There are 4 ways to get from Islington to Brighton by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Brighton

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Brighton 53.7 miles

$6 - $17

2 alternative options

Line 38 bus, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Islington Green to Victoria Bus Station 38 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$30 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Islington to Brighton 55.3 miles

$11 - $18

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Farringdon and arriving at Brighton. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

More details

The distance between Islington and Brighton is 49 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Islington to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

More details

The train from Farringdon to Brighton takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

More details

Islington to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Farringdon station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Islington to Brighton is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Islington to Brighton.

Get driving directions

Book your Islington to Brighton train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

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

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Islington and Brighton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Map of how to get from Islington to Brighton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 49.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Islington, England and Brighton, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Islington to Brighton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Rideshare from London to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.