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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

$72 - $111

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Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridport to Brighton National Express

$18 - $25

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 - $117

Train via Salisbury  •  4 h 39 min

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

$61 - $116

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Axminster to Brighton 145 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 32 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

$95 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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

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The best way to get from Axminster to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £55 - £90.

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

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Axminster to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bridport station.

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Axminster to Brighton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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The best way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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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 - $21 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $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 - $18
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
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
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
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 Bridport to Brighton
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Axminster to Brighton is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Axminster to Brighton.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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