Trains from Brighton to Dover

Brighton to Dover train information

Brighton Dover train map

Train duration 3h01m
Arrival Dover, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 66 Miles

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Brighton in England to Dover in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

On average, the journey takes normally 3h01m by train to cover the 66 miles to go to Dover from Brighton. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Brighton to Dover train tickets

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Brighton - Dover prices calendar

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

Brighton - Dover: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Brighton to Dover in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £21 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 50% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Brighton to Dover trains

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

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The easiest way to pay less on your Brighton Dover 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.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Brighton to Dover? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Brighton Dover ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Brighton to Dover (one way journey).

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 adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Brighton to Dover 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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