There are 4 ways to get from Rayleigh to Watford by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

£24 - £53

3 alternative options

Train, subway, line 142 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Stanmore station
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rayleigh to Watford 54.5 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Watford 54.5 miles

£9 - £13

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Watford is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Watford is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rayleigh to Watford. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Watford Junction via Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Watford is 43 miles. The road distance is 54.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Watford without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £24 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Rayleigh to Watford, including transfers.

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Rayleigh to Watford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Rayleigh station.

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Rayleigh to Watford train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to Watford is 54 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Rayleigh to Watford.

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There are 4156+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Watford.
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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Rayleigh, England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Watford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Moorgate station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 1h 19m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
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 Stratford station to Stanmore station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
London Sovereign
Other operators
Taxi from Rayleigh to Watford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
AC Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1702 334 455
Website
acradiocabs.com
333444 Taxis
Phone
+44 1702 333 444
Website
333444.uk
Laindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1268 350 340
Website
laindontaxis.co.uk
Basildon Taxi Cabs
Phone
+44 1268 288 473
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1268 532 532
Website
acetaxi.cab
123cabbie
Phone
+44 845 463 0969
Website
123cabbie.co.uk
Gemini Taxis
Phone
+44 1621 786 963
Dengie Taxis
Phone
+44 7496 609 697
Website
dengietaxis.co.uk
A2b Taxis
Phone
+44 1621 773 421

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