Gillingham to Brighton by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 5m
  • Distance
    79 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gillingham to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Gillingham to Brighton take around 2 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gillingham and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Gillingham to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Gillingham 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 40 departures.

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

The Gillingham to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Gillingham around 04:00 and the last train is around 22:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gillingham around 05:33, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Gillingham 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 Gillingham to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gillingham and Brighton?

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