There are 5 ways to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon 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  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$67 - $103

Cheapest option

Line 724 bus, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Banbury
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$38 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus, train Chiltern Railways  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, High Street (Corporation Street)
  2. Take the train from High Wycombe to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$50 - $70

Bus, train via Oxford  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Market Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station) 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end) X8
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Leamington Spa

$52 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon 84.9 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Watford and Stratford-upon-Avon is 67 miles. The road distance is 84.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Watford, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Heathrow Central Bus Station, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, Banbury, and Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) in around 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from High Wycombe to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to High Wycombe, High Street (Corporation Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com

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