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

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Subway, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the subway from Watford station to Chalfont & Latimer station Metropolitan
  2. Take the train from Chalfont & Latimer to Wendover

3 alternative options

Line 258 bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 258 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Harrow Bus Station 258
  2. Take the train from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Wendover

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Buckinghamshire 22.9 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Buckinghamshire 22.9 miles

Watford to Buckinghamshire by subway and train

The journey time between Watford and Buckinghamshire is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest journey normally takes 49 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Chiltern Railways, the Watford to Buckinghamshire service departs from Watford station and arrives in Wendover. Typically 73 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
31 min
Layover time:
23 min
Total time:
55 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
49 min
Journey distance:
19 miles
Services per week:
73
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:25
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Watford to Buckinghamshire subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Saturday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Watford to Buckinghamshire is to drive, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Buckinghamshire is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford station to Buckinghamshire. However, there are services departing from Watford station and arriving at Wendover via Chalfont & Latimer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Watford and Buckinghamshire is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Buckinghamshire without a car is to subway and train which takes 54 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Watford to Buckinghamshire, including transfers.

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Watford to Buckinghamshire train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Watford station.

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Watford to Buckinghamshire train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Wendover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Buckinghamshire is 23 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Watford to Buckinghamshire.

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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Watford to Buckinghamshire. However, you can take the subway to Chalfont & Latimer station, take the walk to Chalfont & Latimer, then take the train to Wendover. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Watford to Buckinghamshire via Harrow Bus Station and Harrow-on-the-Hill in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
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 Watford station to Chalfont & Latimer station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Chalfont & Latimer to Wendover
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Train from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Wendover
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
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, Beechen Grove to Harrow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Buckinghamshire
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
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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