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There are 3 ways to get from Essex to Brighton by train or car

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$43 - $74

2 alternative options

Train Gatwick Express  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$48 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Brighton 98.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Brighton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Brighton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Essex and Brighton is 77 miles. The road distance is 98.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Essex to Brighton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Brighton is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Essex to Brighton.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 76.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Essex, England and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Essex to Brighton via Stratford (London), Stratford station, London Bridge station, and London Bridge in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

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