There are 6 ways to get from Axminster to Brighton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Brighton

$71 - $110

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Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridport to Brighton National Express

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Brighton

$66 - $116

Train via Salisbury  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$61 - $114

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Axminster to Brighton 145 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$97 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Axminster and Brighton is 126 miles. The road distance is 145 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Axminster to Brighton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Brighton via Bridport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Brighton via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Axminster to Brighton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at London Waterloo station.

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Map of how to get from Axminster to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 125.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Axminster, England and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Axminster to Brighton via Clapham Junction in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Axminster to Brighton once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Brighton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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
Thameslink
Bus operators

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