There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford by train, bus, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 8 min

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

$32 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Hatfield National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Watford Junction Railway Station 724 / ...

$13 - $20

4 alternative options

Line 508 bus, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 508 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Watford Junction Railway Station 724

$17 - $19

Taxi  •  49 min

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

$210 - $260

Drive  •  49 min

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

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  49 min

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

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

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 £170 - £210 and takes 49 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford station. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Watford Junction Railway Station via Hatfield, The Galleria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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There are 5586+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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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: 1 h 8 min

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 Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford via Hatfield and Hatfield, The Galleria in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$37
Business
$35
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
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Watford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Watford
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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