Trains from
London to Brighton

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  1. on time
    London Victoria
    Platform 16
    20:16
    London Victoria
    Platform 16
    21:22
    Hove
    Platform 3
    21:26
    Hove
    Platform 1
    21:31
    Brighton
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 17
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 6 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 15 estimated
    20:46
    London Victoria
    Platform 15 estimated
    21:52
    Hove
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:56
    Hove
    Platform 1 estimated
    22:01
    Brighton
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 19 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 7 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Blackfriars
    Platform 1
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    London Victoria
    Platform 15 estimated
    21:16
    London Victoria
    Platform 15 estimated
    22:22
    Hove
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:26
    Hove
    Platform 1 estimated
    22:31
    Brighton
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Brighton
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from London to Brighton

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

London to Brighton train times information

Trains from London to Brighton leave from London Bridge, London Victoria or London Blackfriars with several departures an hour. Direct services usually take just over an hour or 52m on the faster trains. If you’re travelling on an indirect service, these typically change at Hove, Haywards Heath or Three Bridges and take around 1h 15m – depending on which route you take.

Many of the trains between London and Brighton are run by Southern Rail as well as Thameslink and the Gatwick Express. All three train companies offer free WiFi on most of their trains – just look out for the blue WiFi sign on the door of your carriage. Passengers are welcome to bring their bicycles with them on the trains unless it’s during rush hour. However, folded cycles are allowed at any time as long as they fit in the luggage compartment.

*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). May be subject to change.

Find out more information about how to buy cheap train tickets to Brighton.

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

    The average journey time between London and Brighton is . On an average weekday, there are 364 trains travelling from London to Brighton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Brighton by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from London to Brighton cost?

    Train tickets from London to Brighton can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • 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 .

    First train
    Last train
    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.

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

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for London to Brighton by bus.

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