There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Watford by train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Watford, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Watford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, Green Line (operated by Arriva) operates a bus from Chelmsford to Watford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Watford Junction Railway Station
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chelmsford to Watford?

The distance between Chelmsford and Watford is 60 km. The road distance is 81 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford?

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford is to drive which costs £9 and takes 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford?

The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford is to drive which takes 52 min and costs £9.

Is there a direct bus between Chelmsford and Watford?

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Watford Junction Railway Station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Chelmsford to Watford?

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Chelmsford to Watford, including transfers.