There are 6 ways to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to Watford Junction

$2 - $7

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Rideshare  •  25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kings Langley to Watford 5.4 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Leverstock Green, Green Dell Way to Watford, Railway Bridge 320 / ...

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hemel Hempstead to Watford 10.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Watford 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Walk from Hemel Hempstead to Watford 8.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford is to train which costs £2 - £5 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leverstock Green, Green Dell Way and arriving at Watford, Railway Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Watford is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Hemel Hempstead to Watford Junction takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Hemel Hempstead to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Leverstock Green, Green Dell Way station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Hemel Hempstead to Watford.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Watford, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Hemel Hempstead to Watford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Watford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Leverstock Green, Green Dell Way to Watford, Railway Bridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Riverside to Watford, Southern Cross PH
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Vale Travel
Phone
01296 484 348
Email
info@valetravel.net
Website
valetravel.net
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Riverside to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
valetravel.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kings Langley to Watford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Hemel Hempstead to Watford
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Hemel Hempstead to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford, Railway Bridge station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Watford is 11 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Watford.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hemel Hempstead and Watford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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