Chester to Brighton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    22:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 41m

Travelling from Chester to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Chester to Brighton take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 323 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Brighton.

Are there direct trains from Chester to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Chester to Brighton 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 37 departures.

How long is the train journey from Chester to Brighton?

The Chester to Brighton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Chester to Brighton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:55 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 23:01.

When to book Chester to Brighton 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 Chester to Brighton by train.

Which train companies operate between Chester and Brighton?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • Virgin Trains

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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