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Duration 3h 5m
Distance 91.1 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brighton and Canterbury East takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 42m. There is a train service every few hours from Brighton to Canterbury East. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Brighton
  2. London Victoria
  3. Canterbury East
2h 57m
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£43 - £91

Brighton to Canterbury East train times

Trains run hourly between Brighton and Canterbury East. The earliest departure is at 19:39 in the evening, and the last departure from Brighton is at 23:13 which arrives into Canterbury East at 07:00. All services require a transfer at London Victoria and take an average of 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Canterbury East via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Brighton and Canterbury East is 62 miles. The road distance is 91.1 miles.

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Brighton to Canterbury East train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Canterbury East train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury East station.

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There are 923+ hotels available in Canterbury East. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from Brighton to Canterbury East via London Victoria in around 2h 57m.
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