Duration 5h 16m
Distance 365.2 miles
Average price £240
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Watford Junction takes 5h 16m and the fastest train takes 4h 23m. There is an hourly train service from Edinburgh to Watford Junction. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.
4h 43m
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Edinburgh to Watford Junction train times

Trains run hourly between Edinburgh and Watford Junction. The earliest departure is at 05:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Edinburgh is at 19:36 which arrives into Watford Junction at 06:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Watford Junction is 319 miles. The road distance is 365.2 miles.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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There are 984+ hotels available in Watford Junction. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh and Watford Junction?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 4h 17m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£140 - £500

About Avanti West Coast

Train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£140 - £500
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £190
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£370 - £500
Train from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£130 - £440
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£330 - £440
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £26
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Birmingham International to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £120

Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £40
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Train from Birmingham International to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40

Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Train from Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £50
Off-Peak Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130

Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6

About London Underground (Tube)

Subway from Bank station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes

About London Overground

Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground

Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30

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