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Brighton to Swansea by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 37m
  • Distance
    279 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    53
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Brighton to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Swansea take around 4 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Swansea.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Swansea?

Journeys between Brighton and Swansea usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Brighton to Swansea every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 69 departures.

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

The Brighton to Swansea train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:23, and the last at 23:42.

When to book Brighton to Swansea 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 Swansea by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Swansea?

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

  • 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.

Swansea to Brighton by train

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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.