It takes an average of 6h 6m to travel from Birmingham to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 137 miles (220 km). There are normally 26 trains per day traveling from Birmingham to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from $46.37 when you book in advance.
From 3h 15m
137 miles (220 km)
26 trains per day
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You'll usually find 26 trains per day running between Birmingham and Brighton, which usually take 6 hours 6 minutes to complete the 220 km journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 15 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Brighton from Birmingham, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.
You can save money on train tickets from Birmingham to Brighton if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $46.37. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
The average journey time by train between Birmingham and Brighton is 6 hours and 6 minutes, with around 26 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham to Brighton is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Train tickets from Birmingham to Brighton can start from as little as $46.37 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Birmingham to Brighton. Travelling from Birmingham to Brighton by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Birmingham to Brighton leaves at 04:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Birmingham to Brighton leaves at 22:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Birmingham to Brighton cover a distance of around 137 miles (220 km) during the journey.
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