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There are 10 ways to get from France to Brighton by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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

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Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$100 - $277

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Drive, car ferry  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port LD Lines

$42 - $122

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Bus, train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$58 - $87

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Brighton

$228 - $255

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$54 - $207

Fly Nantes to London Gatwick  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$49 - $207

Fly Toulouse to London Gatwick  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to London Gatwick (LGW) TLS - LGW

$49 - $197

Fly Lyon to London Gatwick  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Gatwick (LGW) LYS - LGW

$65 - $264

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$124 - $1,467

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$118 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Brighton is to drive and car ferry which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Brighton is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Brighton via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between France and Brighton is 493 km.

The best way to get from France to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs 85€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from France to Brighton, including transfers.

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France to Brighton train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from France to Brighton is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs 85€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Brighton is 1h behind France. It is currently 2:12 AM in France and 1:12 AM in Brighton.

Map of how to get from France to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 308 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between France and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Brighton via Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 4h 42m. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Paris to Brighton 4 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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France to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40m and costs 10€.

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