Crawley to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:28
  • Last train
    21:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    37m
  • Distance
    32 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    100
  • Avg. journey time
    47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Crawley to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Crawley to Brighton take around 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 32 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Crawley and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Crawley to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 100 departures on the route from Crawley to Brighton 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 91 departures.

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

The Crawley to Brighton train travel time is normally about 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Crawley around 05:28 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Crawley around 05:43, and the last at 21:13.

When to book Crawley 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 Crawley to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Crawley and Brighton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Crawley to Brighton, 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.