Brighton to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:15
  • Last train
    00:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m

Travelling from Brighton to York by train

The fastest trains from Brighton to York take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 354 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and York.

Journeys between Brighton and York usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Brighton to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:15 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:23, and the last at 00:10.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Brighton to York 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 York by train.

Which trains operate between Brighton and York?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Brighton to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Gatwick Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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