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£34Thameslink
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3 Oct
£34Southern
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Train Information from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove cover the 95 miles (153 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.

Trains from Cambridge to Brighton

Trains from Cambridge to Brighton are provided by ThamesLink, Southern Rail, Great Northern, and Abellio Greater Anglia. All services have at least two changes, and some may have three. Most journeys last around two and a half - three and a half hours, but late night services may take up to 6 hours. Trains start early in the morning, with the first service departing after 5:00 a.m., and continue throughout the day and evening. The last service leaves after 11:00 p.m. Trains from Cambridge to Brighton depart from Cambridge Train Station on Station Plac, close to the Botanic Garden. They arrive at Brighton Station on Terminus Road, 5 minutes' walk from the beach.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove for the next 7 days starting from £34  one way.
How much does the train from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cambridge to Brighton and Hove train price to come in at an average of £42  one way.
What is the distance by train from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?
You should expect to travel around 95 miles (153 km)  between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove by train.
How many hours does it take from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove by train?
The Cambridge to Brighton and Hove train duration is on average 2 h 23 min, which is to be expected when travelling 95 miles (153 km) from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove do I depart from? Which Brighton and Hove train station from Cambridge do I arrive in?

When departing from Cambridge, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. When arriving in Brighton and Hove, you can end your journey in train stations like Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).

Omio customers book a train from Cambridge   to Brighton Railway Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Cambridge train station to Brighton and Hove? Where is the Brighton and Hove train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cambridge 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.

Which train companies can get me from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove?
Take the Cambridge to Brighton and Hove train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Cambridge and Brighton and Hove a day?
The average number of trains departing Cambridge for Brighton and Hove is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cambridge at 07: 24. The last train leaves from Cambridge at 08: 24. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Cambridge to Brighton and Hove train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cambridge to Brighton and Hove is on average £42 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Brighton and Hove from Cambridge available a few months in advance.