There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Watford by train, subway, 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  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$23 - $47

Cheapest option

Train via Willesden Junction  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
  3. Take the train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street

$18 - $31

2 alternative options

Train, Tube, line 142 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

$23 - $33

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Watford 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Watford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Watford is 38 miles. The road distance is 50.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Chelmsford to Watford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Watford High Street via Stratford (London) and Willesden Junction Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Watford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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