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

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$45 - $81

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Train, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
  3. Take the bus from Hatfield station to Watford, High Street 602

$40 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Thetford to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...

$54 - $61

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Thetford to Watford 84.2 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Thetford to Watford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Thetford to Watford is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Thetford and arriving at Watford, Clarendon Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 22m.

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The distance between Thetford and Watford is 72 miles. The road distance is 84.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Watford without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Thetford to Watford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thetford to Watford is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £50 and takes 5h 22m.

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Thetford to Watford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Watford is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Thetford to Watford.

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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Thetford, Norfolk, England and Watford, England?

You can take a train from Thetford to Watford via Ely, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Thetford to Watford every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Ely
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Ely
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Ely to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield station to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
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 Thetford to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
National Express

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