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Experience rich heritage and a beautiful seaside town by catching the train from Brighton to Hastings. Known for its historical points of interest around the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the delightful views of the southeast coasts, a trip to Hastings is a perfect day out for all the family.

If you're ready to go, take a look at our live departures board below before booking your train ticket from Brighton to Hastings. You'll find all the latest travel information in one place.

Journey information from Brighton to Hastings

  • How long is the average journey duration from Brighton to Hastings? 1 hour 9 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Brighton to Hastings? 1 hour 8 minutes
  • When is the first train from Brighton to Hastings? 06:26
  • When is the last train from Brighton to Hastings? 22:26
  • How many services run for Brighton to Hastings today? 17

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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Go Off-Peak

To cut your travel costs, why not travel Off-Peak? You'll avoid the busy crowds and have a better chance of finding a seat. It's ideal for those who can be flexible with their travel arrangements.

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Student discount

If you're a student aged 16-17, you may be able to qualify for a free Student Connect card, saving you at least 34% on the cost of monthly or annual Season tickets.

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