Getting around by train

East Sussex is served by several train routes. There are regular services to Brighton, London and Gatwick Airport and along the coast.

Train routes

Stations and the train companies that serve them can be viewed on National Rail's map of London and South East rail services [PDF].

Services in this region are provided by:

with connecting services available from First Capital Connect and Virgin Trains.

Plan a train journey

Visit the journey planner at Transport Direct for national information about bus and train journeys, or the National Rail website for information and advice about planning your journey by train, including fares and service alterations.

You can buy tickets for train travel anywhere in the UK from The Trainline.

Concessionary fares for students

For information about Sussex Student Card – a scheme giving concessionary fares to students aged 16-19 living in East Sussex, West Sussex or Brighton & Hove – see our Connexions 360 website – Sussex student card.

Sussex Community Rail Partnership

The Sussex Community Rail Partnership (CRP) works with local authorities, Southern railway and other organisations to promote the development of a good quality rail service in the county.

Find out more on the Sussex Community Rail Partnership website.