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Gatwick Airport to Brighton Train Tickets

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E-TICKET
Gatwick Airport

Brighton
E-TICKET
Gatwick Airport

Brighton
One Way
Roundtrip
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Traveling from Gatwick Airport to Brighton by train is an easy task whether you board with Gatwick Express, Thameslink or Southern. Capable of reaching speeds of up to 177km/h, these high-performance commuters are designed for smooth, efficient travel by rail. You’ll enjoy ticket flexibility, frequent daily departure times, plus all the basic comforts of First or Standard Class travel. With over 100 non-stop departures each day leaving every 15 minutes or so, you’ll be in Brighton before you know it!

Your journey by train brings you to the sunny and inviting town of Brighton, located on England’s southern coast. With its colorful, pebble-filled beach spanning nearly 9 kilometers along the English Channel, Brighton is a great spot for families in search of some seaside fun. Be sure to stop by the Palace Pier, where you’ll find enough arcade games, amusement rides and restaurants to keep the clan entertained for hours! Other city attractions include the Brighton Toy and Model Museum, the Royal Pavilion and the historic Volk’s Electric Railway.

Purchase your ‘Ticket on Departure’ to travel from Gatwick Airport to Brighton by train right here. Shortly after, you’ll receive your order confirmation along with a ticket collection reference number by email. Use this number to retrieve your actual ticket from a ticket collection machine in the airport train terminal.

Journey Details

Frequency

Trains depart approximately every 5-15 minutes, with an average of 107 non-stop departures daily

Travel time

23 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Gatwick Airport and Brighton

Train features

Gatwick Express, Thameslink and Southern passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 177km/h
Ticket Fares

When booking your Gatwick Airport to Brighton train ticket, the following fare options may be available:

Ticket on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket on Departure - Advance

These tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train. Seat reservations are included.

Ticket ONLY on Departure - Anytime

These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are not included.

Ticket ONLY on Departure - Super Off-Peak

Tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Super Off-Peak tickets may be more restrictive. Seat reservations are not included.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.

First Class

First class coaches have a quieter atmosphere, and come equipped with larger seats offering superior comfort and plenty of legroom.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save on the adult ticket price. Children under 5 years of age travel for free.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Non-smoking coaches
  • Quality, comfortable seats with large panoramic windows
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage
  • Travel assistance for passengers with special needs
  • WiFi access (available on select train lines)
  • Power outlets (available on most trains)
Additional Details

Seat reservations

  • When booking a ‘Ticket on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation will be included in most cases. Exceptions include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations and when the number of allocated reservable seats is filled. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.
  • When booking a ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation is not included.

Ticket Purchase Conditions and Delivery

Tickets for travel from Gatwick Airport to Brighton by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the train station before boarding.

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