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Fancy a trip to the beach? Leave the car at home and climb aboard one of our trains from Hastings to Brighton for a well-deserved break. A perfect day out for friends and family, you can enjoy the coastal views and the natural beauty that this seaside city has to offer. Lounge on the beach, splash around in the sea or explore the activities that make Brighton a popular holiday spot.

Ready to book your ticket from Hastings to Brighton today? Take a look at our live departure board below for up-to-date travel information and train times.

Journey information from Hastings to Brighton

  • How long is the average journey duration from Hastings to Brighton? 1 hour 16 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Hastings to Brighton? 1 hour 8 minutes
  • When is the first train from Hastings to Brighton? 05:54
  • When is the last train from Hastings to Brighton? 23:30
  • How many services run for Hastings to Brighton today? 22

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets 

Invite your friends along

Why not make the most of your trip to Brighton and invite your friends and family along? You can save 34% on your train from Hastings to Brighton with GroupSave if you travel on an Off-Peak service and in groups of 3-9 adults.

Are you travelling often?

If you find yourself making this journey to Brighton more than three times a week, then

Avoid rush hour

Travelling outside of the busiest times is a great way to make your journey quieter and less stressful, especially if you’re making the trip with children. If you’re flexible enough to pick up an Off-Peak ticket from Hastings to Brighton, you can take advantage of quieter carriages and smaller commuter queues.

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