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

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Train  •  1h 24m

  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  •  2h 13m

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

$7 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hitchin 25.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Watford to Hitchin 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Hitchin is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Watford, Clarendon Road and arriving at Hitchin, West Hill via Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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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 24m.

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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 1h 24m and costs £15 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from Watford to Hitchin, including transfers.

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Watford to Hitchin bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Watford, Clarendon Road 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 1h 24m and costs £15 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Hitchin via Luton Station Interchange in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Thameslink
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Hitchin, West Hill
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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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 26 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Watford to Hitchin.

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There are 325+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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