Trains from Brighton to Edinburgh

Brighton to Edinburgh train information

Brighton Edinburgh train map

Train duration 6h40m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 376 Miles
Train operators Southern, Gatwick Express, Thameslink
Lowest train price from £51.00
Average train price £91.00

The journey from Brighton, situated in England and Edinburgh, which is in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Southern, Gatwick Express, Thameslink.

There are 376 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Brighton to Edinburgh is normally 6h40m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Edinburgh from Brighton, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £51.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Brighton to Edinburgh train tickets

from £51.00 MORE 6h35m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.00 MORE 15h06m

Brighton - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Brighton to Edinburgh 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.

Train times Brighton to Edinburgh

When are the next trains to Edinburgh?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Brighton
07:12
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
13:20
6h08m Gatwick Express
Brighton
07:42
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
14:13
6h31m Gatwick Express
Brighton
08:12
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
14:21
6h09m Gatwick Express
Brighton
08:42
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
15:16
6h34m Gatwick Express
Brighton
09:18
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
15:19
6h01m Gatwick Express
Brighton
09:48
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
16:15
6h27m Gatwick Express
Brighton
12:18
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
18:22
6h04m Gatwick Express
Brighton
12:48
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
19:13
6h25m Gatwick Express
Brighton
13:18
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
19:19
6h01m Gatwick Express
Brighton
13:48
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
20:14
6h26m Gatwick Express
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 14 trains from Brighton to Edinburgh are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Brighton Edinburgh train departs at 07:12 and the last one departs at 21:48. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Brighton - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£75

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£59

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£65

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£98

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Brighton to Edinburgh tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £59 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £98 for your trip. Thus, you will save 40% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 3 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Brighton to Edinburgh trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£71.50 17/02/2020 13:18 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£97.60 17/02/2020 17:16 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£105.75 17/02/2020 07:42 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£105.75 17/02/2020 08:12 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£105.75 17/02/2020 08:42 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£107.05 17/02/2020 09:48 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£107.05 17/02/2020 12:18 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£107.05 17/02/2020 12:48 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£107.05 17/02/2020 09:18 Gatwick Express 1 day ago
Brighton
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
£107.05 17/02/2020 21:48 Gatwick Express 1 day ago

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Brighton Edinburgh train

Discount Brighton - Edinburgh train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Brighton Edinburgh train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one 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 purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year 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 purchase after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from Brighton to Edinburgh cost on average £90.25 (1). When dividing £88 by £90.25 (£88/£90.25 = 0.98), you can see that after only 1 one way trips from Edinburgh to Brighton, the card will have paid for itself.

  • The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete year.

(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 Edinburgh train £90.25 £60.17 £30.08 0.98

(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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