There are 4 ways to get from Watford Junction to Brighton by train, bus or car

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 Gatwick Express  •  1 h 39 min

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

$36 - $66

Cheapest option

Line 142 bus, train  •  2 h 55 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

$33 - $47

2 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

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Brighton 83 miles

$17 - $26

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

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The quickest way to get from Watford Junction to Brighton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 27 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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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Watford Junction to Brighton, including transfers.

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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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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 39 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 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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