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Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton by train

It takes an average of 4h 32m to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 114 miles (184 km). There are normally 116 trains per day travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from £24 when you book in advance.

First train

03:53

Last train

23:45

Departure station

Bristol Temple Meads

Arrival station

Brighton

Journey time

From 3h 18m

Distance

114 miles (184 km)

Frequency

116 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £24

Train operators

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

About the train journey from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton

Planning a sunny day out and want to know more about the journey from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton by train, look no further!

The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton usually takes around 3h 33m but can take just 3h 30m on the fastest Great Western Railway services, with around 1 trains running on this popular route per day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Whether you’re heading for a day out at Brighton beach or shopping in The Lanes, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to book trains to Brighton and search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or use a Railcard.

Keen to book your train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton? No need to wait, start a search with us today! Want to learn a bit more about the journey first? Find ticket options, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs below including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton? 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 Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton take?

The average journey time by train between Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton is 4 hours and 32 minutes, with around 116 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 Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton cost?

Train ticket prices from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton can start from as little as £24 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton?

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

What time does the first train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton leave?

The first train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton leaves at 03:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton leave?

The last train from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton leaves at 23:45. 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 Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton by train?

Trains travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton cover a distance of around 114 miles (184 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton

Train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton start at £24 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

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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 Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton 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.

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

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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