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Brighton to Crawley by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    00:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    35m
  • Distance
    32 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    91
  • Avg. journey time
    47m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brighton to Crawley by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Crawley take around 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 32 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Crawley.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Crawley?

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

We usually find around 92 departures on the route from Brighton to Crawley 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 99 departures.

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

The Brighton to Crawley train travel time is normally about 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Crawley is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 05:19 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:23, and the last at 00:10.

When to book Brighton to Crawley 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 Brighton to Crawley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Crawley?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

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.