There are 5 ways to get from Watford Junction to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$34 - $71

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Line 724 bus, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$31 - $35

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  2 h 4 min

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

$39 - $61

Line 142 bus, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Brighton

$32 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Brighton 83 miles

$17 - $26

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford Junction station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction Railway Station and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford Junction to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Brighton via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Watford Junction and Brighton is 59 miles. The road distance is 83 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Watford Junction to Brighton, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to Brighton bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Watford Junction Railway Station.

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Watford Junction to Brighton train services, operated by Southern, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Brighton is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Watford Junction to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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

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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Watford Junction to Brighton via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford Junction to Brighton via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to Brighton is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Watford Junction to Brighton.

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