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

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Train  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station Dlr

£10 - £34

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Line 142 bus, subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford Junction station to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the subway from Stanmore station to Canning Town station Jubilee

£8

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Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford Junction to ExCeL London 26.8 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to ExCeL London 26.8 miles

£4 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Watford Junction to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford Junction to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford Junction to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station via Euston station and Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Watford Junction and ExCeL London is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs £9 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Watford Junction to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to ExCeL London train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, depart from Watford Junction station.

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Watford Junction to ExCeL London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Silvertown DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to ExCeL London is 27 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Watford Junction to ExCeL London.

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There are 19713+ hotels available in ExCeL London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Watford Junction, England and ExCeL London, England?

You can take a train from Watford Junction to ExCeL London via London Euston, Euston station, Bank station, Bank DLR Station, and West Silvertown DLR Station in around 1h 9m.

Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £8
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
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 Stanmore station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Watford Junction to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Newline Cabs
Phone
+44 1923 222 121
Website
newlinecabs.co.uk
Mealing Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1923 823 880
Website
mealings.co.uk
Alliance Taxis Watford
Phone
+44 1923 805 300
Website
alliancetaxiswatfo.wixsite.com
AA Metro Cars Watford
Phone
+44 1923 353 535
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1923 222 222
Website
a1taxicabs.co.uk

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