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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Gatwick Express  •  2 h 13 min

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

$47 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 2 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, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...

$24 - $26

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 47 min

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

$38 - $57

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Brighton to Rainham, including transfers.

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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 (C of E Church) via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 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 13 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 13 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 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Rainham via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 4 h 2 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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