There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 42 min

$69 - $116

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. EDI - LTN

$49 - $149

10 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 27 min

$220 - $360

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 53 min

$181 - $262

Bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. National Express

$138 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. 385.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  4 h 4 min

  1. EDI - LHR

$58 - $214

Fly Edinburgh to London City, Tube, train  •  4 h

  1. EDI - LCY

$77 - $249

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. EDI - LGW

$77 - $203

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. EDI - STN

$57 - $168

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 40 min

  1. GLA - LHR

$97 - $265

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 18 min

  1. NCL - LHR

$102 - $388

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Watford Junction, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Watford Junction once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$220 - $360
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Watford Junction is 511 km. The road distance is 617 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £120 and takes 3 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 46 min and costs £35 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Watford Junction. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Watford Junction Railway Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction, including transfers.