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There are 4 ways to get from Watford to London Paddington Station by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Watford High Street to Queens Park (London)

Cheapest option

Line 258 bus, subway  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the line 258 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Harrow & Wealdstone Station 258
  2. Take the subway from Harrow & Wealdstone station to Paddington station Bakerloo

£4 - £6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to London Paddington Station 18.6 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Watford to London Paddington Station 18.6 miles

£2 - £5

Watford to London Paddington Station by train and subway

The journey time between Watford and London Paddington Station is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 46 min. Operated by London Overground and London Underground (Tube), the Watford to London Paddington Station service departs from Watford High Street and arrives in Paddington station. Typically 575 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
48 min
Fastest journey time:
46 min
Services per week:
575
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:16
Last service departs at:
23:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Watford to London Paddington Station train and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Watford → London Paddington Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Paddington Station is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Watford to London Paddington Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £45 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to London Paddington Station station. However, there are services departing from Watford High Street and arriving at Paddington station via Queen's Park station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Watford and London Paddington Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Watford to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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

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Watford to London Paddington Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Queens Park (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to London Paddington Station is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Watford to London Paddington Station.

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Map of how to get from Watford to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Watford, England and London Paddington Station, England?

London Overground operates a train from Watford High Street to Queens Park (London) every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford High Street to Queens Park (London)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Harrow & Wealdstone station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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, Beechen Grove to Harrow & Wealdstone Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
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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