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Brighton to London train

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Other modes of transport available to travel from Brighton to London
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Transport operators from Brighton to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Brighton to London.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
Southern Brighton London
Thameslink Brighton London

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Brighton to London:

Bus from Brighton to London

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Travel information for your train journey

Brighton London train

Route Brighton to London

Train duration 1h17m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Brighton, England
Distance 47 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £5.00
Train operators for Brighton to London Southern, Thameslink

The trains from Brighton (South East England) to London (London England) are provided by Southern, Thameslink. The services on board can change depending on the rail 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 ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £5.00 one way.

Where to find cheap train tickets


Looking for a cheap ticket for your upcoming trip by train? No need to panic. We found Southern tickets from £5 for your trip.


Thameslink, the rail travel company, runs between Brighton and London from £18, allowing you to travel without breaking the bank.

Best price found for train ticket from Brighton to London

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Brighton to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Brighton to London train ticket is just few clicks away!

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£5.00 MORE 23/04/2017 17:59 Southern 15 hours ago
£5.00 MORE 09/04/2017 07:06 Southern 1 day ago
£5.00 MORE 09/04/2017 07:47 Southern 1 day ago
£5.00 MORE 23/04/2017 07:06 Southern 15 hours ago
£5.00 MORE 09/04/2017 12:01 Southern 4 days ago
£8.50 MORE 07/04/2017 12:28 Southern 2 days ago
£8.50 MORE 09/04/2017 17:01 Southern 1 day ago
£8.50 MORE 09/04/2017 18:01 Southern 1 day ago
£8.50 MORE 23/04/2017 17:24 Southern 15 hours ago
£8.50 MORE 09/04/2017 12:46 Southern 1 day ago

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Different train ticket types for your journey

There are several types of train tickets Brighton to London offered by each company, allowing passengers to choose between flexibility and price. Travellers can book tickets on the website of the railway companies or on train ticket sales websites being accredited. Here is a description of each type of train ticket:

The Advance Tickets are tickets for single trips, valid in 1st and 2nd class. They can be booked 12 weeks in advance, and they are sold in limited numbers and are subject to availability. Typically, the earlier you buy them, the cheaper the price is. You should be aware that the Advance ticket is non-reimbursable. Nevertheless, you can change the time and the date of the trip before departure.

The Off-Peak Tickets are the lowest tickets to travel in less busy trains. Offering an advantageous quality-price ratio, these tickets need passengers to travel off-peak. You can buy tickets at any time, in advance or just before the trip. The rail ticket is refundable but administrative fees may be charged; these fees do not exceed £10.00.

The Anytime Tickets are totally flexible: you can travel whenever you want. Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel. There are no restrictions on when you want to go, however you will need to purchase a new ticket if you want to modify the date, destination or class.

You can also purchase a Season Ticket for 7 days or a period of either 1 month or 1 year. Generally these tickets are available for short and medium distances in the England.

The last Rovers and Rangers ticket type allows you unlimited travel for an area and time period with all train companies.

Book cheap train from Brighton to London

Many possibilities exist to buy your Brighton to London train ticket:

Is it possible to book a train online?

You are able to book your tickets online directly on most rail companies' websites including Eurostar, Southern, East Midlands Trains, Arriva Trains. You are also able to get train tickets on Ticket Retailers' websites including Redspottedhanky or My Train Ticket.

Can I book over the phone?

If you would rather have a call with an agent that will help you get your journey sorted, you can do so with most train companies.

Can I book my ticket at the station?

Depending on the station, you have the ability to either get your train ticket at the ticket office or via a ticket vending machine available at many stations. We recommend you to check beforehand if the station has these services and the opening hours.

Gopili helps you get cheap train tickets from Brighton to London by comparing journey times and prices across all rail companies. You can also sort the offers by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that corresponds to your requirements. Need to find the cheapest fare for the way back? Have a look at the prices of train tickets London to Brighton via our travel search engine and get the best offer.

Discount Brighton to London train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts can be obtained to pay 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 five 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 few trips to break even.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. It corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Brighton to London cost on average £10.14 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £10.14 (£88/£10.14 = 8.67), it turns out that after only 9 one way trips from London to Brighton, the card 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 £10.14 £6.76 £3.38 8.7

(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

How to find cheap train tickets Brighton to London ?

There are many ways to get cheap train tickets Brighton to London. If you're following these few rules, you will often find cheap train tickets for your trip.

When should I book my ticket?

The earlier you buy your ticket the cheaper it will be. You may save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 3 months before the date of departure. Why? Because train companies usually release advance tickets up to 12 weeks in advance and it is most of the time at this time that you will find the lowest fare.

When should I take my train?

The peak times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Brighton to London. Train ticket prices are more expensive during this period that's why you will save money by travelling very early, mid day or late in the evening.

Are two singles cheaper than a return?

For some trains, it costs less to purchase 2 singles rather than a return ticket. You will have less flexibility as you need to know in advance the time you wish to come back but cheaper tickets might be available.

How does split ticketing work?

Another tip to make savings is to split up your journey to London. Rather than getting only a single ticket for your trip you can divide the journey into different stages, and get a ticket for each part of the journey.

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Brighton - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Brighton to London tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you book your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £6 while when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to pay a minimum of £14 for your trip. Thus, you can save 63% on the cost of your train by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the cheapest fares found over the last six months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.

Things to do in London

We have selected for you a list of 6 places that you can do in London.

  • British Museum
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Horse Guards
  • Tower Bridge
  • National Gallery
  • London Eye

As travel experts, we know that organizing a trip and searching for all the information about a specific city can be time consuming. We aim to help you by suggesting some things to do, whether you are visiting for a small break or for longer.

Each year, many people are going to London. If you are looking to explore one of the most essential landmark of the city, you need to visit British Museum. If you have some time, we will also recommend you to go to Tower Bridge and Westminster Abbey to complete your trip.

Another interesting place that you may want to see is National Gallery if you wish to know more about this destination.

Horse Guards is also a touristic site that we will suggest you to see if you got enough time during your stay.

Finally, if you're still curious in discovering more about London, London Eye can be the final step of your stay. Even though travellers might not consider it as the most important thing to do, it will help you get a complete picture of the city and its character.