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There are 4 ways to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Coventry
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Leamington Spa, station X17 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$39 - $87

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 37m

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

$47 - $103

Bus, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Exchange Road to High Wycombe, High Street
  2. Take the train from High Wycombe to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$48 - $71

Drive  •  1h 36m

  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 1h 36m.

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

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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 2h 37m.

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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 2h 26m and costs £29 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Watford Junction station.

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Watford to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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

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There are 555+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $77 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: 2h 26m

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 2h 37m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Coventry
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Watford Junction to Coventry
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from High Wycombe to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Leamington Spa, station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
National Express Coventry
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Coventry Rail Station to Leamington Spa, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Exchange Road to High Wycombe, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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