Trains from Cambridge to Brighton

Cambridge to Brighton train information

Cambridge Brighton train map

Train duration 2h49m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 96 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Cambridge in England to Brighton in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Brighton from Cambridge. The average train duration between Cambridge to Brighton is 2h49m to travel the 96 miles.
  • Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Cambridge to Brighton train tickets

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Cambridge - Brighton 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.

Cambridge - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Purchasing your ticket beforehand is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. However, as you may see in the graph above, the price of train tickets Cambridge to Brighton do not tend to change a lot and cost £29.

Best prices for Cambridge to Brighton trains

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

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Discount Cambridge - Brighton train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Cambridge Brighton train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Cambridge to Brighton? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

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

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

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 Cambridge to Brighton (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 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
Cambridge to Brighton 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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