There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin Trains East Coast  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross

$55 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds to Milton Keynes Coachway
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road

$48 - $72

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction

$155 - $241

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford 267.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$77 - $293

Fly to Southampton, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

$89 - $278

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Watford, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds, Milton Keynes Coachway, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford?

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Watford is 378 km. The road distance is 427 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford?

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 8 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford?

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £35 - £70.

Is there a direct train between Newcastle upon Tyne and Watford?

No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Watford Junction via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Newcastle upon Tyne and Watford?

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Leeds, Milton Keynes Coachway and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford?

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Watford, including transfers.