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Train Information to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern

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.

Trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton

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.

Milton-Keynes to Brighton train times: Daily departures

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.

How long is the journey by train from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

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.

What are the arrival and departure stations for trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

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.

Which train companies travel from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

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 Milton-Keynes to Brighton

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 Milton-Keynes to Brighton

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.

West Midlands Rail Milton-Keynes to Brighton

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.

Milton-Keynes to Brighton trains: Services on board

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. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Milton-Keynes to Brighton

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove cost?
You can find a cheap train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove for some dates and times for as low as £44  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train price to come in at an average of £51  one way.
How many miles is it from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove by train?
You should expect to travel around 87 miles (141 km)  between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove by train.
How long is the train journey to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes?
The Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train duration is on average 2 h 35 min, which is to be expected when travelling 87 miles (141 km) to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove do I depart from? Which Brighton and Hove train station from Milton Keynes do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the Milton Keynes train station located? Where is the Brighton and Hove train station located?

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.

Which train providers can get me from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove?
For the best Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes?
The average number of trains departing Milton Keynes for Brighton and Hove is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove leaves at 07: 12   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove is on average £51 if you book 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milton Keynes
Brighton and Hove
Milton Keynes Central is the most popular Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes for your journey to Brighton and Hove.