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

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Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Watford Junction

£140 - £490

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Bus  •  9h 26m

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

£18 - £22

10 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bletchley
  3. Take the train from Bletchley to Watford Junction

£52 - £84

Night train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Watford Junction

£44 - £49

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Watford Junction 388.8 miles

£55 - £85

Fly Glasgow to London City, subway, train  •  3h 43m

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

£77 - £382

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Harrow & Wealdstone station
  3. Take the train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction

£56 - £274

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, line 321 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the line 321 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Watford, West Street

£46 - £142

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

£57 - £199

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 14m

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

£56 - £292

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 31m

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

£52 - £265

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN

£47 - £267

Glasgow to Watford Junction by trains

The train journey time between Glasgow and Watford Junction is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 383 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, the Glasgow to Watford Junction train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Watford Junction. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 35m
Fastest train time:
4h 30m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£140
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:40
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Watford Junction train schedules

Glasgow → Watford Junction
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Watford Junction is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 9h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Watford Junction is to fly and subway and train which costs £75 - £390 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Watford Junction station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Watford Junction station via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Harrow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Watford Junction is 332 miles. The road distance is 388.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Watford Junction without a car is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs £140 - £490.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Watford Junction takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Glasgow to Watford Junction train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Watford Junction is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs £140 - £490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £22 and takes 9h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Watford Junction.
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  • Distance: 332.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Watford Junction once daily. Tickets cost £140 - £490 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£140 - £490
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £190
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£370 - £490
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £26
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £26
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £29
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £29
Train from Bletchley to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £13
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £8
Train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Bletchley to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£4 - £6
Anytime 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Clapham Junction to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £10
Anytime 1st Class
£12 - £16
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Harrow & Wealdstone station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Euston station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£4 - £6
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Glasgow to Watford Junction train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Watford Junction is 389 miles. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from Glasgow to Watford Junction.

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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 2486+ hotels available in Watford Junction. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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