The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£62

Average

£66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove will cost around £ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 62.

Cheapest
23:30Birmingham Snow Hill9h47 09:17Brighton Railway Station
2 changes
£621One-way
10:10Birmingham New Street3h17 13:27Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
08:10Birmingham New Street3h17 11:27Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
11:10Birmingham New Street3h17 14:27Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
11:50Birmingham New Street3h07 14:57Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 22 Oct
08:10Birmingham New Street3h17 11:27Brighton Railway Station
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08:30Birmingham New Street3h17 11:47Brighton Railway Station
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08:50Birmingham New Street3h07 11:57Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
09:10Birmingham New Street3h17 12:27Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
09:50Birmingham New Street3h07 12:57Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
10:10Birmingham New Street3h17 13:27Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
10:50Birmingham New Street3h07 13:57Brighton Railway Station
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11:10Birmingham New Street3h17 14:27Brighton Railway Station
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11:50Birmingham New Street3h07 14:57Brighton Railway Station
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22:10Birmingham New Street4h18 02:28Brighton Railway Station
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23:10Birmingham New Street6h28 05:38Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
23:30Birmingham Snow Hill9h47 09:17Brighton Railway Station
0 changes

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Fri
22 Oct
£66Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
Sat
23 Oct
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£22National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£41Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£50Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£59Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£66Thameslink
£21National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£61Chiltern Railways
£19National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£51Avanti West Coast
£10National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£66Thameslink
£12National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£62Chiltern Railways
£12National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£44Avanti West Coast
£10National Express

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

4 h 7 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

220 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:50Birmingham New Street3h07 14:57Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
Fastest
10:50Birmingham New Street3h07 13:57Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
Fastest
09:50Birmingham New Street3h07 12:57Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
Fastest
08:50Birmingham New Street3h07 11:57Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way
10:10Birmingham New Street3h17 13:27Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£661One-way

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Train Information between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance136 miles (220 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove cover the 136 miles (220 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

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Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

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    Chiltern Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Birmingham to Brighton: Journey Details

    Although there are no direct rail services between the cities of Birmingham and Brighton, there are still a number of indirect options to choose from. For the first leg of the journey, it is necessary to take a train to London Euston. Services to London Euston are operated by Virgin Trains and depart on a frequent basis, up to four times per hour during peak periods. A change at London Euston is then required, taking the tube to London Victoria. From Victoria, trains operated by Southern depart for Brighton approximately four times per hour. The total journey time from Birmingham is just over three hours.

    Taking the Train from Birmingham

    As it is necessary to change at London Euston, the main train station for departures towards Brighton is Birmingham New Street. Located directly in the centre of the city, Birmingham New Street is easily accessible by public transport. There are a number of local bus services which stop by the station, with the nearest stops located in Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street. Taxis are allowed to drop off passengers at the Hill Street entrance to the station. The Midland Metro station at Snow Hill is an approximately five-minute walk from Birmingham New Street.

    Getting into Brighton by Train

    Brighton is one of England's most famous and liveliest seaside resorts. Contrasting historic treasures such as the Royal Pavilion with a vibrant nightlife scene, the city appeals to a wide variety of age groups. Trains from Birmingham to Brighton terminate at the city's main station, Brighton (East Sussex). Operated by Southern, the station is located in Queens Road. A bus terminus is situated directly opposite the train station, as is a major taxi rank.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove for the next 7 days starting from £41  one way.
    What is the average cost of a train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove?
    If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train prices are on average £62  one way.
    What is the distance from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove by train?
    You should expect to travel around 136 miles (220 km)  to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham by train.
    How long is the train journey to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham?
    The Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train duration is on average 3 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 136 miles (220 km) from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What station does the Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train leave from? Which Brighton and Hove train station do I come into from Birmingham?

    When taking a train from Birmingham, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When you arrive in Brighton and Hove, your train can arrive in train stations including Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Brighton Railway Station.

    Where is the train station in Birmingham to go to Brighton and Hove? Where is the train station in Brighton and Hove located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham.

    The most popular arrival train station, Brighton Railway Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Brighton and Hove.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove?
    For the trip from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains are there from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove a day?
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Brighton and Hove is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove leaves at 07: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham for the best deals?
    You can find a train between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove to cost on average £62 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Brighton and Hove
    Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Brighton and Hove.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
    Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70