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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Brighton

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Portsmouth to Brighton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southern
05:50AM1h45
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
07:35AMBrighton station (BTN)
$311One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Portsmouth to Brighton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
Southern
05:50AM1h45
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
07:35AMBrighton station (BTN)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Brighton

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Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

67 km

It's difficult to get from Portsmouth to Brighton without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Southern
05:50AM1h45
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
07:35AMBrighton station (BTN)
$311One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Brighton

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceCheapest ticket price$19 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $13 (€11)

Trains from Portsmouth to Brighton run on average 1 times per day, taking around 1h 45m for the 67 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $19 (€16) but you can travel from only $13 (€11) by bus.

Train providers: Southern, Great Western Rail and South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Brighton trains

You can travel by train to Brighton from Portsmouth with Southern, Great Western Rail and South Western Railway for as low as $19 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Brighton train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: $40
  • South Western Railway frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from Portsmouth to Brighton

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth to Brighton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Portsmouth to Brighton.
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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Brighton can start from as little as $19 (€16) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Brighton is $29 (€25); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Portsmouth to Brighton train travel time is 1 h 19 min   for the 41 mile (66 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to Brighton leaves at 4: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to Brighton leaves at 9: 44 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Portsmouth to Brighton without having to change trains with Southern. There are 10 direct trains from Portsmouth to Brighton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Portsmouth to Brighton train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Southern, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Brighton from Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 44 PM.

When departing from Portsmouth, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour. When arriving in Brighton, you can end your trip in train stations like Brighton and London Road (Brighton).

Passengers board the train most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brighton, located 0.4 miles (585 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Brighton from Portsmouth is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 19 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Portsmouth to Brighton by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Brighton from Portsmouth including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Brighton

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Brighton
The major railway station for departures from Portsmouth is Portsmouth Harbour. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Portsmouth Harbour for your journey to Brighton from Portsmouth.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J
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Public transit options for Portsmouth & Southsea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
The major train station for arrivals in Brighton is Brighton. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Brighton for your journey to Brighton from Portsmouth.
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