Trains from Brighton to Chelmsford

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Brighton to Chelmsford train information

Brighton Chelmsford train map

Train duration 2h23m
Arrival Chelmsford, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 68 Miles
Train operators Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink
Lowest train price from £27.70
Average train price £37.00
  • The trains connecting Brighton (South East England) to Chelmsford (East of England) are run by Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Chelmsford from Brighton. The average train duration between Brighton to Chelmsford is 2h23m to travel the 68 miles.
  • We found trains from £27.70 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Brighton to Chelmsford train tickets

from £27.70 MORE 2h23m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.90 MORE 6h13m

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Best prices for Brighton to Chelmsford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Chelmsford
£27.70 12/09/2019 17:33 Southern 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£31.20 12/09/2019 17:03 Southern 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 12:08 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 08:00 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 17:08 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 07:37 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 08:07 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 16:58 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 12:58 Thameslink 6 days ago
Brighton
Chelmsford
£37.10 12/09/2019 12:28 Thameslink 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Brighton - Chelmsford train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Brighton Chelmsford train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Brighton to Chelmsford cost on average £36.59 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £36.59 (£88/£36.59 = 2.41), it turns out that after only 3 one way journeys from Chelmsford to Brighton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of 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 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 Chelmsford train £36.59 £24.39 £12.20 2.41

(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