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

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Average journey time: 4 hours 50 mins

Herne Bay Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 00:50 and arrive at 09:36
Journey time 08:46
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to Ramsgate

  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Westgate-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Margate Rail Station
  • Broadstairs Rail Station
  • Dumpton Park Rail Station
  • Ramsgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to Bromley South

  • Minster Rail Station
  • Sturry Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station
  • Chartham Rail Station
  • Chilham Rail Station
  • Wye Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Charing (Kent) Rail Station
  • Lenham Rail Station
  • Harrietsham Rail Station
  • Hollingbourne Rail Station
  • Bearsted Rail Station
  • Maidstone East Rail Station
  • Barming Rail Station
  • East Malling Rail Station
  • West Malling Rail Station
  • Borough Green & Wrotham Rail Station
  • Otford Rail Station
  • Swanley Rail Station
  • St Mary Cray Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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
  • East Croydon Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to Preston Park

  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Haywards Heath Rail Station
  • Preston Park Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to Brighton

  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Herne Bay Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 07:40 and arrive at 10:37
Journey time 02:57
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • 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
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service between Ealing Broadway / Richmond / Hammersmith / Wimbledon / Kensington (Olympia) and Edgware Road / Aldgate East. Use London Overground services between Richmond and Gunnersbury. A special Hammersmith & City line service operates between Hammersmith and Upminster (via Kings Cross St Pancras). Replacement buses operate.

CIRCLE LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service on the entire line.

Change for Southern to Brighton

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Haywards Heath Rail Station
  • Burgess Hill Rail Station
  • Hassocks Rail Station
  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service between Ealing Broadway / Richmond / Hammersmith / Wimbledon / Kensington (Olympia) and Edgware Road / Aldgate East. Use London Overground services between Richmond and Gunnersbury. A special Hammersmith & City line service operates between Hammersmith and Upminster (via Kings Cross St Pancras). Replacement buses operate.

CIRCLE LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service on the entire line.

Herne Bay Rail Station to Brighton Rail Station

Leave at 08:20 and arrive at 11:07
Journey time 02:47
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • 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
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service between Ealing Broadway / Richmond / Hammersmith / Wimbledon / Kensington (Olympia) and Edgware Road / Aldgate East. Use London Overground services between Richmond and Gunnersbury. A special Hammersmith & City line service operates between Hammersmith and Upminster (via Kings Cross St Pancras). Replacement buses operate.

CIRCLE LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service on the entire line.

Change for Southern to Brighton

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Haywards Heath Rail Station
  • Burgess Hill Rail Station
  • Hassocks Rail Station
  • Brighton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service between Ealing Broadway / Richmond / Hammersmith / Wimbledon / Kensington (Olympia) and Edgware Road / Aldgate East. Use London Overground services between Richmond and Gunnersbury. A special Hammersmith & City line service operates between Hammersmith and Upminster (via Kings Cross St Pancras). Replacement buses operate.

CIRCLE LINE: Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, no service on the entire line.


Return journey: Brighton Rail Station to Herne Bay Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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