Trains from Reading to Brighton

Reading to Brighton train information

Reading Brighton train map

Train duration 2h16m
Arrival Brighton, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 56 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £26.20
Average train price £38.00
  • The trip between Reading, located in England and Brighton, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Great Western Railway.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Brighton from Reading. The average journey time from Reading to Brighton is 2h16m to cover the 56 miles.
  • The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £26.20 one way.

Best prices for Reading to Brighton train tickets

from £26.20 MORE 2h16m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £38.00 MORE 4h26m

Reading - Brighton prices calendar

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Train times Reading to Brighton

When are the next trains to Brighton?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Reading
07:24
Brighton
09:37
2h13m Great Western Railway
Reading
07:34
Brighton
09:49
2h15m Great Western Railway
Reading
07:35
Brighton
10:02
2h27m Great Western Railway
Reading
07:48
Brighton
10:07
2h19m Great Western Railway
Reading
12:10
Brighton
14:32
2h22m Great Western Railway
Reading
12:32
Brighton
14:37
2h05m Great Western Railway
Reading
12:35
Brighton
15:02
2h27m Great Western Railway
Reading
12:49
Brighton
15:07
2h18m Great Western Railway
Reading
13:11
Brighton
15:32
2h21m Great Western Railway
Reading
13:32
Brighton
15:37
2h05m Great Western Railway
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Reading - Brighton: the best time to book cheap trains

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£35

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£34

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£36

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Getting your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Reading to Brighton tend to remain approximately the same and cost £34.

Best prices for Reading to Brighton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Reading
Brighton
£26.20 25/10/2019 18:31 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£28.00 25/10/2019 12:32 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£28.00 25/10/2019 17:32 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£28.00 25/10/2019 13:32 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£32.10 25/10/2019 12:35 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£32.10 25/10/2019 13:11 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£32.10 25/10/2019 12:10 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£32.20 25/10/2019 07:50 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£33.40 25/10/2019 07:34 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Reading
Brighton
£34.00 25/10/2019 07:09 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Reading - Brighton train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Reading Brighton train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Reading Brighton ticket is £37.54 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £37.54: £88/£37.54 = 2.34. It will take you approximately 3 trips from Brighton to Reading (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for an entire 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
Reading to Brighton train £37.54 £25.03 £12.51 2.35

(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