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from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove

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Tue
26 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£19Southern
£23National Express

Travel Information from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £19 • 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southern

Take a coach or train to travel 41 miles (66 km) from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Southern among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove.

Travel Tips

Travel from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove
Travel to Brighton and Hove 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 Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove.
FAQs
How do I travel to Brighton and Hove from Portsmouth?

There are 2 ways to get from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove?

The cheapest way from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Brighton and Hove:

A coach is generally £7 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £19 from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove.

What is the fastest way to Brighton and Hove from Portsmouth?

The fastest way from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove is by train with an average journey time of 49 min.

Other travel options from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 30 min.

How far is it from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove?

The distance from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove is approximately 41 miles (66 km).

How many services a day are there between Portsmouth and Brighton and Hove?

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove:

  • Coaches from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove most often leave from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Brighton, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Brighton Railway Station.
Who can get me from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Brighton and Hove by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove for £12.
  • Southern can take you to Brighton and Hove by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Southern from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove for £19.
Is it possible to travel directly from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove?

Yes, there are direct routes from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Brighton and Hove with Southern.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Brighton and Hove tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Brighton and Hove from Portsmouth?
Omio customers who travel from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove often also extend their holiday to go to London, Stansted or Bristol. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brighton and Hove and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Brighton and Hove from Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £19 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Portsmouth and Brighton and Hove online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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