52 minutes.

    Trains from London to Brighton leave from London Bridge, London Victoria or London Blackfriars with several departures an hour. It is possible to travel from London to Brighton without having to change trains. Direct services usually take just over an hour or 52m on the faster trains. If you’re travelling on an indirect service, these typically change at Hove, Haywards Heath, or Three Bridges and take around 1h 15m – depending on which route you take.

    Many of the trains between London and Brighton are run by Southern Rail as well as Thameslink and the Gatwick Express. All three train companies offer free WiFi on most of their trains – just look out for the blue WiFi sign on the door of your carriage. Passengers are welcome to bring their bicycles with them on the trains unless it’s during rush hour. However, folded cycles are allowed at any time as long as they fit in the luggage compartment.


    Tips On Finding Cheap Train Tickets

    1. Book early. Cheap train tickets are usually released by train operators in advance of the journey. 
    2. Be flexible. 
    3. Check alternative routes.
    4. Avoid Peak times.
    5. Avoid Friday and Sunday. 
    6. Get a Railcard. Check Your Railcard Eligibility.


    Trains tickets are expensive in the UK because they have all been sold off to private companies, rather than being owned publicly. Private companies have only one priority, and that is to make a profit. We were told that privately-owned train companies would mean competition and that that would drive down prices.

    Train tickets from London to Brighton can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.


    Did you know that most train companies in the UK increase their prices as the departure date approaches? Our aim is to help you save money, if you want to find the cheapest ticket, you can get more information on Trainpal.