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There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Brighton by plane, subway, train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick  •  4 h 2 min

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

$61 - $217

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Bus  •  13 h 40 min

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

$35 - $49

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$101 - $276

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

$107 - $376

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$95 - $335

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$123 - $351

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (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

$89 - $255

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton, train  •  6 h 25 min

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

$84 - $272

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$240 - $451

Bus, train  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$62 - $96

Train, night bus  •  13 h 51 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

$82 - $142

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

$247 - $282

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h

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

$102 - $151

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Brighton via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Brighton is 387 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs 200€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Amsterdam to Brighton, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Brighton bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Brighton train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Brighton is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 400€ and takes 7 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 242.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

British Airways and easyJet fly from Amsterdam to Brighton every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Brighton via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Eurostar
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Utrecht to London
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Amsterdam to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Brighton is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 12:35 AM in Amsterdam and 11:35 PM in Brighton.

Amsterdam to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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

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There are 694+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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