There are 10 ways to get from France to Brighton by train, car ferry, car, 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  •  4 h 41 min

  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, carferry  •  5 h 27 min

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

$42 - $122

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Train, carferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite Ic
  2. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Dieppe
  3. Take the carferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port

$64 - $158

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 53 min

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

$230 - $258

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick  •  4 h 21 min

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

$56 - $207

Fly Nantes to London Gatwick  •  4 h 12 min

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

$51 - $207

Fly Toulouse to London Gatwick  •  4 h 44 min

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

$51 - $197

Fly Lyon to London Gatwick  •  4 h 48 min

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

$67 - $264

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$126 - $1,452

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 38 min

  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

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 4 h 41 min.

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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 4 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min 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 4 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min.

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

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Brighton is 1 h behind France. It is currently 10:47 PM in France and 9:47 PM in Brighton.

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

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

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Map of how to get from France to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 308 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Paris to Brighton 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Toulouse to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
3 h
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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More Questions & Answers

There are 669+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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

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