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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 34 min

$71 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus, line 724 bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. 202 / ...
  2. 724

$30 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. 800 / ...
  2. 103 / ...

$61 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. 121.1 miles

$26 - $40

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Watford via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Watford, Beechen Grove
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Watford is 154 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Watford is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Watford is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £19 - £28.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Watford. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Bristol to Watford, including transfers.