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Trains Brighton to Canterbury: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Traveling from Brighton to Canterbury with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Brighton to Canterbury. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do train tickets from Brighton to Canterbury cost?

On average, a train ticket from Brighton to Canterbury will cost you £ 54.28. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 28.50. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Brighton to Canterbury by train

Best price £ 28.50
Journey duration 50 min
Connections per day 31
First departure 13:09
Last departure 19:16
Distance 61.5 mi
Departure Brighton
Arrival Canterbury
Carriers Nationalrail, Southern, Thameslink, Southeastern, Gatwick Express, London Overground

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£ 63.30

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How long does the journey from Brighton to Canterbury take by train?

The distance between Brighton and Canterbury is around 61.5 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 50 min. However, the fastest routes between Brighton and Canterbury take 4 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Brighton to Canterbury leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Brighton at 13:09, and the last departure will leave at 19:16. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Brighton to Canterbury can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Brighton to Canterbury?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Brighton and Canterbury. You can start your journey in Brighton at stations such as London Victoria, Canterbury West, Hampden Park, Brighton Railway Station, London St Pancras International, Bromley South, London Blackfriars, Norwood Junction, London Bridge and Penge West. These connect to stations including Brighton Railway Station, London St Pancras International, Ashford International Station, London Victoria, Hampden Park, London Blackfriars, Penge East, London Bridge, East Croydon and Canterbury West in Canterbury. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Brighton to Canterbury.

How many journeys from Brighton to Canterbury take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Brighton to Canterbury using companies such as Nationalrail, Southern, Thameslink, Southeastern, Gatwick Express and London Overground. Combined, these providers offer an average of 31 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 33 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Brighton to Canterbury using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 31 direct connections from Brighton to Canterbury each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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