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Returning from a trip abroad - or maybe you've flown in for a holiday at one of the UK's best beach spots? Travelling from the airport can be stressful but it doesn't have to be when you catch a train from Gatwick Airport to Brighton.

Download the On Track app today and carry your train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Brighton on your phone. Looking for live service updates and train times from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? You'll find everything that you need on your journey planner.

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Brighton

  • How long is the average journey duration from Gatwick Airport to Brighton? 0 hours 33 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? 00:04
  • 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.

Find the next train to Brighton from Gatwick Airport

Live departures for Gatwick Airport
Time Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
01:58 Brighton Platform 2 2 02:00 2 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
There are no scheduled departures or arrivals for this journey within the next two hours. To plan further ahead, please check our Journey Planner

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If you're travelling back from the airport with children aged 5-15, then you could be in luck! With our kids for £2 scheme, you can have up to four children travel with you on most Off-Peak journeys for just £2 each.

Avoid busy crowds

Swerve those busy commuter queues at the station when you book an Off-Peak train ticket from Gatwick Airport to Brighton. Enjoy quieter coaches and more leg room on your journey!

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