There are 5 ways to get from Le Havre to Brighton by car, car ferry, train, bus or car train

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

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Le Havre to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port LD Lines

$33 - $106

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare Ic
  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

$138 - $331

Car ferry, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth LD Lines
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton

$45 - $143

Bus  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Le Havre to Paris, Paris 732
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus 025 / ...

$65 - $111

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Le Havre to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Brighton

$229 - $255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Le Havre to Brighton is to drive and car ferry which costs 27€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Le Havre to Brighton is to drive and car ferry which costs 27€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Le Havre to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Le Havre and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Paris, Paris and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Le Havre to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Le Havre and arriving at Brighton via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Le Havre and Brighton is 149 km.

The best way to get from Le Havre to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Le Havre to Brighton, including transfers.

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Le Havre to Brighton bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Le Havre station.

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Map of how to get from Le Havre to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 93.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Le Havre, France and Brighton, England?

You can take a train from Le Havre to Brighton via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Le Havre to Brighton via Paris, Paris, London, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 15 h 37 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Le Havre to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$34
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$22
2-bed inside cabin
$60 - $90
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$70 - $100

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