Poole to Brighton by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m
  • Distance
    130 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Poole to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Poole to Brighton take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 130 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poole and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Poole to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Poole 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 33 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Poole to Brighton?

The Poole to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Poole to Brighton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Poole around 04:57 and the last train is around 20:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poole around 05:28, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Poole 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 Poole to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poole and Brighton?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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 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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