Your travel may be affected by the current COVID19 crisis, so please check before departure. Train operators’ exchange and refunds policies are available here. Deine Reise könnte von Einschränkungen auf Grund der Coronavirus Pandemie betroffen sein – bitte prüfe dies vor der Abfahrt. Die Stornobedingungen der einzelnen Transportunternehmen findest du hier. (auf Englisch) Tu viaje puede verse afectado por la crisis actual de COVID19, por favorverifica tu itinerario antes de la salida. Las políticas de cambios y reembolsos de los operadores de trenes están disponibles aquí (en inglés) Il tuo viaggio potrebbe subire cambiamenti a causa dell’attuale crisi da COVID19. Per favore,controlla il tuo itinerario prima della partenza. Le politiche di modifica e rimborso dei vari operatori ferroviari sono disponibili qui (in inglese)

Wakefield to Brighton by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    331 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Brighton take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 331 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Wakefield 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 37 departures.

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

The Wakefield to Brighton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 05:18 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:18, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Wakefield 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 Wakefield to Brighton by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Brighton?

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

  • East Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • London North Eastern 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.

Brighton to Wakefield by train

Other journeys to Brighton View all journeys to Brighton

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.