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Trains London to Brighton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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What's the best way to get from London to Brighton? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from London to Brighton, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Brighton?

The cheapest train tickets from London to Brighton cost £ 28.24. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 46.99 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Brighton.

London to Brighton by train

Best price £ 37.13
Journey duration 41 min
Connections per day 74
First departure 16:29
Last departure 14:04
Distance 47.2 mi
Departure London
Arrival Brighton
Carriers Nationalrail, Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, London Overground, Tube, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Great Northern, TfL Rail

Ticket price London - Brighton every day

£ 48.47
£ 14.18
£ 37.88
£ 18.56
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Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 28.24
Maximum price
£ 15,004.44

London - Brighton


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By Train

£ 37.73

Wednesday, July 6th 2022
Selhurst - Banstead
19:58 - 20:26
CO2: 0.22kg
By Bus

£ 4.76

Tuesday, July 5th 2022
National Express-logo
London Victoria Coach Station - Brighton Pool Valley Coach Station
22:00 - 00:45
National Express
2h 45min
CO2: 2.68kg

How long will it take me to travel from London to Brighton by train?

The distance between London and Brighton is around 47.8 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 48 min. However, the fastest routes between London and Brighton take 2 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.

What time are the departures from London to Brighton?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 11:11, and the last departure will leave at 14:04. 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 London to Brighton 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 London to Brighton?

You can depart from London at stations such as London Victoria [ VIC ], London Bridge [ LBG ], London Blackfriars [ BFR ], London St Pancras International [ STP ], London Bridge, London Victoria, City Thameslink, London Blackfriars, Brighton Railway Station and Vauxhall. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Brighton at the following stations: Brighton [ BTN ], Brighton, Three Bridges, Clapham Junction, Haywards Heath, Brighton Railway Station, London Blackfriars, East Croydon, London St Pancras International and Gatwick Airport. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in London and Brighton. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Brighton?

You will be able to travel from London to Brighton using companies such as Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, London Overground, Tube, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Great Northern and TfL Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 47 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 134 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Brighton 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, 47 direct connections from London to Brighton 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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