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Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$72

Average

$74

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove will cost around $ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 72.

West Midlands Railway
08:57AMMilton Keynes3h59 12:56PMBrighton and Hove
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$721One-way
Gatwick Express
09:07AMMilton Keynes2h20 11:27AMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
$751One-way
Thameslink
08:24AMMilton Keynes2h23 10:47AMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
$751One-way

Train schedule from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
Thameslink
08:24AMMilton Keynes2h23 10:47AMBrighton and Hove
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West Midlands Railway
08:57AMMilton Keynes3h59 12:56PMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
Gatwick Express
09:07AMMilton Keynes2h20 11:27AMBrighton and Hove
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May 18
$72West Midlands Railway
$82Southern
Thu
May 19
$72Southern
$82Avanti West Coast
Fri
May 20
$56Southern
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Sat
May 21
$17Southern
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Sun
May 22
$55Southern
$56West Midlands Railway
Mon
May 23
$57Southern
$82Southern
Tue
May 24
$72Southern
$82Southern

Fastest train times from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

142 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Brighton and Hove every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 142 km distance in an average of 2 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Gatwick Express
09:07AMMilton Keynes2h20 11:27AMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
$751One-way
Thameslink
08:24AMMilton Keynes2h23 10:47AMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
$751One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:57AMMilton Keynes3h59 12:56PMBrighton and Hove
0 changes
$721One-way

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Overview: Train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $57 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $65 (€59).

Trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton

Travellers can't go wrong with a train journey from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. Train trips on this route are enjoyable and fast, with the shortest journey lasting around 2 hours 30 minutes. There are up to 31 trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton daily. Trains leave Milton-Keynes every hour.

Milton-Keynes to Brighton train times: Daily departures

Under normal circumstances, passengers can take between 25 and 31 trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton daily. The earliest train leaves Milton-Keynes central station at around 6:00 a.m., and the last departs just after 11:00 p.m. The route's operators do not offer sleeper services.

How long is the journey by train from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

The train from Milton-Keynes to Brighton covers around 88 miles, taking an average of 2 hours 43 minutes. The services are connecting trips, meaning travellers will have to change trains en route. Trains may take longer to reach the arrival station on public holidays and weekends.

What are the arrival and departure stations for trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

Departure train station: The departure station for trains between Milton-Keynes and Brighton is Milton-Keynes central station. Located in the heart of Milton-Keynes' business district, the station can be accessed by train and bus. Passenger facilities include public toilets, restaurants, vending machines, baby-changing rooms, ATMs, car parking, and bicycle stands.

Arrival train station: Trains coming into Brighton stop at Brighton station, which is a 5-minute walk from the city centre. Passengers can get to the station using a train, bus, or taxi. Station facilities include a passenger lounge, bicycle stands, free WiFi, cash points, seating areas, toilets, and refreshment stands.

Which train companies travel from Milton-Keynes to Brighton?

Thameslink, Southern Rail, and West Midlands Rail (WMR) all run trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. Southern Rail and Thameslink offer the lowest prices on this route, although Southern operates faster trains. WMR has a limited fleet servicing this line, and only runs a few times per week. None of the train services are direct trips, meaning passengers will have to change trains at some point.

Thameslink Milton-Keynes to Brighton

Thameslink is part of Govia Thameslink Railway, the UK's largest train operating company. It provides train services across different routes in the UK, such as the one between Milton-Keynes and Brighton. Passengers can choose from up to 16 Thameslink trains heading to Brighton daily. Thameslink offers some of the lowest-priced trains on this route, making it attractive for the budget-conscious traveller.

Southern Rail Milton-Keynes to Brighton

Southern Rail operates trains for travellers all over southeast England. It also provides indirect trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton. The quickest connections on the Milton Keynes-Brighton route are by Southern Rail, with its fastest trains completing the journey in 2 hours 24 minutes. On an average day, Southern Rail runs up to 11 times.

West Midlands Rail Milton-Keynes to Brighton

WMR serves most of the cities in the Midlands region. It has fewer trains covering the Milton Keynes-Brighton line, offering just a few services per week. The WMR services to Brighton are all indirect.

Milton-Keynes to Brighton trains: Services on board

Thameslink offers separate first- and standard-class seating on most of its trains. Passengers can bring up to two large suitcases and a small item of hand luggage. Folding bikes can be carried, but non-folding bikes may not be allowed, especially during peak hours. People with disabilities can bring mobility scooters or wheelchairs, but they must not exceed 300 kg (user weight included). Passengers can travel with up to two pets on the journey, but these animals must not take up seats and have to be on a lead or in a cage.

Southern Rail allows passengers to bring up to three items of luggage, but one must be a piece of small hand luggage. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a lead or in a carrier. Travellers may only bring bikes on journeys during off-peak hours; only folding bikes are allowed on trains during peak hours.

WMR has first-class and standard coaches. The company provides priority seating for seniors, passengers with disabilities, and parents carrying a child. It also allows wheelchairs and mobility scooters onboard standard coaches, but they cannot exceed 300 kg. Passengers can travel with folding bikes on all WMR trains, but space may be limited for full-size bikes. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Milton-Keynes to Brighton

To get cheap trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton, passengers should be flexible with their plans. Travellers can get low-cost trains in off-peak hours when passenger volume is low. Operators also offer discounts for travellers who buy tickets in advance. Omio helps travellers get the cheapest tickets for trains from Milton-Keynes to Brighton.

Travel Tips: Trains from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove cost?

Train tickets between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $57 (€51)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train price to come in at an average of $66 (€59)  one way.

How far is Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes by train to be approximately 87 miles (141 km).

How long is the train between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove?

On average the Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train time is 2 h 16 min  covering the 87 miles (141 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove?

For the best Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there to Brighton and Hove from Milton Keynes?

The average number of trains departing Milton Keynes for Brighton and Hove is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove? When is the last train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove?

The first Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove train departs at 7: 05 AM   and the last train from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove leaves at 10: 30 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Milton Keynes and Brighton and Hove within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $66 (€59) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Milton Keynes to Brighton and Hove a few months in advance.

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