There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Watford Junction by train, bus or car

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 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$36 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus, line 724 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction Railway Station 724

$30 - $34

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 724 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1
  3. Take the line 724 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction Railway Station 724

$58 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Watford Junction 83.3 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Watford Junction is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Watford Junction is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Watford Junction is 69 miles. The road distance is 83.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Southampton to Watford Junction, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Watford Junction station. However, there are services departing from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange and arriving at Watford Junction Railway Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Southampton, England and Watford Junction, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Watford Junction hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Watford Junction via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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