Duration 1h 4m
Distance 29 miles
Average price £12
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Croydon and Watford takes 1h 4m and the fastest train takes 58 min. There is a train service every few hours from Croydon 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. Selhurst
  2. Watford
1h 3m
£8 - £21

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Selhurst and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Croydon and Watford is 23 miles. The road distance is 29 miles.

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Croydon to Watford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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

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There are 6298+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Croydon and Watford?

Southern operates a train from Selhurst to Watford Junction hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £21 and the journey takes 1h 3m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
£8 - £21

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