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Lewes to Brighton by train

It takes an average of 17m to travel from Lewes to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 7 miles (12 km). There are normally 93 trains per day traveling from Lewes to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from $7.04 when you book in advance.

First train

04:15

Last train

00:38

Departure station

Lewes

Arrival station

Brighton

Journey time

From 13m

Distance

7 miles (12 km)

Frequency

93 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $7.04

Train operators

Southern

Travel from Lewes to Brighton by train in 13 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Lewes to Brighton by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Lewes to Brighton by train is 17 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 13 minutes. You'll usually find 93 trains per day traveling the 12 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Brighton.

Book train tickets from Lewes to Brighton in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $7.04. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Lewes to Brighton

Want to know more about your journey from Lewes to Brighton? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lewes to Brighton take?

The average journey time by train between Lewes and Brighton is 17 minutes, with around 93 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lewes and Brighton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lewes to Brighton is 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Lewes to Brighton cost?

Train tickets from Lewes to Brighton can start from as little as $7.04 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lewes to Brighton?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lewes to Brighton without having to change trains. There are 93 direct trains from Lewes to Brighton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Lewes to Brighton leave?

The first train from Lewes to Brighton leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lewes to Brighton leave?

The last train from Lewes to Brighton leaves at 00:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lewes and Brighton by train?

Trains travelling from Lewes to Brighton cover a distance of around 7 miles (12 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Lewes to Brighton

Train tickets from Lewes to Brighton start at $7.04 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Lewes to Brighton is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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