Trains from

London to Brighton

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    London Victoria
    Platform 17
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
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    London Victoria
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    Platform 1
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
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    London Victoria
    Platform 14 estimated
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    Brighton
    Platform 3 estimated
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    Platform 13 estimated
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    Platform 4 estimated
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
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Journey information from London to Brighton

  • Train Fares from: £5
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

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London to Brighton train times information

Trains from London to Brighton leave from London Bridge, London Victoria or London Blackfriars, and there are several departures an hour. Journey time is usually just over an hour for direct services, while indirect trains typically change at Hove, Haywards Heath or Three Bridges.

Many of the trains are run by Southern as well as by First Capital Connect. Southern Rail now offer hand-made filled sandwiches, made fresh every day. They also provide the Rail Gourmet at-seat trolley catering service on many of the trips between London and Brighton. Passengers are welcome to bring their bicycles with them on the trains except during rush hour. However, folded cycles are welcome anytime as long as they fit in the luggage compartment.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change

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  • How long does it take to travel from London to Brighton by train?

    The average journey time between London and Brighton is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 308 trains per day travelling from London to Brighton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Brighton?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Brighton without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Brighton.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Brighton?

    The distance between London and Brighton is 47 miles.

    Distance: 47 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Brighton?

    The first train from London to Brighton departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Brighton?

    The last train from London to Brighton departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Brighton to London

Did you know you could also travel from London to Brighton by bus? Find out more about that journey here.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton

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