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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Hook

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Line 258 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 258 bus from Watford, Water Lane to Harrow Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Harrow Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke

3 alternative options

Train via London Euston

  1. Take the train from Watford High Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Hook

Drive

  1. Drive from Watford to Hook
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The cost-effective way to get from Watford to Hook is to drive, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Hook is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Hook. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Hook via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Watford and Hook is 36 miles. The road distance is 48.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hook without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £24 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Watford to Hook, including transfers.

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Watford to Hook train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Watford High Street station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Hook is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £24 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 258 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 3h 59m.

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Watford to Hook train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hook station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Hook is 48 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Watford to Hook.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Hook.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Watford, England and Hook, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Watford to Hook via Clapham Junction in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Hook via Harrow Bus Station, Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Basingstoke, and Basingstoke in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Hook
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £34
Train from London Waterloo to Hook
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford High Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
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, Water Lane to Harrow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Harrow Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Hook
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
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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