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Trains to Brighouse

The vibrant market town of Brighouse can be recognised by its Victorian architecture, rural surroundings and friendly community. Situated just 11 miles south-west of Leeds and four miles east of Halifax, this popular commuter hub has something for everyone.

The town centre is within easy reach of Brighouse train station, making it easy to get to where you need to be. You'll soon find yourself among a large selection of restaurants, bars and retail outlets, so you'll never be short of things to do.

When you choose to book you train ticket to Brighouse with Grand Central, you might bag yourself a budget-friendly fare in the process. You'll enjoy a hassle-free journey as well as a range of onboard facilities.

We've put together a guide to help you get the most out of your train to Brighouse. Check out our most popular routes, how to find the right ticket and what to do once you arrive.

How to get cheap train tickets to Brighouse

We have a variety of tickets available to suit your journey. To ensure you're choosing the right ticket for your travel requirements, take a look at our useful money-saving tips below.

Ticket Types


If you already know your plans, consider booking your journey in Advance to take advantage of our great-value prices. Advance fares offer savings of up to 80% on standard ticket prices and are typically available up to six months before the date of departure. You'll have to be quick, though, as there are limited numbers available.

If you’re a student, don't forget to sign up for our Student Central offer to cut your Advance ticket price by 25%. You just need a valid student ID and email address to qualify for the discount. You'll make even more savings if you pack your Railcard, too.


Those with flexible travel arrangements can benefit from our Off-peak services. Tickets are often cheaper than our standard fares and you can enjoy a comfortable journey with quieter carriages and a better chance of securing a seat.


Don't feel pressured by tight schedules. Instead, purchase an Anytime ticket to enjoy a leisurely trip to Brighouse. This means you don't have to worry about rushing back for your train and you can choose a time that best suits your schedule.

Other ways to save

Travelling to Brighouse in a group of 10 or more? Our Group Travel discount can help you grab the best-value tickets for your big day out.

If you have a Railcard, you can save 1/3 on a majority of journeys across our network. With such a wide variety available, you're sure to find a Railcard that suits your circumstances and, once you've booked a couple of journeys, you'll have already made your money back.

What facilities are on board Grand Central trains to Brighouse 

Our onboard facilities are there to help you feel relaxed and ready to go. With a buffet service offering an impressive selection of fresh sandwiches, hot and cold beverages and sweet treats, there's almost too much to choose from! What's more, you can order and pay for your food from the comfort of your seat for complete convenience.

Travelling for work or leisure? Whatever the reason, take advantage of our onboard Wi-Fi to help you stay connected. Choose to upgrade to our First Class carriages if you're looking for the perfect place to unwind before you reach your destination. Think reclining seats and complimentary refreshments.

Are there regular trains to Brighouse train station?

We run daily Grand Central services to and from Brighouse, so you're sure to find a journey that works for you. We recommend passengers use our planner to find the next available service before booking tickets.

Alternatively, download the Grand Central app for a speedy, convenient way of securing your tickets. Keep them safe in your own digital wallet and use them for contactless journeys. You can also check live train times throughout the day to stay in the loop with your service.

When browsing trains to Brighouse, look out for the  logo to find a service that's operated by us. Use our timetables to learn the latest travel information regarding trains to and from Brighouse.

Popular train routes to Brighouse

Our Grand Central services connect Yorkshire to London with daily services. The most popular routes to Brighouse include:

Route Average Time
London to Brighouse 2hr 38mins
Halifax to Brighouse 10mins

What to do in Brighouse

Brighouse has a selection of things to do for people of all ages. With an array of open green spaces, cultural attractions and urban areas, this West Yorkshire hotspot is sure to deliver you a fun day out.

The town is renowned for its rich industrial history, specifically in wool and textiles. To celebrate its historical roots, Brighouse hosts a 1940s weekend every year, attracting people from all over the country.

Close to the town centre lies the peaceful Wellholme Park. This prestigious open space is a Green Flag Award winner and enjoys Queen Elizabeth II Fields status. It's perfect for taking a stroll around the picturesque woodlands before enjoying a picnic.

Arts lovers can visit the purpose-built Smith Art Gallery, which hosts an exhibition of oil paintings, photography and sculptures. The gallery was built in 1907 by Alderman William Smith, who donated his collection of artwork to the people of Brighouse to display for years to come.

The town runs a regular open market that offers a range of fresh produce, as well as locally crafted products and handmade goods. You'll never be short of places to eat or drink, either, as Brighouse has all manner of restaurants, bars and cafés to suit families and foodies.

Ready to get going? Book your train ticket to Brighouse with Grand Central today.