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Southend Airport to Brighton by train

It takes an average of 2h 45m to travel from Southend Airport to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 63 miles (101 km). There are normally 53 trains per day traveling from Southend Airport to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from $58.22 when you book in advance.

First train

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Last train

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Departure station

Southend Airport

Arrival station

Brighton

Journey time

From 2h 25m

Distance

63 miles (101 km)

Frequency

53 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From $58.22

Train operators

Greater Anglia, Thameslink, Southern

Travel from Southend Airport to Brighton by train in 2 hours 25 minutes

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

The average journey time from Southend Airport to Brighton by train is 2 hours 45 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 25 minutes. You'll usually find 53 trains per day traveling the 101 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Brighton.

Book train tickets from Southend Airport to Brighton in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $58.22. 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 Southend Airport to Brighton

Want to know more about your journey from Southend Airport 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 Southend Airport to Brighton take?

The average journey time by train between Southend Airport and Brighton is 2 hours and 45 minutes, with around 53 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 Southend Airport and Brighton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Southend Airport to Brighton is 2 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Southend Airport to Brighton cost?

Train tickets from Southend Airport to Brighton can start from as little as $58.22 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 Southend Airport to Brighton?

No, there are no direct train services from Southend Airport to Brighton. Travelling from Southend Airport to Brighton by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Southend Airport to Brighton leave?

The first train from Southend Airport to Brighton leaves at 03:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Southend Airport to Brighton leave?

The last train from Southend Airport to Brighton leaves at 21:36. 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 Southend Airport and Brighton by train?

Trains travelling from Southend Airport to Brighton cover a distance of around 63 miles (101 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Southend Airport to Brighton

Train tickets from Southend Airport to Brighton start at $58.22 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 Southend Airport to Brighton is right for you.

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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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