Lancaster to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 7m
  • Distance
    401 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Brighton take around 4 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 401 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Lancaster to Brighton 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 17 departures.

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

The Lancaster to Brighton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 22:27.

When to book Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Brighton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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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.