Looking to travel from Brighton to London by train? You've come to the right place!
The train from Brighton to London usually takes around 1h 30m but can take just 1h on the fastest services, with around 433 trains running on this popular route every day. Good news! Direct trains are available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train.
You’ll be travelling with either Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express on this route, depending on the station you want to get to. While Gatwick Express and Southern only stop at London Victoria station, Thameslink trains also stop at London Blackfriars, London Bridge and London St Pancras International stations.
To search for cheap train tickets from Brighton to London, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.
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The average journey time by train between Brighton and London is 1 hour and 20 minutes, with around 372 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Brighton to London is 1 hour and 0 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Brighton to London can start from as little as £5.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brighton to London without having to change trains. There are 372 direct trains from Brighton to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Brighton to London leaves at 02:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brighton to London leaves at 02:20. 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.
Trains travelling from Brighton to London cover a distance of around 47 miles (75 km) during the journey.
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 Brighton to London is right for you.
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.