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

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

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

$47 - $69

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Brighton, North Road East 28|the Regency Route / ...

$19

1 alternative option

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 £11 - £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 £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 10 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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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Maidstone to Brighton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Maidstone West Railway Station and arriving at Brighton, North Road East via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 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 22 min.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 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 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to Brighton via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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, North Road East
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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