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

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin

$20 - $43

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Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Hitchin, West Hill 100|Sapphire / ...

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 602 bus, line 635 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 602 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Hatfield, The Galleria 602 / ...
  2. Take the line 635 bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Hitchin, St Mary's Square 635

$16

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hitchin 25.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Hitchin 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Watford, Market Street and arriving at Hitchin, West Hill via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Hitchin via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Watford and Hitchin is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hitchin without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Watford to Hitchin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Watford to Hitchin is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Watford to Hitchin bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Hitchin, West Hill station.

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Watford to Hitchin train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Hitchin station.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to Hitchin via London Euston and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Hitchin via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 1 h 57 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 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Hitchin, West Hill
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Hatfield, The Galleria
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Hitchin, St Mary's Square
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Hitchin is 26 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Watford to Hitchin.

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There are 303+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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