Brighton to Watford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:23
  • Last train
    23:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 32m

Travelling from Brighton to Watford by train

The fastest trains from Brighton to Watford take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Watford.

Journeys between Brighton and Watford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 62 departures on the route from Brighton to Watford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 58 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Watford is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 05:23 and the last train is around 23:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brighton around 06:13, and the last at 00:10.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Brighton to Watford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brighton to Watford by train.

Which trains operate between Brighton and Watford?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Brighton to Watford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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