Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£49

Average

£59

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.

Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h13 12:59Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£491One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h07 10:57Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h07 11:57Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£631One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h32 12:27Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£671One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 June
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h07 10:57Brighton and Hove
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Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h07 11:57Brighton and Hove
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Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h32 12:27Brighton and Hove
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h13 12:59Brighton and Hove
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

3 h 14 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

220 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Birmingham for Brighton and Hove every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h07 11:57Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£631One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h07 10:57Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:46Birmingham3h13 12:59Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£491One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h32 12:27Brighton and Hove
0 changes
£671One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance136 miles (220 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Thameslink

Trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove cover the 136 miles (220 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £50.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways and Thameslink trains Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Find the best trains between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways and Thameslink from £50. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Chiltern Railways
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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 from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Brighton and Hove train with Chiltern Railways. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham, Omio shows you Chiltern Railways current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Brighton and Hove trip. You can expect to travel around 136 miles (220 km) from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove on a train with Chiltern Railways. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Chiltern Railways tickets to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham starting as low as £64 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Chiltern Railways!

  • Average Price: £64

Are you making plans to travel to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham? Why not take a train with Thameslink? Omio can show you current Thameslink train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Birmingham to Brighton and Hove trains all in one place. On the Thameslink train, you can expect to travel 136 miles (220 km) to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove, you can quickly see if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thameslink train between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Thameslink from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 33 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 25 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove

Travel by train to Brighton and Hove easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Brighton and Hove from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £50  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train to cost on average £60  one way.
The Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train distance is approximately 136 miles (220 km).
On average the Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train time is 3 h 7 min  covering the 136 miles (220 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When taking a train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove, you can count on Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Brighton and Hove. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Brighton and Hove and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
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.
You can take the first train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove at 04: 50   or take the last train from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove leaving at 22: 00. Look for the latest Birmingham Brighton and Hove train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you purchase Birmingham to Brighton and Hove train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £60. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Birmingham to Brighton and Hove. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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