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Brighton to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration58m
Trains arrive inLondon
Trains depart fromBrighton
Train Ticket Price£ 11.09
Distance76 km
Train Companies
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

Trains from Brighton to London: Route information

Taking the train from Brighton to London

The first train from Brighton to London departs in the very early morning, and the last service usually leaves before midnight. Service times remain constant throughout the week, with the exception of Saturday morning when the first train departs a little bit later, but still in the early morning hours. Trains are frequent with 4 to 7 running each hour, and the journey time is usually around an hour or a little longer if a change is required. Trains from Brighton terminate at London Bridge and London Victoria stations, with most journeys being direct, or requiring a change at East Croydon, Gatwick Airport, Hove and Haywards Heath, among other stations. Train providers operating these services include Southern, Thameslink and the Gatwick Express.

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This handy chart summerises the average train ticket price differences of buying a ticket in advance from Brighton to London. Prices are approximate and are based upon the average price. For the route Brighton to London it is better for travellers to buy last minute, instead of planning in advance.


The train route from Brighton to London is mostly operated by Southern trains.


Most trains are direct to London from Brighton Station and usually arrive into London Bridge.


A direct trip takes just under one hour, if there are changes involved this would increase the duration of the journey by 10 - 20 minutes.

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Taking the train from Brighton

The main station is Brighton Station in East Sussex, which can be found in the centre of the town. To get to the station, passengers can use one of the Brighton & Hove Buses stopping at or near to the station. Walking and cycling from the station are also possible as a main road leads from the key sites, such as the beachfront and Brighton Pier to the station. Most buses in Brighton will not operate overnight, however, a limited service of night buses are still available during the late hours as trains from Brighton to London start running very early.

Arriving in London

Trains from Brighton will arrive into London at London Victoria Station or London Bridge Station. Both stations are well connected with Transport for London services. London Victoria Station is located in the south-west of central London and is accessible via the Victoria, District and Circle Lines on the London Underground, as well as by TFL buses and night buses. The Victoria Coach Station, where a number of national and international coaches can be caught from, is also a short 5-minute walk away from the train station. London Bridge station is located in the south-east of central London and is accessible via the Northern Line (Bank Branch) and Jubilee Line on the London Underground. A large number of buses and night buses service the station round the clock as well. Other popular stations such as London St Pancras and London Paddington are easy to reach via Transport for London services. Connections are also available to London's many airports including Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, City Airport and Southend.

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Local Time 22:41
£ Pounds Sterling
Population 7,500,000
Region Greater London
Languages English

How expensive is London?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in London costs 3.8% more than in Brighton.


Prices in London are on average 4.5% higher than in Brighton.

Public Transport

Public transport in London costs around 8.7% more than in Brighton.

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