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Are you heading home from the airport after a week away? Perhaps you’re flying in for a business meeting beside the sea? Whatever the reason for your visit, catch the train from Gatwick to Brighton to make your journey as smooth as possible. With direct services that can get you to the seaside resort in under 40 minutes, you can be in Brighton in no time. There are plenty of wallet-friendly prices available for your train tickets from Gatwick to Brighton. Take a look at the planner below to find the best fares for your journey.


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Super Off-Peak

Save money on your trip to Brighton from Gatwick Airport when you buy Super Off-Peak. Simply check your timings are eligible for Off-Peak fares and get booking.


If you’re travelling as part of a group by train from Gatwick to Brighton, GroupSave can offer you outstanding savings when you all travel at Off-Peak times.

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Book your ticket here on the Thameslink site to cut out the booking fees that you find on ticket reseller sites. This will save you some cash on your fare.

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Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

  • How long is the average journey duration from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? 0 hours 32 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? 0 hours 25 minutes
  • When is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? 00:06
  • When is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? 23:49
  • How many services run for Gatwick Airport to Brighton today? 114

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.