There are 4 ways to get from Watford to Cambridge 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 27 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$31 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Hatfield Railway Station 724 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge

$22 - $32

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Cambridge 51.1 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Watford and Cambridge is 44 miles. The road distance is 51.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Watford to Cambridge, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 43.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to Cambridge via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Cambridge via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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 Watford, High Street to Hatfield Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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