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London to Brighton train information

London Brighton train map

Train duration 1h17m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure London, England
Distance 47 Miles
Train operators Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern
Lowest train price from £5.00
Average train price £22.00

There are a lot of train companies across the UK & Europe but the trains from London in England to Brighton in England are run by Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Southern.

On average, it takes normally 1h17m by train because of the 47 miles to go to Brighton from London. The train duration will change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

Based on our data, the best price to take the train in the next 30 days is £5.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and does not include the savings you can make with a railcard.

Best prices for London to Brighton train tickets

from £5.00 MORE 1h08m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.50 MORE 2h40m

London - Brighton prices calendar

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

  march may   april
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National Express£12

Loco2£19

21

National Express£6

Loco2£12

22

National Express£11

Loco2£12

23

National Express£4

Loco2£9

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National Express£11

Loco2£9

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National Express£10

Loco2£13

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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 London to Brighton

When are the next trains to Brighton?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London Victoria
12:00
Brighton
12:54
0h54m Gatwick Express
London Bridge
12:12
Brighton
13:13
1h01m Thameslink
London St. Pancras
12:13
Brighton
13:39
1h26m Thameslink
London Victoria
12:20
Brighton
13:17
0h57m Southern
London Victoria
12:30
Brighton
13:24
0h54m Gatwick Express
London Victoria
17:06
Brighton
18:12
1h06m Southern
London St. Pancras
17:10
Brighton
18:52
1h42m Thameslink
London Victoria
17:18
Brighton
18:30
1h12m Southern
London St. Pancras
17:29
Brighton
19:03
1h34m Thameslink
London Victoria
17:30
Brighton
18:39
1h09m Gatwick Express
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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

Looking at our data, 14 trains from London to Brighton are being operated today and 15 tomorrow. The first London Brighton train leaves at 07:12 while the last one departs at 17:30. The first and last departure times can change on each day of the week and there may be fewer trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies may as well adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

London - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£10

60

£6

30

£7

15

£10

7

£11

3

£12

1

£14

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above shows the best prices found over the past 6 months depending on how many time in advance the train is booked. Purchasing your train from London to Brighton in advance can enable you to pay less for your journey.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £6 when purchasing your seat 1 month in advance which is 64% cheaper than the cheapest fare we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Brighton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Victoria
Brighton
£5.00 08/05/2018 12:20 Southern 17 hours ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£5.00 16/05/2018 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£5.00 24/04/2018 12:20 Southern 4 days ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£8.50 27/04/2018 12:20 Southern 23 hours ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£8.50 20/04/2018 12:20 Southern 2 days ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£8.50 28/04/2018 17:17 Southern 2 days ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£8.50 23/04/2018 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£12.00 21/04/2018 12:20 Southern 21 hours ago
London
Victoria
Brighton
£12.00 21/04/2018 17:20 Southern 21 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Brighton train

Discount London - Brighton train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and deals are available to pay less for your London Brighton 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

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

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. This number corresponds to the price of the card, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy after that, you will make savings.

    As an example, train tickets from London to Brighton cost on average £21.85 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £21.85 (£88/£21.85 = 4.03), you can see that after only 5 one way journeys from Brighton to London, the card will have paid for itself.

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

(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
London to Brighton train £21.85 £14.57 £7.28 4.04

(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

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