Edinburgh to Brighton train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Brighton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
11:006h37
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
11:056h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
3 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
10:306h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
2 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
London North Eastern Railway
10:306h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:37Brighton station (BTN)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:006h37
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
2 changes
Cross Country
11:056h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
3 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Brighton

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 7 m

Average

6 h 25 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

605 km

To travel from Edinburgh to Brighton you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
10:306h07
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
11:056h32
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
3 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:006h37
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
£1191One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Brighton

distanceDistance374 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£108 (€120)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Edinburgh to Brighton cover the 374 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £61, but the average price of train tickets is £108. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Brighton.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Brighton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Brighton 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 Edinburgh to Brighton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Brighton can start from as little as £61 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Brighton is £108; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh to Brighton is 5 h 57 min   to travel the 374 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Brighton leaves at 06: 26. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Brighton leaves at 19: 36.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Brighton which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Brighton train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Edinburgh and Brighton to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Edinburgh to Brighton with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your route in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton, located 0.4 miles (584 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Brighton is December.
You have options as you can travel to Brighton from Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Brighton

Edinburgh
Brighton
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Brighton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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