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Northampton to Brighton by train

  • First train
    04:15
  • Last train
    21:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 24m
  • Distance
    165 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Northampton to Brighton by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Brighton take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Brighton.

1. Are there direct trains from Northampton to Brighton?

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

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Northampton 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 59 departures.

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

The Northampton to Brighton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 05:15, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Northampton 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 Northampton to Brighton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Northampton and Brighton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Brighton to Northampton 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.