Trains from London to Watford

Everything you need to know about travelling by train from London to Watford.


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Getting from London to Watford by train

Watford is a town in Hertfordshire, just on the outskirts of the capital. Whether you’re travelling for work, visiting family or attending an event, travelling from London to Watford is simple.

You can travel to Watford from London Euston in as quick as 16 minutes, with tickets from £12.20. Alternatively, you can tap in using TFL contactless.

Find the cheapest train tickets from London to Watford

To make the most of your trip, you don’t want to spend all your budget on getting there. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders.

Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, we will help you find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.

Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events so you can find a deal to make your visit special.

For regular travellers or commuters, we have a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes that can help you save money. 

Travelling from London?

From the quiet hum of a museum to the vibrant nightlife of Soho, there’s nowhere else in the UK like London. It’s the epicentre of British culture.

Navigating the city is made simple when heading to London Euston. The station is conveniently serviced by both the Victoria and Northern Underground lines, with additional transport options available at Euston Square station, just a short walk away.

Alternatively, efficient bus and taxi services ensure that no matter your location in London, you'll likely reach the station within 30-40 minutes.

Upon arriving at London Euston, you'll discover a comprehensive array of amenities, including shops, cafes, and restaurants, providing everything you need for a comfortable stay. Public WiFi is also available, allowing you to check emails or social media feeds.

Travelling to Watford?

Situated just northwest of the capital, Watford is a town that has plenty of parks, restaurants, and bars waiting to be explored.

Before concluding your visit, be sure to indulge in the magic of Warner Bros Studio Tour London. This is by far Watford’s most famous attraction, allowing you to marvel at props and sets from the iconic Harry Potter films. There’s even a shuttle bus (dressed up as The Night Bus) that takes you directly from Watford Junction.

For travelling football fans visiting Vicarage Road, Watford FC’s ground is a short walk from Watford Junction, located just a mile away. 

Watford Junction Station is easily accessible by car, bus and bicycle. The 24-hour car park caters to both long-term and short-term parking needs, located on Woodford Road, while cyclists can use the station storage area for convenient bicycle parking.

There is information on bus services available at the station, while cyclists can use the station storage area for convenient bicycle parking.

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