Trains from Brighton to Exeter

Brighton to Exeter train information

Brighton Exeter train map

Train duration 4h47m
Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 149 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £35.20
Average train price £43.00

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Brighton in England to Exeter in England are provided by Thameslink.

On average, it takes approximately 4h47m by train covering a distance of 149 miles to get to Exeter from Brighton. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

We found tickets from £35.20 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 Exeter train tickets

from £35.20 MORE 4h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £22.00 MORE 6h51m

Brighton - Exeter prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Brighton to Exeter 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 - Exeter: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Brighton to Exeter tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £29 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £66 for your trip. Thus, you will save 57% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 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 Exeter trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 10:12 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
Central
£35.20 23/07/2022 09:42 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 10:42 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 09:12 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
Central
£35.20 23/07/2022 08:12 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
Central
£35.20 23/07/2022 09:12 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
Central
£35.20 23/07/2022 08:42 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 12:42 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 11:12 Thameslink 9 days ago
Brighton
Railway Station
Exeter
St James' Park
£35.20 23/07/2022 12:12 Thameslink 9 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Brighton Exeter train

Discount Brighton - Exeter train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Brighton Exeter 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Brighton to Exeter cost on average £42.47 (1). By dividing £88 by £42.47 (£88/£42.47 = 2.07), it appears that after only 3 one way journeys from Exeter to Brighton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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 Exeter train £42.47 £28.31 £14.16 2.08

(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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