Harlow to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    00:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    109 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Harlow to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Harlow to Brighton take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 109 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harlow and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Harlow to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Harlow 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 36 departures.

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

The Harlow to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Harlow around 05:24 and the last train is around 00:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harlow around 05:15, and the last at 00:47.

When to book Harlow 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 Harlow to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harlow and Brighton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Harlow 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

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.

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