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Duration 1h 42m
Distance 92.9 miles
Average price £55
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Canterbury and Watford takes 1h 42m and the fastest train takes 1h 13m. There is a train service every few hours from Canterbury 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. Canterbury West
  2. London Euston
  3. Watford
1h 33m
£38 - £101

Canterbury to Watford train times

Trains run hourly between Canterbury and Watford. The service departs Canterbury at 22:26 at night, which arrives into Watford at 00:16. All services require a transfer at St Pancras International and take an average of 1h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Watford. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Watford Junction via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Canterbury and Watford is 69 miles. The road distance is 92.9 miles.

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Canterbury to Watford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury East station.

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Canterbury to Watford train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Watford High Street station.

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