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.
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It's difficult to get from Bristol to Brighton and Hove without changing at least once.
|Distance||115 miles (185 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||£72 (€82)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Great 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two operators provide Brighton to Bristol train services. These are Great Western Railway and South Western Railway.
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 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.
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.
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bristol Temple Meads to Brighton Railway Station.
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.
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