It's easy to reach the Royal Pavilion by rail. Hop on a train to Brighton, which is served by Southern and Thameslink services from London, Southampton and Cambridge. From Brighton it's just a 12-minute walk to the Royal Pavilion. Simply exit the station, and head south down Queens Road. Turn left on to Church Street at the corner of Brighthelm Gardens and then right on to New Road. Follow the path through Pavilion Gardens to the Royal Pavillion.

The Royal Pavilion is one of Brighton's most popular landmarks. Built as a seaside retreat for King George IV, this stunning building and its grand interior will wow the kids. The surrounding gardens also make for a great picnic spot afterwards.

Visit the Royal Pavilion's website for more information and opening hours.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays03:45 - 01:45
Saturday 03:45 - 01:45
Sunday 03:45 - 01:45
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteA branch of Marks and Spencer 'Simply Food', as well as a passport photo booth
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes

There is a coffee shop on the concourse, and also within the passenger lounge by the ticket office.

ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Staff are present and available to help 24 hours a day, although the station itself is closed from 01:45 to 03:45

Customer Service notes
Contact Southern Customer Services on 03451 272920
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces600
Carpark charges
Per Hour£1.25
Three Monthly£382.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces700
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Purpose built cycle hub by the car park.  Also at station front.
Cycle storage notes<p>Please read Southern's cycle policy at for information about travelling with your cycle onboard a train from this station</p> <p><br/></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Whole station step free

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Please contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at

Departures and arrivals from Brighton

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CambridgeThameslink17:124On time
to BedfordThameslink17:255On time
to HastingsSouthern17:317On time
to London VictoriaSouthern17:396On time
to Seaford (Sussex)Southern17:418On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BedfordThameslink17:135On time
from CambridgeThameslink17:174On time
from HastingsSouthern17:247Late
from London VictoriaSouthern17:296On time
from Seaford (Sussex)Southern17:318On time

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