Directions from Brighton to Watford

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Recommended option

Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 28 min

$36 - $72

Cheapest option

Train, Tube  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Metropolitan

$30 - $40

2 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2 h 10 min

$40 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. 83.8 miles

$18 - $26

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

Gatwick Express operates a train from Brighton to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 54 min. Southern also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Farringdon Underground Station to Watford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brighton and Watford is 94 km. The road distance is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Watford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Brighton to Watford is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Watford. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Watford Junction via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Brighton to Watford, including transfers.