Margate Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 08 mins

Margate Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 20:04 and arrive at 23:11
Journey time 03:07
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Southeastern to Bromley South

  • Westgate-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Herne Bay Rail Station
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Meopham Rail Station
  • Longfield Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for 119 bus to East Croydon Station

  • St Mark's Church
  • Cameron Road
  • Hayes Road / Hayes Lane
  • Hayes Lane / Norman Park
  • Club Gardens Road
  • Hayes / George Lane
  • Hayes Library
  • Hayes / Station Approach
  • Hayes Station
  • Holland Way
  • Tiepigs Lane
  • Addington Road / Glebe Way
  • Layhams Road
  • Courtfield Rise
  • West Wickham Playing Fields
  • Wickham Court Road
  • High Street / Wickham Court Road
  • Sherwood Way
  • High Street / Manor Road
  • West Wickham and Shirley Baptist Church
  • Bethlem Royal Hospital
  • Langland Gardens
  • Cheston Avenue
  • Shirley Library
  • Shirley Oaks Road
  • Upper Shirley Road
  • Trinity School
  • Birch Tree Way
  • Mapledale Avenue
  • Ashburton Road
  • Sandilands Tram Stop
  • Canning Road
  • Lebanon Road Tram Stop
  • East Croydon Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for Thameslink to Brighton

  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Haywards Heath Rail Station
  • Wivelsfield Rail Station
  • Burgess Hill Rail Station
  • Hassocks Rail Station
  • Preston Park Rail Station
  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Margate Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 20:30 and arrive at 23:45
Journey time 03:15
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Herne Bay Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Thameslink to Brighton

  • Farringdon Rail Station
  • City Thameslink Rail Station
  • London Blackfriars Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Balcombe Rail Station
  • Haywards Heath Rail Station
  • Wivelsfield Rail Station
  • Burgess Hill Rail Station
  • Hassocks Rail Station
  • Preston Park Rail Station
  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Margate Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 20:55 and arrive at 23:57
Journey time 03:02
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Broadstairs Rail Station
  • Ramsgate Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Thameslink to East Croydon

  • Farringdon Rail Station
  • City Thameslink Rail Station
  • London Blackfriars Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station
  • Norwood Junction Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to Brighton

  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Brighton Rail Station to Margate Rail Station


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