There are 5 ways to get from Swindon to Watford by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from Queens Park (London) to Watford High Street

$47 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street 500 / ...

$16 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, line 724 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford, Clarendon Road 724

$29 - $33

Train, line 800 bus, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Watford, Clarendon Road

$37 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Watford 83.7 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Watford. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Watford is 60 miles. The road distance is 83.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Watford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Swindon to Watford, including transfers.

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Swindon to Watford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Watford is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 724 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Swindon to Watford bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Watford, Clarendon Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Watford is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Swindon to Watford.

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There are 5405+ hotels available in Watford. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Watford.
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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Swindon to Watford via London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Queen's Park Underground Station, and Queens Park (London) in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Watford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Queens Park (London) to Watford High Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $6
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$5 - $8
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 Swindon to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.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, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
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 Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Watford, Clarendon Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com

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