The cheapest trains from Bristol to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£85

Average

£124

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 Bristol to Brighton and Hove will cost around £ 124 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 85.

Cheapest
14:30Bristol Temple Meads3h44 18:14Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£851One-way
Cheapest
12:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 15:47Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£851One-way
11:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 14:47Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£2031One-way

Timetable Bristol to Brighton and Hove

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11:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 14:47Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
12:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 15:47Brighton Railway Station
0 changes
14:30Bristol Temple Meads3h44 18:14Brighton Railway Station
0 changes

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16 Oct
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£17National Express
Sun
17 Oct
£85Great Western Railway
£17National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£67Southern
£11National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£66Southern
£11National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£67Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£67Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£67Southern
£21National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Mon
25 Oct
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£18National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£67Southern
£18National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£67Southern
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Thu
28 Oct
£67Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£67Southern
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£67Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£67Great Western Railway
£18National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£67Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£67Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£67Southern
£11National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£67Southern
£11National Express

The fastest trains from Bristol to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 44 m

Average

3 h 46 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

185 km

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

Fastest
14:30Bristol Temple Meads3h44 18:14Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£851One-way
11:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 14:47Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£2031One-way
12:00Bristol Temple Meads3h47 15:47Brighton Railway Station
1 changes
£851One-way

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Train Information from Bristol to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway or Southern

Trains from Bristol to Brighton and Hove cover the 115 miles (185 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 43 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £66, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

 Trains from Brighton to Bristol

The quickest train journey from Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads takes just over three hours. Daily services are available from Great Western Rail and South Western Rail companies, with an average journey distance of 160 miles. Services on this route operate from throughout the day, from very early in the morning until late in the evening across the week and the weekend.

Brighton to Bristol train time: daily departures

With over 20 weekday trains from Brighton to Bristol, travellers will find a timetable service to suit. First daily services depart around 4:00 a.m., with final weekday sleeper trains leaving around 10:00 p.m. and arriving early the next day. Weekend services are regular but more limited.  

How long is the journey by train from Brighton to Bristol?

There are no direct Brighton to Bristol train services available. All journeys require at least one change. The quickest weekday journey time is around three hours 22 minutes, with a change at Fratton, Portsmouth. The longest journey time is over 10 hours for the overnight sleeper train. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Brighton to Bristol?

Departure train station: Brighton to Bristol train services depart from Brighton Station, a large and beautiful 19th century building in the centre of the city, with convenient bus links and plenty of taxi services available. Services include a concourse with food and drinks outlets, shops, toilets, waiting rooms and WiFi.

Arrival train station: trains arrive at Bristol Temple Meads Railway station, a central hub with bus links to the city centre. Travellers can reach the city centre in around 10 minutes by walking from this central station. Services include food and drink outlets, waiting rooms, toilets and a taxi rank.

Which train companies travel from Brighton to Bristol?

Two operators provide Brighton to Bristol train services. These are Great Western Railway and South Western Railway.

Great Western Railway: Brighton to Bristol

The quickest journeys on Great Western Railway take around three hours 16 minutes and require at least one change. Expect commuter trains to operate on all of these GWR routes, which means some trains will be very crowded and journey costs will be impacted accordingly.

South Western Railway: Brighton to Bristol

South Western Railway operate a number of routes to Bristol, including the weekday journey which takes around four hours 12 minutes. Mid-morning to afternoon journeys are the quickest, taking around three hours 20 minutes.  South Western Railway services take longer but are often less-expensive and less-crowded.

Brighton to Bristol trains: services on board

Services on GWR trains include free WiFi, Pullman dining carriages and buffet trolley services, direct to seats. First-class tickets can be reserved for journeys of one hour or more and include recliner seats. Older travellers and travellers with limited mobility can utilise Passenger Assist services to ensure they receive assistance boarding and alighting from trains. Cyclists need to confirm travel by reserving train tickets in advance. Bikes cannot be transported on routes featuring bus connections and bike size limits are in place.

Travellers in wheelchairs cannot access first-class carriages on SWR services to Bristol, so it is vital to contact Assisted Travel prior to bookings. Some mobility scooters can be transported. Bicycles can be transported, although space is limited. First-class travel is available to Bristol Temple Meads, with discounted upgrades regularly available. Trains feature onboard WiFi, catering services, and quiet zones. 

How to find cheap tickets from Brighton to Bristol

Travellers looking for cheaper tickets from Brighton to Bristol are advised to be as flexible with their travel date and times as possible, as the cheapest tickets are usually on the slower services with multiple changes. Booking in advance often provides the best prices for services on this route.

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Trains from Bristol to Brighton and Hove
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Brighton and Hove from Bristol cost?
You can find a cheap train from Bristol to Brighton and Hove for some dates and times for as low as £66  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Brighton and Hove from Bristol?
The Bristol to Brighton and Hove train ticket price is on average £72  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Brighton and Hove from Bristol via train?
The distance between Bristol and Brighton and Hove by train is approximately 115 miles (185 km).
How long is the train journey from Bristol to Brighton and Hove?
While the time it takes to travel 115 miles (185 km) between Bristol and Brighton and Hove can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bristol to Brighton and Hove is on average 3 h 43 min.
What is the departure train station in Bristol and arrival train station in Brighton and Hove?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bristol Temple Meads   to Brighton Railway Station.

Where is the train station in Bristol? Where is the train station in Brighton and Hove?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Brighton Railway Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Brighton and Hove.

What train companies offer a service to Brighton and Hove from Bristol?
For the journey from Bristol to Brighton and Hove you can take a train with Great Western Railway or Southern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Brighton and Hove from Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Bristol and Brighton and Hove a day?
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Brighton and Hove is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bristol to Brighton and Hove?
The first train from Bristol to Brighton and Hove leaves at 07: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Bristol to Brighton and Hove schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I purchase Bristol Brighton and Hove train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Bristol and Brighton and Hove within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £72 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Bristol to Brighton and Hove are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Brighton and Hove
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Brighton and Hove.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30 | Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376