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There are 4 ways to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove by train, bus or car

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Train Gatwick Express  •  2 h

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

$47 - $72

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 38 min

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

$39 - $70

2 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 5 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, War Memorial to Brighton, Lewes Road Bus Garage 29 - the Regency Route / ...

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove 72.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to drive which costs £11 - £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 £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove. However, there are services departing from Gillingham, King Street and arriving at Brighton, Lewes Road Bus Garage via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 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.

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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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The best way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £35 - £60.

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

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Gillingham to Brighton and Hove bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade station.

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Gillingham to Brighton and Hove train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Gillingham (Kent) station.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is to train which takes 2 h and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 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

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove via Maidstone, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 4 h 5 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 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$23 - $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 15 minutes
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, War Memorial to Brighton, Lewes Road Bus Garage
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Gillingham to Brighton and Hove bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Brighton, Lewes Road Bus Garage station.

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Gillingham to Brighton and Hove train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gillingham to Brighton and Hove is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Gillingham to Brighton and Hove.

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