How to get to Brighton from Edinburgh

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from Edinburgh to Brighton

How to get to Brighton from Edinburgh by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Brighton is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
07:30London Stansted Airport (STN)
0 changes
National Express
00:28Brighton, Patcham
2 changes
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
10:30London Luton Airport (LTN)
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London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:37Brighton station (BTN)
2 changes
Cross Country
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
3 changes
London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:37Brighton station (BTN)
2 changes
National Express
10:43Brighton, Patcham
1 change
National Express
10:51Brighton, Preston Circus
1 change
National Express
10:55Brighton, York Place
1 change
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
12:45London Luton Airport (LTN)
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Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
18:55London Luton Airport (LTN)
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Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
16:20London Stansted Airport (STN)
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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Brighton

distanceDistance374 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£17 - £65
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or East Coast

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 374 miles from Edinburgh to Brighton. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to Brighton.

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All travel companies: All Airlines and Coach Companies from Edinburgh to Brighton

Travel on National Express, British Airways and easyJet travel to Brighton from Edinburgh at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Edinburgh to Brighton, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

      FAQs: Edinburgh to Brighton

      FAQs: Travel 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.

      There are 3 options to travel between Edinburgh and Brighton including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Brighton is a flight with an average price of £17.

      This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Brighton:

      A flight is £14 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £31 from Edinburgh to Brighton.

      A flight is £48 less than a train with an average ticket price of £65 from Edinburgh to Brighton.

      The fastest way from Edinburgh to Brighton is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Brighton that take longer:

      Getting to Brighton by coach takes 12 h 36 min on average.

      Train takes 5 h 57 min on average.

      Brighton is approximately 374 miles away from Edinburgh.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Brighton is:

      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Brighton as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Brighton:

      • Most travellers board their coach from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Brighton, Patcham.
      • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Brighton depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Brighton.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Brighton:

      • You can take a coach from Edinburgh to Brighton with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with National Express from Edinburgh to Brighton.
      • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Brighton with easyJet or British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £27 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Brighton.
      • You can travel to Brighton from Edinburgh by train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £65 with East Coast from Edinburgh to Brighton.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Brighton with the following travel companies:

      • You can take a direct coach with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      Direct services to Brighton tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Brighton often also extend their holiday to go to London, London Gatwick Airport, Manchester, London Victoria or Bristol. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brighton and these popular destinations at a great price.

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