There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Brighton by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$115 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$35 - $49

10 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$76 - $128

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Brighton

$243 - $278

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Brighton

$102 - $151

Fly Amsterdam to London Gatwick  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW

$61 - $216

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$106 - $339

Fly Amsterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$94 - $318

Fly Amsterdam to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$121 - $345

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$99 - $269

Fly Amsterdam to Southampton, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southampton (SOU) AMS - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$84 - $266

Fly Amsterdam to Southend, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$88 - $239

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 12 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

More details

The distance between Amsterdam and Brighton is 387 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Amsterdam to Brighton, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Brighton via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

More details

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

Search flights

Amsterdam to Brighton bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

More details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Brighton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 242.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brighton via London St. Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Brighton via London and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 13 h 12 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.