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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Ashford International  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Est
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Lenham

$43 - $85

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Watford High Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Lenham

$31 - $53

2 alternative options

Line 306 bus, train, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station 306
  2. Take the train from Elstree & Borehamwood to Chatham
  3. Take the bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
  4. Take the bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Lenham, Dickley Wood (Dickley Lane) 10X

$35 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Kent 78.3 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Kent is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Watford to Kent is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 24 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Watford to Kent. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Lenham via St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

More details

The distance between Watford and Kent is 56 miles. The road distance is 78.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Watford to Kent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £30 - £65.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Watford to Kent, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

Watford to Kent train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Lenham station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Kent is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Watford to Kent.

Get driving directions

There are 388+ hotels available in Kent. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Watford to Kent.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Watford to Kent via London Euston, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 2 h 8 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Lenham
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Train from London Victoria to Lenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$58 - $63
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford High Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
43 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
Bus operators
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Lenham, Dickley Wood (Dickley Lane)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.