Brighton to Gloucester by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    186 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Brighton to Gloucester by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Gloucester take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 186 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Gloucester.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Gloucester?

Journeys between Brighton and Gloucester usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Brighton to Gloucester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Gloucester?

The Brighton to Gloucester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brighton to Gloucester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gloucester is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 04:12, and the last at 23:42.

When to book Brighton to Gloucester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brighton to Gloucester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Gloucester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Gloucester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.