There are 4 ways to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove 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 8 min

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

$45 - $67

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station to Brighton, Elm Grove 28|the Regency Route / ...

$25

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 37 min

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

$37 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove 72.5 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Brighton and Hove is 49 miles. The road distance is 72.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, Britton Farm Mall and arriving at Brighton, Elm Grove via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove. However, there are services departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove.
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  • Distance: 48.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Gillingham, England and Brighton and Hove, England?

You can take a train from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove via London Victoria in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station to Brighton, Elm Grove
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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