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Basingstoke to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:59
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 40m
  • Distance
    82 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 3m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Brighton take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 82 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Brighton?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Brighton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Brighton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 53 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Brighton?

The Basingstoke to Brighton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basingstoke to Brighton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 05:59 and the last train is around 00:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 04:54, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Basingstoke to Brighton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Brighton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.