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Brighton to Manchester by train
Fastest journey3hr 46m
Trains per day77
Avg. journey time4hr 46m
Travelling from Brighton to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Brighton to Manchester take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 327 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Manchester?
Journeys between Brighton and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 78 departures on the route from Brighton to Manchester 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 75 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Manchester?
The Brighton to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brighton to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 05:19 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 05:33, and the last at 00:10.
What's the Brighton to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Brighton to Manchester are $46.82.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $67 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $101. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Brighton to Manchester 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 Brighton to Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Brighton and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- 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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