Trains from Brighton to London

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Brighton to London train information

Brighton London train map

Train duration 1h17m
Arrival London, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 47 Miles
Train operators Gatwick Express, Thameslink, Southern
Lowest train price from £8.50
Average train price £21.00

All trains between Brighton (South East England) to London (London England) are operated by Gatwick Express, Thameslink, Southern. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

There are 47 miles between the two cities and the average journey time between Brighton to London is approximately 1h17m. Train travel is often the quickest solution to get to London from Brighton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or taking the plane.

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £8.50 one way.

Best prices for Brighton to London train tickets

from £8.50 MORE 1h22m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.50 MORE 2h29m

Brighton - London prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Brighton to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Brighton to London

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Brighton
07:12
London Victoria
08:23
1h11m Gatwick Express
Brighton
07:15
London Victoria
08:27
1h12m Southern
Brighton
07:22
London St. Pancras
09:00
1h38m Thameslink
Brighton
07:29
London Victoria
08:39
1h10m Gatwick Express
Brighton
07:32
London Bridge
08:48
1h16m Thameslink
Brighton
12:02
London Bridge
13:05
1h03m Thameslink
Brighton
12:05
London St. Pancras
13:33
1h28m Thameslink
Brighton
12:18
London Victoria
13:15
0h57m Gatwick Express
Brighton
12:28
London Victoria
13:24
0h56m Southern
Brighton
12:32
London Bridge
13:35
1h03m Thameslink
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 16 trains from Brighton to London are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Brighton London train is at 07:12 and the last one departs at 17:35. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there can be fewer trains during weekends or public holidays. Train companies can also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Brighton - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Brighton to London are increasing as you approach your travel date. Based on our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £6 whereas if booking on the day you're travelling, you will have to spend a minimum of £15 for your trip. Thus, you may save 64% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the cheapest prices found over the past six months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Brighton to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
London
Victoria
£12.00 19/02/2018 12:28 Southern 1 day ago
Brighton
London
Bridge
£18.10 19/02/2018 12:02 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
St. Pancras
£18.10 19/02/2018 12:05 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
St. Pancras
£18.10 19/02/2018 17:01 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
Bridge
£18.10 19/02/2018 12:32 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
Bridge
£18.10 19/02/2018 17:32 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
St. Pancras
£18.10 19/02/2018 17:35 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
Victoria
£18.70 19/02/2018 17:28 Southern 1 day ago
Brighton
London
Bridge
£24.30 19/02/2018 07:32 Thameslink 1 day ago
Brighton
London
St. Pancras
£24.30 19/02/2018 07:22 Thameslink 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Brighton London train

Discount Brighton - London train tickets

Do you want to travel for less? Many railcards and tricks are available to spend less for your Brighton London train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. It corresponds to the price of the card, £30, divided by the saving, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Brighton to London cost on average £20.92 (1). When dividing £88 by £20.92 (£88/£20.92 = 4.21), it turns out that after only 5 one way journeys from London to Brighton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 London train £20.92 £13.95 £6.97 4.22

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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