Duration 2h 4m
Distance 83.7 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brighton and Watford takes 2h 4m and the fastest train takes 1h 41m. There is a train service every few hours from Brighton to Watford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Brighton
  2. Clapham Junction
  3. Watford
2h 7m
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£19 - £53

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Watford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Watford Junction via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Brighton and Watford is 59 miles. The road distance is 83.7 miles.

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Brighton to Watford train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Watford train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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You can take a train from Brighton to Watford via Clapham Junction in around 2h 7m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£14 - £40

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