Information about travelling by train to and from Brighton & Hove.

Brighton & Hove has rail connections from all over the country.

  • Thameslink provide frequent direct services from Brighton to Bedford via Gatwick, London Bridge, Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon, St Pancras International (for direct high-speed Eurostar services to Paris and Brussels from St Pancras International) and Luton Airport Parkway.
  • Southern provide direct links from Brighton to Victoria in the south, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Three Bridges (for Crawley) to the north; Shoreham, Worthing, Littlehampton, Chichester,  Portsmouth and Southampton in the west; and Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings and Ashford  in the east.
  • Great Western Railway provide direct services from Brighton to Southampton, Salisbury,  Bath, Bristol, Newport, Cardiff, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Worcester and Great Malvern.

Useful Links

  • National Rail Enquiries for interactive timetables, fares and journey planning.
  • Live Departure Boards for up to date train arrivals and departures
  • Rail Europe for international journeys
  • Plusbus for information on train plus bus in one ticket when travelling from Brighton & Hove to other towns & cities. Please visit the following link for information on Plusbus when travelling to Brighton & Hove.
  • Cycling By Train for information on taking bicycles by train.