There are 5 ways to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Coventry
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$40 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, High 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) 280|Sapphire

$27 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, High Street to High Wycombe, High Street (Corporation Street)
  2. Take the train from High Wycombe to Banbury
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$44 - $60

Line 724 bus, bus  •  5 h 4 min

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

$38 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

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

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 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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The best way to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Watford, Town Hall station.

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Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 67.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Banbury, and Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Coventry
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from High Wycombe to Banbury
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, High Street to High Wycombe, High Street (Corporation Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
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
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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 Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 10 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, High Street to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Aylesbury Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com

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