Trains from Brighton to Colchester

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Brighton to Colchester train information

Brighton Colchester train map

Train duration 2h43m
Arrival Colchester, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 86 Miles
Train operators Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express
Lowest train price from £31.60
Average train price £36.00

The trains connecting Brighton (South East England) to Colchester (East of England) are run by Thameslink, Southern, Gatwick Express. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Colchester from Brighton. The average journey time from Brighton to Colchester is 2h43m to cover the 86 miles.

We found tickets from £31.60 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Brighton to Colchester train tickets

from £31.60 MORE 2h43m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.50 MORE 6h08m

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Best prices for Brighton to Colchester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Colchester
£31.60 20/09/2019 12:08 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£31.60 20/09/2019 18:08 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£31.60 20/09/2019 12:38 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£31.60 20/09/2019 13:28 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£31.60 20/09/2019 12:28 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£33.30 20/09/2019 07:37 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£33.30 20/09/2019 08:30 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£33.30 20/09/2019 08:07 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£33.60 20/09/2019 13:08 Thameslink 1 month ago
Brighton
Colchester
£33.60 20/09/2019 17:38 Thameslink 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Brighton - Colchester train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Brighton Colchester train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the 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.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few 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 railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Brighton to Colchester cost on average £35.38 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £35.38 (£88/£35.38 = 2.49), it turns out that after only 3 one way trips from Colchester to Brighton, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 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 Colchester train £35.38 £23.59 £11.79 2.49

(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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