Trains from Brighton to Portsmouth

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Brighton to Portsmouth train information

Brighton Portsmouth train map

Train duration 1h22m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 42 Miles
Train operators Southern, Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £16.50
Average train price £17.00

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Brighton in England to Portsmouth in England are operated by Southern, Great Western Railway.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Portsmouth from Brighton. The average journey duration between Brighton to Portsmouth is 1h22m to travel the 42 miles.

We found trains from £16.50 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Brighton to Portsmouth train tickets

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Other modes of transport available
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Brighton - Portsmouth 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.

Train times Brighton to Portsmouth

When are the next trains to Portsmouth?

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, 18 trains from Brighton to Portsmouth are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Brighton Portsmouth train departs at 07:02 and the last one departs at 19:02. 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 - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Purchasing your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Brighton to Portsmouth tend to remain approximately the same and cost £16.

Best prices for Brighton to Portsmouth trains

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

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Discount Brighton - Portsmouth train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Brighton Portsmouth 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.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

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

    As an example, train tickets from Brighton to Portsmouth cost on average £16.60 (1). When dividing £88 by £16.60 (£88/£16.60 = 5.3), you can see that after only 6 one way journeys from Portsmouth to Brighton, the railcard 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 train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail 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 Portsmouth train £16.60 £11.07 £5.53 5.31

(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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