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Duration 4h 16m
Distance 210.2 miles
Average price £229
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Watford takes 4h 16m and the fastest train takes 3h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Accrington to Watford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Preston
  2. Watford
3h 37m
£88 - £328

Accrington to Watford train times

Trains run hourly between Accrington and Watford. The earliest departure is at 14:12 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Accrington is at 23:37 which arrives into Watford at 08:28. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Watford. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Watford Junction via Preston and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Accrington and Watford is 168 miles. The road distance is 210.2 miles.

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Accrington to Watford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Preston station.

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Accrington to Watford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at London Euston station.

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There are 19477+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Accrington and Watford?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Preston to London Euston hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 11m.
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