There are 5 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross

$46 - $80

Cheapest option

Line 15 bus, line 60 bus, line 301 bus, line 508 bus, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre to Haverhill, Bus Station 15 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Haverhill, Bus Station to Saffron Walden, Elizabeth Way 60 / ...
  3. Take the line 301 bus from Saffron Walden, Hospital to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange 301
  4. Take the line 508 bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 508 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Watford, Town Hall 724

$38 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
  3. Take the bus from Hatfield Railway Station to Watford, King Street 602

$41 - $54

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildenhall to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...

$49 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Watford 79 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds station to Watford. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Mildenhall and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Watford is 63 miles. The road distance is 79 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Watford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Mildenhall station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Bury St Edmunds to Watford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Watford is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Watford.

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There are 5462+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford.
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  • Distance: 62.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Watford via Cambridge, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield Railway Station to Watford, King Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
unobus.info
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Mildenhall to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Arc Shopping Centre to Haverhill, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Haverhill, Bus Station to Saffron Walden, Elizabeth Way
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Saffron Walden, Hospital to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)

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