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London to Watford by train

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Travelling from London to Watford by train

Fast trains from London to Watford take around 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 24 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Watford.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Watford?

Direct trains from London to Watford have been found.

We usually find around 102 direct trains on the route from London to Watford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 92 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to Watford?

The London to Watford train travel time is normally about 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to Watford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Watford is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:34 and the last train is around 00:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 07:17, and the last at 23:58.

When to book London 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 London to Watford by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Watford?

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

  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Watford to London by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.