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

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

£24 - £54

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Line 510 bus, bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Watford Junction station 724

£14 - £20

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Train via Watford High Street  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford High Street

Bus, line 113 bus, line 142 bus  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Finchley Road Station
  2. Take the line 113 bus from South Hampstead, Finchley Road O2 Centre to Edgware 113
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Edgware to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford 47.7 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford 47.7 miles

£8 - £12

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Watford 47.7 miles

£110 - £160

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Watford, St Mary's Road via South Hampstead, Finchley Road O2 Centre and Edgware. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Watford Junction via Tottenham Hale station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Watford is 33 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs £23 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs £23 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 113 bus and line 142 bus, which costs and takes 2h 49m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford.
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  • Distance: 32.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 1h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford via South Hampstead, Finchley Road O2 Centre and Edgware in around 2h 49m.

Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
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
Train from London Euston to Watford High Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
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 South Hampstead, Finchley Road O2 Centre to Edgware
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Edgware to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Sovereign
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Watford Junction station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Green Line
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Watford
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford bus services, operated by London Sovereign, arrive at Watford, St Mary's Road station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Watford High Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford is 48 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford.

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