Trains from Plymouth to Brighton

Plymouth to Brighton train information

Plymouth Brighton train map

Train duration 6h00m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 179 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £78.10
Average train price £83.00

Which train company can I use?

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Plymouth in England to Brighton in England are provided by Great Western Railway.

How much times does it take?

There are 179 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Plymouth to Brighton is approximately 6h00m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Brighton from Plymouth, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

How much does it costs?

The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 180 days is £78.10 one way.

Best prices for Plymouth to Brighton train tickets

from £78.10 MORE 6h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £21.40 MORE 9h12m

Plymouth - 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.

Plymouth - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Plymouth to Brighton in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £28 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 54% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Plymouth to Brighton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Brighton
£78.10 10/01/2020 08:34 Great Western Railway 4 months ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Brighton
£86.90 10/01/2020 07:33 Great Western Railway 4 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Plymouth Brighton train

Discount Plymouth - Brighton train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Plymouth Brighton 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.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Plymouth Brighton ticket is £82.50 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £82.50: £88/£82.50 = 1.07. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Brighton to Plymouth (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete year.

(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
Plymouth to Brighton train £82.50 £55.00 £27.50 1.07

(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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