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There are 3 ways to get from Maidstone to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$48 - $75

2 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone West station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, St Peter's Church 29 - the Regency Route / ...

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Brighton 65.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Brighton is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Brighton is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West station and arriving at Brighton, St Peter's Church via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Brighton is 42 miles. The road distance is 65.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Maidstone to Brighton, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Brighton bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone West station.

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Maidstone to Brighton train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone East station.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Brighton is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 7 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Brighton via London Victoria in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Brighton via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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, St Peter's Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Maidstone to Brighton bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Brighton, St Peter's Church station.

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Maidstone to Brighton train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Brighton is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Maidstone to Brighton.

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