Brighton to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Brighton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
12:584h21
Brighton
17:19Manchester
£681One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:584h21
Brighton
14:19Manchester
£1021One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:305h35
Brighton
18:05Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:094h41
Brighton
13:50Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:305h49
Brighton
14:19Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBrighton to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Avanti West Coast
09:584h21
Brighton
14:19Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:584h21
Brighton
17:19Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:094h41
Brighton
13:50Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:394h40
Brighton
14:19Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:305h35
Brighton
18:05Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Brighton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 21 m

Average

5 h 2 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

328 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Brighton for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:584h21
Brighton
14:19Manchester
£1021One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:584h21
Brighton
17:19Manchester
£681One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:394h40
Brighton
14:19Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:094h41
Brighton
13:50Manchester
£1031One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:115h08
Brighton
14:19Manchester
£1081One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Brighton to Manchester

distanceDistance203 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£88 (€98)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Brighton to Manchester cover the 203 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 56 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £88, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Brighton and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains Brighton to Manchester

Buy your official Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and Thameslink train tickets between Brighton and Manchester from £47 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

    FAQs: Brighton to Manchester train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Brighton to Manchester 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 Brighton to Manchester.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Brighton to Manchester can start from as little as £54 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brighton to Manchester is £88; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time between Brighton and Manchester is on average 3 h 56 min   for the 203 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Brighton to Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Brighton to Manchester leaves at 05: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Brighton to Manchester leaves at 20: 09.
    There are 25 trains a day from Brighton to Manchester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Brighton to Manchester.
    For the best Brighton to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Manchester from Brighton to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 09.

    When departing from Brighton, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Brighton and London Road (Brighton). When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Brighton, which is located around 0.4 miles (584 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Brighton to Manchester by train is February.
    You have options as you can travel between Brighton and Manchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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