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

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

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

$43 - $79

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Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside A14
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Luton 787
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Watford, Market Street

$19 - $29

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 25 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 station to Watford, High Street 602

$37 - $50

Bus, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Drummer St Bus Station 11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
  3. Take the bus from Hatfield station to Watford, High Street 602

$24 - $31

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 £13 - £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 £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds to Watford. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Watford, Market Street via Cambridge Parkside and Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 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 8 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 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 Bury St Edmunds station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Bury St Edmunds to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford, Market Street 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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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Watford.
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  • Distance: 62.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 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 station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Watford via Cambridge Parkside, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 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
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield station to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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 Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Watford, Market Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge

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