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Edinburgh to Brighton by train
Fastest journey5hr 49m
Trains per day31
Avg. journey time6hr 49m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Brighton by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Brighton take around 5 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 605 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Brighton.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Brighton?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Brighton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Brighton 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 36 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Brighton?
The Edinburgh to Brighton train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Brighton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 23:15.
What's the Edinburgh to Brighton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Brighton are $55.56.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $63, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Edinburgh to Brighton 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 Edinburgh to Brighton by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Brighton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin East Coast
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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