Birmingham to Brighton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Brighton by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Brighton take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 220 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Brighton.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Brighton?
Journeys between Birmingham and Brighton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 53 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Brighton?
The Birmingham to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Brighton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:50, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Birmingham to Brighton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Brighton are $21.83.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $37. 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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Brighton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Brighton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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.
Brighton to Birmingham by train