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Gravesend to Brighton by train

It takes an average of 2h 17m to travel from Gravesend to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 48 miles (77 km). There are normally 86 trains per day travelling from Gravesend to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from £36 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 1m
PriceFrom £36
Distance48 miles (77 km)
Frequency86 trains per day
First train04:29
Last train23:35
Departure stationGravesend
Arrival stationBrighton
Changes1 change
Train operatorsGreat Northern, Gatwick Express, Southeastern, Thameslink, Southern

Gravesend to Brighton train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gravesend to Brighton for Tuesday 5th October 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:48 16:13 2h 25m, 1 change
13:59 16:17 2h 18m, 1 change
14:18 16:43 2h 25m, 1 change
14:42 16:47 2h 5m, 1 change
14:48 17:13 2h 25m, 1 change
14:59 17:17 2h 18m, 1 change
15:18 17:43 2h 25m, 1 change
15:42 17:47 2h 5m, 1 change
15:48 18:13 2h 25m, 1 change
15:59 18:17 2h 18m, 1 change

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gravesend 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 Gravesend to Brighton take?

The average journey time by train between Gravesend and Brighton is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 86 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 Gravesend and Brighton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gravesend to Brighton is 2 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Gravesend to Brighton cost?

Train ticket prices from Gravesend to Brighton can start from as little as £36 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.

Is there a direct train from Gravesend to Brighton?

No, there are no direct train services from Gravesend to Brighton. Travelling from Gravesend to Brighton by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Gravesend to Brighton leaves at 04:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Gravesend to Brighton leaves at 23:35. 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 Gravesend and Brighton by train?

Trains travelling from Gravesend to Brighton cover a distance of around 48 miles (77 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brighton to Gravesend.

Cheap train tickets from Gravesend to Brighton

Train tickets from Gravesend to Brighton start at £36 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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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 Gravesend to Brighton is right for you.

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