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  •  1 h 58 min

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

$50 - $79

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 15 min

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

$25

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  3 h 6 min

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

$43 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove 72.5 miles

$15 - $23

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 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove via Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove?

The distance between Gillingham and Brighton and Hove is 78 km. The road distance is 116 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove?

The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove?

The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £11 - £16.

Is there a direct train between Gillingham and Brighton and Hove?

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 1 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between Gillingham and Brighton and Hove?

No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, King Street (Wilko) and arriving at Brighton, Elm Grove via Maidstone Town Centre, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove?

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove, including transfers.