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London Kings Cross to Brighton by train

Departure station

London Kings Cross

Arrival station

Brighton

Distance

49 miles (78 km)

Price

From £10

Travelling by train from London Kings Cross to Brighton

Planning a sunny day out and looking to travel from London Kings Cross to Brighton by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from London Kings Cross to Brighton usually takes around 1h 28m but can take just 1h 17m on the fastest Thameslink services, with around 76 trains running on this popular route per day. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way.

Whether you’re heading for a sunny 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.

Keen to book your train tickets from London Kings Cross to Brighton? No need to wait, start a search with us today! Want to learn a bit more about the journey first? Find ticket options, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs below including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Kings Cross to Brighton? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How much does the train from London Kings Cross to Brighton cost?

Train ticket prices from London Kings Cross to Brighton can start from as little as £10 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.

What's the distance between London Kings Cross and Brighton by train?

Trains travelling from London Kings Cross to Brighton cover a distance of around 49 miles (78 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross to Brighton

Train tickets from London Kings Cross to Brighton start at £10 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 London Kings Cross to Brighton is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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