|Distance||87 miles (141 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||£51 (€58)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
Trains from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove cover the 87 miles (141 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Travellers can't go wrong with a train journey from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. Train trips on this route are enjoyable and fast, with the shortest journey lasting around 2 hours 30 minutes. There are up to 31 trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton daily. Trains leave Milton-Keynes every hour.
Under normal circumstances, passengers can take between 25 and 31 trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton daily. The earliest train leaves Milton-Keynes central station at around 6:00 a.m., and the last departs just after 11:00 p.m. The route's operators do not offer sleeper services.
The train from Milton-Keynes to Brighton covers around 88 miles, taking an average of 2 hours 43 minutes. The services are connecting trips, meaning travellers will have to change trains en route. Trains may take longer to reach the arrival station on public holidays and weekends.
Departure train station: The departure station for trains between Milton-Keynes and Brighton is Milton-Keynes central station. Located in the heart of Milton-Keynes' business district, the station can be accessed by train and bus. Passenger facilities include public toilets, restaurants, vending machines, baby-changing rooms, ATMs, car parking, and bicycle stands.
Arrival train station: Trains coming into Brighton stop at Brighton station, which is a 5-minute walk from the city centre. Passengers can get to the station using a train, bus, or taxi. Station facilities include a passenger lounge, bicycle stands, free WiFi, cash points, seating areas, toilets, and refreshment stands.
Thameslink, Southern Rail, and West Midlands Rail (WMR) all run trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. Southern Rail and Thameslink offer the lowest prices on this route, although Southern operates faster trains. WMR has a limited fleet servicing this line, and only runs a few times per week. None of the train services are direct trips, meaning passengers will have to change trains at some point.
Thameslink is part of Govia Thameslink Railway, the UK's largest train operating company. It provides train services across different routes in the UK, such as the one between Milton-Keynes and Brighton. Passengers can choose from up to 16 Thameslink trains heading to Brighton daily. Thameslink offers some of the lowest-priced trains on this route, making it attractive for the budget-conscious traveller.
Southern Rail operates trains for travellers all over southeast England. It also provides indirect trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. The quickest connections on the Milton Keynes-Brighton route are by Southern Rail, with its fastest trains completing the journey in 2 hours 24 minutes. On an average day, Southern Rail runs up to 11 times.
WMR serves most of the cities in the Midlands region. It has fewer trains covering the Milton Keynes-Brighton line, offering just a few services per week. The WMR services to Brighton are all indirect.
Thameslink offers separate first- and standard-class seating on most of its trains. Passengers can bring up to two large suitcases and a small item of hand luggage. Folding bikes can be carried, but non-folding bikes may not be allowed, especially during peak hours. People with disabilities can bring mobility scooters or wheelchairs, but they must not exceed 300 kg (user weight included). Passengers can travel with up to two pets on the journey, but these animals must not take up seats and have to be on a lead or in a cage.
Southern Rail allows passengers to bring up to three items of luggage, but one must be a piece of small hand luggage. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a lead or in a carrier. Travellers may only bring bikes on journeys during off-peak hours; only folding bikes are allowed on trains during peak hours.
WMR has first-class and standard coaches. The company provides priority seating for seniors, passengers with disabilities, and parents carrying a child. It also allows wheelchairs and mobility scooters onboard standard coaches, but they cannot exceed 300 kg. Passengers can travel with folding bikes on all WMR trains, but space may be limited for full-size bikes.
To get cheap trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton, passengers should be flexible with their plans. Travellers can get low-cost trains in off-peak hours when passenger volume is low. Operators also offer discounts for travellers who buy tickets in advance. Omio helps travellers get the cheapest tickets for trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton.
When departing from Milton Keynes, you have various train station options to start your route from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton. When arriving in Brighton and Hove, you can end your trip in train stations like Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton).
Omio customers book a train from Milton Keynes Central to Brighton Railway Station most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Milton Keynes Central, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Milton Keynes.
The most popular arrival train station, Brighton Railway Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Brighton and Hove.
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