There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  56 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

£10 - £38

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Subway, line 142 bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Stanmore station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

Taxi  •  44 min

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

£80 - £95

Drive  •  44 min

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

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  44 min

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

£95 - £140

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Watford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Watford Junction via Bank station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 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 56 min and costs £10 - £40.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Watford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from London City Airport DLR Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Watford train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Watford is 33 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford.

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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: 56 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 station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 56 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £27
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £27
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
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 Canning Town station to Stanmore station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
London Sovereign
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Watford
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£80 - £95
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Watford
Estimated price
£95 - £140

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