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Travel Information to London from Watford

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLondon Overground

Take a train to travel 15 miles (24 km) to London from Watford. London Overground is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Watford to London.

How to Travel from Watford to London

Getting from Watford to London is easy. You can reach the capital in just over two hours by bus or in around 40 minutes by train. With readily available connections, what could be better than a day spent exploring London's many attractions? See the Tower of London and Big Ben or visit the Shard or the London Eye for amazing views over the city.

Train: There are around 192 trains from Watford to London each day. Trains from Watford High Street are provided by London Midland and they terminate at Euston Station while the service managed by London Overground allows passengers to alight at any Metropolitan Line station en route. Trains leave every 10-15 minutes.

Bus: National Express run buses from Watford to central London at two-hourly intervals. There is one change en route to Heathrow Airport and a typical journey takes just over two hours. Buses depart from Watford Junction, which is easily reached by bus or taxi from the city centre. All services terminate at Victoria Coach Station in the heart of London.

Travelling from Watford to London: Travel Tips

What is the cheapest way to travel from Watford to London?

Passengers looking to save on fares and travelling costs should take the bus to London from Watford.

What is the fastest way to get from Watford to London?

Those with less time to spare should take the direct train service from Watford to Euston Station in central London.

Travel Tips

Travel from Watford to London
Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Watford to London.
How do I go from Watford to London?

Getting from Watford to London includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to get to London from Watford?

The fastest way to travel to London from Watford is by train, which requires on average 19 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Watford to London?

The Watford to London distance is approximately 15 miles (24 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Watford to London?

The average frequency per day from Watford to London is:

  • 51 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to London from Watford as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Watford and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Watford to London:

  • Trains mostly depart from Watford Junction and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Watford to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Watford to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • London Overground can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London Overground from Watford to London for £12 on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to London from Watford?
Omio customers who travel from Watford to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets to London from Watford online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to London from Watford, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing £12 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Watford to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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