There are 3 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Brighton by train or car

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$30 - $49

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$24 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Brighton 55.2 miles

$11 - $18

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Brighton. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Brighton is 49 miles. The road distance is 55.2 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from King's Cross Station to Brighton, including transfers.

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King's Cross Station to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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King's Cross Station to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Brighton is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from King's Cross Station to Brighton.

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

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 48.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Brighton, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from King's Cross Station to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 52 min. Southern also services this route hourly.

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