There are 5 ways to get from Hitchin to Watford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$20 - $43

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Bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 100|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road 321|Sapphire

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 304 bus, line 602 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to St Albans, St Peter's Street 304
  2. Take the line 602 bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Watford, King Street 602

$14

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hitchin to Watford 26.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to Watford 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hitchin to Watford. However, there are services departing from Hitchin, Moormead Close and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to Watford. However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at Watford Junction via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Hitchin and Watford is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Watford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Hitchin to Watford, including transfers.

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Hitchin to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Hitchin, Moormead Close station.

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Hitchin to Watford train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Hitchin station.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Watford is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Hitchin to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford, Clarendon Road station.

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

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Map of how to get from Hitchin to Watford.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Hitchin to Watford via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hitchin to Watford via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to St Albans, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
centrebus.info
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Watford, King Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Hitchin to Watford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Yes, the driving distance between Hitchin to Watford is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Hitchin to Watford.

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