Trains from Brighton to Bournemouth

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Brighton to Bournemouth train information

Brighton Bournemouth train map

Train duration 2h54m
Arrival Bournemouth, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 76 Miles
Train operators Southern, Great Western Railway, Thameslink
Lowest train price from £22.20
Average train price £30.00

The journey from Brighton, situated in England and Bournemouth, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Southern, Great Western Railway, Thameslink.

On average, the journey takes around 2h54m by train because of the 76 miles to travel to Bournemouth from Brighton. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 30 days is £22.20. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Brighton to Bournemouth train tickets

from £22.20 MORE 2h54m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.50 MORE 5h25m

Brighton - Bournemouth prices calendar

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

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Brighton - Bournemouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the past 6 months in order to find the best time to get your train tickets Brighton to Bournemouth. The results illustrate that buying your train from Brighton to Bournemouth in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £22 when purchasing your ticket on the day you're travelling whereas you will need to spend at least £32 if you purchase your seat 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is on the day you're travelling as it is 33% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Brighton to Bournemouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 18:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 19:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 17:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 15:47 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 12:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 15:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 17:46 Great Western Railway 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 21:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 13:00 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Bournemouth
£22.20 16/06/2019 16:00 Southern 11 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Brighton - Bournemouth train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Brighton Bournemouth train ticket.

  • 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 Brighton Bournemouth ticket is £29.47 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £29.47: £88/£29.47 = 2.99. It will take you about 3 trips from Bournemouth to Brighton (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Brighton to Bournemouth train £29.47 £19.64 £9.82 2.99

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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