Fancy a day on the beach or weekend away in Brighton this summer and want to get there by train? You've come to the right place.
The train from London Victoria to Brighton usually takes 1 hour and 40 minutes, but can take just 57 minutes on the fastest services. You can travel direct on this route with Gatwick Express or Southern. You'll find comfortable seating, space for luggage and, on most services, free WiFi as standard.
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.
Ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from London Victoria to Brighton in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for money-saving tips and FAQs.
The average journey time by train between London Victoria and Brighton is 1 hour and 20 minutes, with around 61 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 Victoria to Brighton is 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Victoria to Brighton can start from as little as £5.50 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 Victoria to Brighton without having to change trains. There are 61 direct trains from London Victoria to Brighton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Victoria to Brighton leaves at 03:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Victoria to Brighton leaves at 01:08. 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 Victoria to Brighton cover a distance of around 46 miles (74 km) during the journey.
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 Victoria to Brighton is right for you.
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.
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.