Brighton to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Brighton to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Brighton to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 220 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Birmingham?
Journeys between Brighton and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 77 departures on the route from Brighton to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 83 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Birmingham?
The Brighton to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brighton to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 05:23 and the last train is around 00:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 04:12, and the last at 00:10.
What's the Brighton to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brighton to Birmingham are $14.38.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $35. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Brighton to Birmingham train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brighton to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Birmingham to Brighton by train