Cambridge to Brighton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cambridge to Brighton by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Brighton take around 2 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Brighton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Brighton?
Journeys between Cambridge and Brighton usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 66 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 78 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Brighton?
The Cambridge to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Brighton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:48 and the last train is around 23:54.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:53, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Cambridge to Brighton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cambridge to Brighton are $55.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $55. 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 Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Brighton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Brighton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- Greater Anglia
- 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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