Trains from Brighton to Reading

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Brighton to Reading train information

Brighton Reading train map

Train duration 2h03m
Arrival Reading, England
Departure Brighton, England
Distance 57 Miles
Train operators Southern
Lowest train price from £36.80
Average train price £37.00

All trains between Brighton (South East England) to Reading (South East England) are operated by Southern. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

There are 57 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Brighton to Reading is approximately 2h03m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Reading from Brighton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £36.80 one way.

Best prices for Brighton to Reading train tickets

from £36.80 MORE 2h56m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £55.00 MORE 4h21m

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Best prices for Brighton to Reading trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 17:00 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 17:11 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 07:28 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 17:17 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 07:17 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 17:00 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 13:41 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 07:11 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 17:04 Southern 11 days ago
Brighton
Reading
£36.80 23/02/2019 14:41 Southern 11 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Brighton Reading train

Discount Brighton - Reading train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Brighton Reading 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.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Brighton Reading ticket is £36.80 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £36.80: £88/£36.80 = 2.39. It will take you about 3 trips from Reading to Brighton (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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 Reading train £36.80 £24.53 £12.27 2.4

(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