Brighton to Rochester by train

  • First train
    06:06
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    77 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Brighton to Rochester by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Rochester take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 77 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Rochester.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Rochester?

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

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Brighton to Rochester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

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

The Brighton to Rochester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rochester is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 06:06 and the last train is around 23:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:44, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Brighton to Rochester 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 Rochester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Rochester?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • 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.