Duration 3h 9m
Distance 179.7 miles
Average price £100
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Leeds and Watford takes 3h 9m and the fastest train takes 2h 34m. There is an hourly train service from Leeds 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. Leeds
  2. Watford
2h 40m
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£25 - £141

Leeds to Watford train times

Trains run hourly between Leeds and Watford. The earliest departure is at 18:45 in the evening, and the last departure from Leeds is at 20:15 which arrives into Watford at 23:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leeds to Watford? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Watford. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Watford Junction via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Leeds and Watford is 156 miles. The road distance is 179.7 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Leeds and Watford?

LNER operates a train from Leeds to Watford hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Grand Central also services this route once a week.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £110

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