There are 3 ways to get from Essex to Watford by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

£27 - £57

2 alternative options

Train, subway, line 142 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Stanmore station
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Essex to Watford 64.4 miles

£10 - £16

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Watford is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Watford is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Watford. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Watford Junction via Liverpool Street station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Essex and Watford is 44 miles. The road distance is 64.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Watford without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 42m and costs £27 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Essex to Watford, including transfers.

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Essex to Watford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Watford train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Watford is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Essex to Watford.

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There are 5411+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Watford.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

There is no direct connection from Essex to Watford. However, you can take the train to London Liverpool Street, take the walk to Liverpool Street station, take the subway to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the walk to London Euston, then take the train to Watford Junction. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Essex to Watford via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Stanmore station, and Stanmore Station in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
London Overground
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
London Overground
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Stratford station to Stanmore station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £26
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
London Sovereign

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