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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from Baker Street station to Watford station Metropolitan

£3 - £5

Cheapest option

Bus, line 258 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald N18
  2. Take the line 258 bus from Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald to Watford, St Mary's Road 258

£2

3 alternative options

Subway via London Paddington Station  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the subway from Baker Street station to Watford station Metropolitan

£3 - £5

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Watford Station 18.8 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Watford Station 18.8 miles

£2 - £5

London Paddington Station to Watford Station by subway

The subway journey time between London Paddington Station and Watford Station is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 47 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the London Paddington Station to Watford Station subway service departs from Paddington and arrives in Watford station. Typically 696 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
50 min
Fastest subway time:
47 min
Subways per week:
696
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:03
Last subway departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Watford Station subway schedules

Subways departing Friday, June 18, 2021

London Paddington Station → Watford Station
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station is to bus and line 258 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Watford Station. However, there are services departing from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice and arriving at Watford, St Mary's Road via Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baker Street station station and arriving at Watford station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Watford Station is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station without a car is to subway which takes 53 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Watford Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice station.

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London Paddington Station to Watford Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Baker Street station.

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London Paddington Station to Watford Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Watford, St Mary's Road station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Watford Station.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Watford Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Baker Street station to Watford station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £3 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Watford Station via Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice, Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald, and Watford, St Mary's Road in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
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 Baker Street station to Watford station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Harrow Weald, Long Elmes Harrow Weald to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Watford Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Watford Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Watford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Watford Station is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Watford Station.

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There are 2156+ hotels available in Watford Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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