It takes an average of 1h 6m to travel from Chichester to Brighton by train, over a distance of around 28 miles (45 km). There are normally 52 trains per day travelling from Chichester to Brighton and tickets for this journey start from £16.30 when you book in advance.
28 miles (45 km)
52 trains per day
Direct trains available
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The train from Chichester to Brighton usually takes around 1h 2m but can take just 47m on the fastest Southern services, with around 42 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.
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The average journey time by train between Chichester and Brighton is 1 hour and 6 minutes, with around 52 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 Chichester to Brighton is 49 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Chichester to Brighton can start from as little as £16.30 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Chichester to Brighton without having to change trains. There are 52 direct trains from Chichester to Brighton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Chichester to Brighton leaves at 03:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Chichester to Brighton leaves at 22:32. 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 Chichester to Brighton cover a distance of around 28 miles (45 km) during the journey.
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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 Chichester to Brighton is right for you.
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