There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford by train, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Gatwick Express  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$25 - $62

Cheapest option

Train Southern  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Watford Junction

$24 - $37

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford 61.6 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Watford 61.6 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford is to train which takes 58 min and costs £18 - £50.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Watford is 58 km. The road distance is 98 km.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Watford Junction via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Watford via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 58 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.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 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Watford
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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