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London to Brighton train

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Cheap train calendar from London to Brighton

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Find the best prices for train tickets London to Brighton

from £5.00 MORE 1h17m
Other modes of transport available to travel from London to Brighton
from £6.00 MORE 2h19m
Ride sharing
from £10.00 MORE 1h20m

Best price found for train ticket from London to Brighton

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

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
£5.00 MORE 13/02/2017 12:20 Southern 20 hours ago
£5.00 MORE 10/02/2017 12:20 Southern 13 hours ago
£5.00 MORE 29/01/2017 08:32 Southern 4 days ago
£5.00 MORE 05/02/2017 07:26 Southern 4 hours ago
£5.00 MORE 23/01/2017 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
£5.00 MORE 24/01/2017 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
£5.00 MORE 17/02/2017 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
£5.00 MORE 03/02/2017 12:20 Southern 3 days ago
£5.00 MORE 29/01/2017 13:27 Southern 4 days ago
£5.00 MORE 05/02/2017 12:06 Southern 4 hours ago

Best price found for London to Brighton train ticket for the next 30 days.

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Travel information for your train journey

Route London to Brighton

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

The route between London, located in England, specifically in the London England area and Brighton located in England, specifically in the South East England area is well served by trains. There are 47 miles between the two cities and the average train duration from London to Brighton is 1h17m. Travelling by train is often the fastest way to get to Brighton from London, and it's also a greener option than driving or flying. The lowest ticket price we found for your journey is from £5.00 for the next 30 days. Many of the trains are run by these several operators Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express.

Book cheap train from London to Brighton

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

  • Online: you can purchase tickets directly on train companies websites like for instance Virgin Trains, Eurostar, East Coast, South West Trains, First Great Western, ScotRail, Southern Railway, CrosscCountry … You can also buy train tickets on Ticket Retailers websites like Thetrainline, Redspottedhanky, My Train Ticket, or also Raileasy.
  • Over the phone: major train companies, and train ticket retailers have phone numbers and you can make your booking over the phone.
  • At a station: you can either book your train ticket at the ticket office or using a self-service ticket machine available at many stations.
  • Our Advice: you should use our fast and simple search service that compares hundreds of trains tickets from all major train companies and train tickets retailers. Gopili can help you find cheap train tickets from London to Brighton! For your information train tickets Brighton to London are also available for your return trip on Gopili.

Main train ticket types in United Kingdom

There are three principal train tickets types in UK, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types gives different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types exist such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for example. Let's see the different types of train ticket from London to Brighton below:

If you want to purchase the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are ideal for you. These tickets are available 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest reductions. The earlier you buy, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't annul your advance rail ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.

Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on many trains outside of peak travel times. With these tickets you go at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the price of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.

Anytime tickets is perfect for you, if you want a entirely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the best flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not recommended if you want the lowest type of ticket London to Brighton.

Season tickets are convenient for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.

How to find cheap train tickets London to Brighton ?

If you're looking for cheap train tickets London to Brighton, you've come to the right place. Here we give you some hints and tips for finding cheap train tickets.

  • To travel at the lowest fares you have to book your ticket in advance. The best time to book your advance train ticket is about 12 weeks before. So you must remember to book approximately three months in advance. Thanks to these tips you can make great savings of up to 80%.
  • To find cheap train tickets, you have to avoid the busy peak travel times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Be flexible and your train ticket London to Brighton will be cheaper.
  • It's very common that two singles train tickets are cheaper than a return ticket, so always check the prices for your journey and pay less your journey.
  • Another way to make savings is to split up your journey to Brighton. Instead of booking only one ticket for your journey you can split the journey into different stages, and book a ticket for each stage. Thanks to this you can achieve great savings.

Discount London to Brighton train tickets

Looking for travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and reductions 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 many different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Most of these railcards are bought in order to receive better discounts. But is it really worth it for travelling from London to Brighton? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30.00)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for an London Brighton return ticket (i.e.: £15.69)(1)

First, divide A by B and multiply by 100: this will give you the budget from which the card will be amortized. Then divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips that you will do to cushion the railcard.

In our example, A x B = 30/34 x 100 = £88.00. Then, 88/15.6915 = 5.61. It takes at least 5.61 trips from London to Brighton round trip (or 6-ways) for the purchase of the railcard to be worthwhile!

For your information, all railcards cost £30.00 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20.00. Railcards typically give you 34% off most adult fares, so you will save 1/3 on rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for return trip

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 £15.69 £10.46 £5.23 5.62

(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

Transport operators from London to Brighton

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

Transport operators Departure Arrival
Southern London Brighton
Thameslink London Brighton
Gatwick Express London Brighton

And if you change?

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

Bus from London to Brighton

Flights from London to Brighton