COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 4h 4m
Distance 94 miles
Average price £51
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and West Sussex takes 4h 4m and the fastest train takes 2h 29m. The train service runs several times per day from Essex to West Sussex. 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. White Notley
  2. London Victoria
  3. West Sussex
3h 27m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£33 - £69

Essex to West Sussex train times

Trains run four times a day between Essex and West Sussex. The earliest departure is at 19:08 in the evening, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into West Sussex at 08:47. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Essex to West Sussex? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Essex to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Billingshurst via Liverpool Street station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

More details

The distance between Essex and West Sussex is 72 miles. The road distance is 94 miles.

Get driving directions

Essex to West Sussex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

More details

Essex to West Sussex train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Billingshurst station.

More details

There are 441+ hotels available in West Sussex. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps