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There are 6 ways to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Hemel Hempstead

$2 - $7

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Watford to Kings Langley 5.2 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Town Hall to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes 500 / ...

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hemel Hempstead 9.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Hemel Hempstead 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Walk from Watford to Hemel Hempstead 8.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead is to train which costs £2 - £5 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Hemel Hempstead. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Watford and Hemel Hempstead is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Watford Junction to Hemel Hempstead takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Watford to Hemel Hempstead bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Watford, Town Hall station.

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Watford to Hemel Hempstead train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Watford, England and Hemel Hempstead, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Watford to Hemel Hempstead every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Watford to Hemel Hempstead every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 34 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Town Hall to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Vale Travel
Phone
01296 484 348
Email
info@valetravel.net
Website
valetravel.net
Bus from Watford, Town Hall to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
valetravel.net
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Watford, Southern Cross PH to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Watford to Kings Langley
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Watford to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Watford to Hemel Hempstead bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes station.

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Watford to Hemel Hempstead train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Hemel Hempstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Hemel Hempstead is 10 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Watford to Hemel Hempstead.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Hemel Hempstead. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Watford and Hemel Hempstead. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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