There are 6 ways to get from Axminster to Brighton by train, bus, car 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  •  3 h 46 min

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

$77 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridport to Brighton National Express

$20 - $26

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 20 min

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

$73 - $124

Train via Salisbury  •  4 h 29 min

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

$69 - $125

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Axminster to Brighton 145 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 47 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

$101 - $343

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 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Axminster to Brighton once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 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
Flights from Exeter to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
$45 - $75
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $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
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Brighton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Axminster to Brighton?

The distance between Axminster and Brighton is 201 km. The road distance is 232 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Axminster to Brighton?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Axminster to Brighton?

The quickest way to get from Axminster to Brighton is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £22 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Axminster and Brighton?

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 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Axminster and Brighton?

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.

How long does it take to get from Axminster to Brighton?

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Axminster to Brighton, including transfers.