Trains from Birmingham to Brighton

Birmingham to Brighton train information

Birmingham Brighton train map

Train duration 3h07m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 137 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Birmingham, situated in England and Brighton, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How long is the train?

There are 137 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Birmingham to Brighton is approximately 3h07m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Brighton from Birmingham, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

How much does it costs?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Birmingham to Brighton train tickets

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from £16.90 MORE 6h27m

Birmingham - Brighton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Brighton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Brighton in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £18 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 61% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Birmingham to Brighton trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Brighton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Brighton to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Brighton train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Birmingham Brighton train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Birmingham Brighton ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Brighton to Birmingham (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Brighton train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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