It takes an average of 1h 22m to travel from London Blackfriars to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 47 miles (76 km). There are normally 127 trains per day travelling from London Blackfriars to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from £9.50 when you book in advance.
From 1h 9m
47 miles (76 km)
127 trains per day
Direct trains available
Fancy a day on the beach or weekend away in Brighton and want to get there by train? You've come to the right place.
The train from London Blackfriars to Brighton usually takes 1 hour and 22 minutes, but can take just 1 hour and 8 minutes on the fastest services. You'll be travelling direct on this route with Thameslink and their trains offer comfortable seating, space for luggage and, on most services, free WiFi.
Whether you’re heading for a day out at Brighton beach or shopping in The Lanes, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to book trains to Brighton and search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or use a Railcard.
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The average journey time by train between London Blackfriars and Brighton is 1 hour and 22 minutes, with around 127 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 London Blackfriars to Brighton is 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Blackfriars to Brighton can start from as little as £9.50 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 London Blackfriars to Brighton without having to change trains. There are 127 direct trains from London Blackfriars to Brighton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Blackfriars to Brighton leaves at 03:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Blackfriars to Brighton leaves at 01:02. 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 London Blackfriars to Brighton cover a distance of around 47 miles (76 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brighton to London Blackfriars.
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 London Blackfriars to Brighton is right for you.
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