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

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Train  •  1h 25m

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

£20 - £45

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Bus  •  2h 24m

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

£5 - £7

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hitchin 26.7 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Hitchin 26.7 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Hitchin is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Hitchin is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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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 1h 25m.

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The distance between Watford and Hitchin is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hitchin without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £20 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m 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 London Northwestern Railway, depart from Watford Junction station.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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 1h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Hitchin via Luton Station Interchange in around 2h 24m.

Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
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
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Hitchin, West Hill
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Newline Cabs
Phone
+44 1923 222 121
Website
newlinecabs.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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The best way to get from Watford to Hitchin is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £20 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2h 24m.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Hitchin is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Watford to Hitchin.

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