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There are 4 ways to get from Brighton to Rainham by train, bus or car

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Train Gatwick Express  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)

$48 - $74

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)

$40 - $58

2 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 29 - the Regency Route / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon 7 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Rainham 73.3 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Rainham is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Rainham is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Brighton, St Peter's Church and arriving at Rainham, The Green Lion via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, Pudding Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Rainham (Kent) via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Rainham is 49 miles. The road distance is 73.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Rainham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Brighton to Rainham, including transfers.

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Brighton to Rainham bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, depart from Brighton, St Peter's Church station.

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

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The best way to get from Brighton to Rainham is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Rainham.
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  • Distance: 49.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Rainham, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Brighton to Rainham via London Victoria in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Rainham via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone, The Cannon, and Maidstone, Pudding Lane in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Brighton to Rainham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, The Cannon station.

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Brighton to Rainham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rainham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Rainham is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Brighton to Rainham.

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