Trains from Glasgow to Brighton

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Glasgow to Brighton train information

Glasgow Brighton train map

Train duration 7h06m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 387 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £39.50
Average train price £91.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Glasgow in Scotland to Brighton in England are run by Virgin Trains, Cross Country, ScotRail.

How long is the train?

On average, the journey takes normally 7h06m by train to cover the 387 miles to go to Brighton from Glasgow. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

We found trains from £39.50 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 Glasgow to Brighton train tickets

from £39.50 MORE 6h59m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.40 MORE 14h35m

Glasgow - Brighton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Brighton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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National Express£46

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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 Glasgow to Brighton

When are the next trains to Brighton?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Glasgow Central
09:40
Brighton
16:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
10:40
Brighton
17:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
11:40
Brighton
18:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
12:40
Brighton
19:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
13:40
Brighton
20:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
14:40
Brighton
21:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
15:40
Brighton
22:02
6h22m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
16:40
Brighton
23:07
6h27m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
17:30
Brighton
00:23
6h53m Virgin Trains
Glasgow Central
18:40
Brighton
03:05
8h25m Virgin Trains

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 12 trains from Glasgow to Brighton are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Glasgow Brighton train is at 07:37 and the last one is at 18:40. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Glasgow - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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60

£41

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£54

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£65

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£41

1

£70

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Brighton will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £41 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £70 for your journey. Thus, you can save 42% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Glasgow to Brighton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£47.50 29/07/2019 18:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Brighton
£92.50 29/07/2019 15:30 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Brighton
£92.50 29/07/2019 16:00 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£94.60 29/07/2019 15:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£101.90 29/07/2019 14:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£103.90 29/07/2019 13:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£110.00 29/07/2019 09:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£119.10 29/07/2019 07:48 Cross Country 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£125.40 29/07/2019 08:40 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Glasgow
Central
Brighton
£130.40 29/07/2019 07:37 Virgin Trains 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Glasgow - Brighton train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Glasgow Brighton train ticket.

  • When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Glasgow to Brighton? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

    C = average price for a Glasgow Brighton ticket (i.e.: £90.17)(1)

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

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£90.17 = 0.98. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 1 trips from Glasgow to Brighton (one way journey).

  • 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 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
Glasgow to Brighton train £90.17 £60.11 £30.06 0.98

(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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