Trains from Brighton to Croydon

Brighton to Croydon train information

Brighton Croydon train map

Train duration 0h55m
Arrival Croydon, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 37 Miles
Train operators Thameslink, Southern
Lowest train price from £9.00
Average train price £13.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains between Brighton (South East England) to Croydon (London England) are operated by Thameslink, Southern. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How long is the train?

There are 37 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Brighton to Croydon is approximately 0h55m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Croydon from Brighton, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of the train?

Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 180 days is £9.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Brighton to Croydon train tickets

from £9.00 MORE 0h55m

Brighton - Croydon prices calendar

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Train times Brighton to Croydon

When are the next trains to Croydon?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 12 trains from Brighton to Croydon are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Brighton Croydon train departs at 08:29 while the last train departs at 10:19. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Brighton - Croydon: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to get your train tickets Brighton to Croydon. The results illustrate that buying your train from Brighton to Croydon in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £9 when purchasing your ticket 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £10 if you purchase your seat 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 9% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Brighton to Croydon trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Brighton and Croydon by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Croydon to Brighton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Brighton - Croydon train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Brighton Croydon train ticket.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

    For instance, train tickets from Brighton to Croydon cost on average £12.84 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £12.84 (£88/£12.84 = 6.85), it turns out that after only 7 one way trips from Croydon to Brighton, the card will have paid for itself.

  • The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Brighton to Croydon train £12.84 £8.56 £4.28 6.87

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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