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Cheap Trains to Brighton
"There is a phrase: ‘the sweet smell of success'. And I can only tell you, I've had two experiences of that, and it just smells like Brighton and oyster bars and things like that.” Laurence Olivier
A popular destination for Londoners, Brighton is ideal for couples, families, friends and professionals. Take a walk around the beautiful royal pavilion, shop on the quirky street of North Laine or enjoy Ditchling Beacon's views. Brighton offers a fantastic nightlife for young people with a wide array of pubs, bars, and clubs.
From the UK’s largest Pride festival to some of the best clubbing spots in the country, it’s easy to see why Brighton has become one of the UK’s liveliest cities. This English seaside resort is well-loved by travellers worldwide because of its bohemian, hedonistic vibe. Brighton is the perfect place to let loose and go wild, a popular holiday destination for both international and domestic tourists to visit.
We recommend a tour of the shops on The Lanes. If you've got kids, a trip to Brighton Pier and the beach is a must.
The fastest way to travel to Brighton from London is to depart from Gatwick Airport railway station. The journey takes less than half an hour. From Central London, you can take the train from London Victoria, which takes less than an hour.
There are many attractions worth visiting in Brighton. The Royal Pavilion is a must-see, it used to be the seaside retreat for King George IV and is one of the most opulent buildings in the UK. Within the renovated stable block of the Royal Pavilion is the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, it features an enthralling collection of 20th-century artworks and artefacts. The Royal Pavilion is located in the heart of Brighton's cultural quarter, near North Laine and a few minutes walk from the sea. The Royal Pavilion is a 15-minute walk from Brighton station.
Brighton Pier is a popular attraction in the city and a great place to experience the city’s bohemian side. Entertain yourself with amusement rides and game arcades. Close by you will find the West Pier, this was closed down in 1975 and started to collapse to the sea in 2002. It has since caught fire twice, marking a sad ending for this historical landmark where Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin used to perform.
Main stations in Brighton
- London Road (Brighton)
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Brighton by train?
You can get to Brighton by train from London or Gatwick easily on the Brighton Main Line operated by Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Southern.
What train line is Brighton on?
Brighton is on the Brighton Main Line, West Coastway Line and East Coastway Line.
How do I get cheap Brighton train tickets?
The best way to get cheap train tickets to Brighton is by splitting your fare with us, it is also worth buying your tickets up to 12 weeks before travel.