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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Hatfield (Herts)

£17 - £41

Cheapest option

Line 321 bus, bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the line 321 bus from Watford, Market Street to Harpenden, The George PH 321
  2. Take the bus from Harpenden, The George PH to Hatfield, Town Centre 610 / ...

£6 - £9

3 alternative options

Line 142 bus, line 384 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Edgware 142
  2. Take the line 384 bus from Edgware to New Barnet, Victoria Road 384

£6 - £10

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hatfield 14.5 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Hatfield 14.5 miles

£2 - £4

Watford to Hatfield by train and subway

The journey time between Watford and Hatfield is around 1h 6m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by London Midland, Avanti West Coast, London Overground and others, the Watford to Hatfield service departs from Watford Junction and arrives in Hatfield (Herts). Typically 206 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 6m
Fastest journey time:
47 min
Services per week:
206
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Watford to Hatfield train and subway schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Watford → Hatfield
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Hatfield is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Hatfield is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Watford, Market Street and arriving at Hatfield, Town Centre via Harpenden, The George PH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Hatfield (Herts) via Euston station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Watford and Hatfield is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hatfield without a car is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs £16 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Watford to Hatfield, including transfers.

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Watford to Hatfield bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Watford, Market Street station.

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Watford to Hatfield train services, operated by London Midland, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hatfield is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs £16 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus and line 384 bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hatfield.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Watford, England and Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England?

You can take a train from Watford to Hatfield via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 1h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Hatfield via Edgware, New Barnet, Victoria Road, and New Barnet in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
24 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
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
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 Edgware
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Edgware to New Barnet, Victoria Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Harpenden, The George PH to Hatfield, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4
Website
Uno
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Harpenden, The George PH to Hatfield, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Centrebus South
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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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Watford to Hatfield bus services, operated by Uno, arrive at Hatfield, Town Centre station.

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Watford to Hatfield train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hatfield (Herts) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Hatfield is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Watford to Hatfield.

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