Watford to Brighton by train
Travelling from Watford to Brighton by train
Fast trains from Watford to Brighton take around 1 hour and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Brighton.
1. Are there direct trains from Watford to Brighton?
Journeys between Watford and Brighton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 65 departures on the route from Watford to Brighton 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 56 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Watford to Brighton?
The Watford to Brighton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Watford to Brighton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brighton is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 05:54 and the last train is around 23:36.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 06:16, and the last at 23:25.
What's the Watford to Brighton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Watford to Brighton are $29.67.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $30 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $15. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Watford to Brighton 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 Watford to Brighton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Watford and Brighton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Watford to Brighton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Gatwick Express
- London Midland
- London Overground
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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