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 LNER  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$70 - $115

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN

$46 - $143

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction

$220 - $350

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Luton

$174 - $260

Bus  •  9 h 58 min

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

$136 - $158

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Watford Junction 385.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

$58 - $214

Fly Edinburgh to London City, Tube, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the Tube from Bank Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$77 - $248

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$58 - $168

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$70 - $203

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$101 - $386

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN

$60 - $174

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly and Tube and train which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Watford Junction station. 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 58 min.

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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.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Watford Junction is 319 miles. The road distance is 385.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £120 and takes 9 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £170 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction.
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  • Distance: 319.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Watford Junction once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $150 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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 Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
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 - $350
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$220 - $350
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
$100 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
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
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
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 Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
nationalexpress.com

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