Leicester to Brighton by train
Travelling from Leicester to Brighton by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Brighton take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Brighton.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Brighton?
Journeys between Leicester and Brighton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 93 departures on the route from Leicester to Brighton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Brighton?
The Leicester to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Brighton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:45 and the last train is around 21:58.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:45, and the last at 21:54.
What's the Leicester to Brighton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Brighton are $38.29.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $48 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $43. 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 Leicester 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 Leicester to Brighton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Brighton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Brighton to Leicester by train