Trains from Portsmouth to Brighton

Portsmouth to Brighton train information

Portsmouth Brighton train map

Train duration 1h27m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Portsmouth, England
Distance 42 Miles
  • There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Portsmouth in England to Brighton in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Brighton from Portsmouth. The average travel duration between Portsmouth to Brighton is 1h27m to travel the 42 miles.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to look at the latest available offers.

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Portsmouth - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to buy your train tickets Portsmouth to Brighton. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Portsmouth to Brighton in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £15 when purchasing your ticket on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £16 if you book your seat 15 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is on the day you're travelling as it is 1% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Portsmouth to Brighton trains

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

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Discount Portsmouth - Brighton train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Portsmouth 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

    As an example, train tickets from Portsmouth to Brighton cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Brighton to Portsmouth, 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 rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(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
Portsmouth 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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