Brighton to Cardiff by train
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Travelling from Brighton to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Brighton to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Cardiff?
Journeys between Brighton and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 78 departures on the route from Brighton to Cardiff 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 75 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Cardiff?
The Brighton to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brighton to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 06:01, and the last at 23:42.
What's the Brighton to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brighton to Cardiff are $29.11.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $69. 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 Brighton to Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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