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A trip into the Greater London area from the coast couldn’t be simpler with trains from Brighton to East Croydon. Whether you’re returning from a grand day out at the beach or looking to explore Croydon’s extensive shopping district, you’ll find a quick and stress-free travel solution via Thameslink trains. Find out more about our services, journey durations, departure times and costs for train tickets from Brighton to East Croydon with Thameslink.

Journey information from Brighton to East Croydon

  • How long is the average journey duration from Brighton to East Croydon? 0 hours 51 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Brighton to East Croydon? 0 hours 47 minutes
  • When is the first train from Brighton to East Croydon? 00:02
  • When is the last train from Brighton to East Croydon? 23:23
  • How many services run for Brighton to East Croydon today? 73

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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