There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$12 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station 473
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
  3. Take the train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street

$9 - $17

5 alternative options

Tube, line 142 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, King Street 142

$12 - $18

Line 474 bus, bus, line 91 bus, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town 474
  2. Take the bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
  3. Take the line 91 bus from Temple, Aldwych Kingsway to Euston Station 91 / ...
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$15 - $31

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford 32.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford 32.6 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Watford 32.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Watford is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £9 - £25.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is 33 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford.

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The nearest airport to Watford is London Heathrow (LHR) Airport which is 13.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Luton (LTN) (15.6 miles), London City (LCY) (21.9 miles), London Stansted (STN) (32.6 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (36.1 miles).

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There are 5604+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford via Bank DLR Station, Bank Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 57 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, King Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Kingsway to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Watford
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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