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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.

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Train LNER  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$66 - $113

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Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  4h 19m

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

$45 - $143

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction

$220 - $350

Train TransPennine Express  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kidsgrove
  3. Take the train from Kidsgrove to Watford Junction

$155 - $223

Bus  •  10h 23m

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

$141 - $162

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Watford Junction 385.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Edinburgh to London City, subway, train  •  4h 1m

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

$73 - $247

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  4h 30m

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

$63 - $220

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 12m

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

$54 - $167

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 41m

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

$68 - $173

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 51m

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

$103 - $272

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 52m

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

$107 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly which costs £35 - £110 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction is to fly and subway and train which costs £55 - £190 and takes 4h 1m.

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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 station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 23m.

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

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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 4h 39m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m 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 4h 39m and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £130 and takes 10h 23m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £170 and takes 4h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Watford Junction.
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  • Distance: 319.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 13m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Watford Junction once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $150 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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
5h 27m
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
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Kidsgrove to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Edinburgh to Watford Junction train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Watford Junction is 385 miles. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Edinburgh to Watford Junction.

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KLM, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Watford Junction. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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