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Duration 1h 53m
Distance 52.4 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Watford and Cambridge takes 1h 53m and the fastest train takes 1h 12m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Watford to Cambridge. 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. Watford Junction
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Cambridge
1h 23m
£28 - £64

Watford to Cambridge train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Watford and Cambridge. The earliest departure is at 06:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Watford is at 23:38 which arrives into Cambridge at 01:44. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Cambridge via Euston station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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It is 44 miles from Watford to Cambridge. It is approximately 52.4 miles to drive.

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Watford to Cambridge train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Watford High Street station.

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Watford to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at £75 per night.

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