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Brighton to Salisbury by train

It takes an average of 4h 18m to travel from Brighton to Salisbury by train, over a distance of around 74 miles (120 km). There are normally 100 trains per day traveling from Brighton to Salisbury and tickets for this journey start from $36.58 when you book in advance.

First train

04:18

Last train

23:09

Departure station

Brighton

Arrival station

Salisbury

Journey time

From 2h 26m

Distance

74 miles (120 km)

Frequency

100 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $36.58

Train operators

Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Gatwick Express, Thameslink, Southern

How to travel from Brighton to Salisbury by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Brighton to Salisbury? Look no further.

You'll usually find 100 trains per day running between Brighton and Salisbury, which usually take 4 hours 18 minutes to complete the 120 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 26 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 Salisbury from Brighton, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Brighton to Salisbury if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $36.58. 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.

FAQs for Brighton to Salisbury

Want to know more about your journey from Brighton to Salisbury? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Brighton to Salisbury take?

The average journey time by train between Brighton and Salisbury is 4 hours and 18 minutes, with around 100 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Brighton and Salisbury by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brighton to Salisbury is 2 hours and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Brighton to Salisbury cost?

Train tickets from Brighton to Salisbury can start from as little as $36.58 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.

Is there a direct train from Brighton to Salisbury?

No, there are no direct train services from Brighton to Salisbury. Travelling from Brighton to Salisbury by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Brighton to Salisbury leave?

The first train from Brighton to Salisbury leaves at 04:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brighton to Salisbury leave?

The last train from Brighton to Salisbury leaves at 23:09. 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.

What's the distance between Brighton and Salisbury by train?

Trains travelling from Brighton to Salisbury cover a distance of around 74 miles (120 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salisbury to Brighton.

Cheap train tickets from Brighton to Salisbury

Train tickets from Brighton to Salisbury start at $36.58 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Brighton to Salisbury is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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