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You can expect the journey from Brighton to London by train to take around 1h 21m. You’ll usually find around 653 trains running on this route per day, which spans 47 miles (75 km). Good news! There are direct trains available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Hop on a train to London and it’s likely to be a Southern service, as they’re one of the main operators on this route, although you may change between different train companies during your journey. If you’re looking to get there quickly, the fastest train time from Brighton to London is 55m.
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The average journey time by train between Brighton and London is 1 hour and 21 minutes, with around 653 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 55 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Brighton to London can start from as little as £5 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 653 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 03:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brighton to London leaves at 00:04. 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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