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Stansted Airport to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 22m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    68
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Brighton take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Brighton?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Brighton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 68 departures on the route from Stansted Airport 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 69 departures.

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

The Stansted Airport to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:30 and the last train is around 00:30. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Brighton?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Gatwick Express
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Brighton to Stansted Airport by train

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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.