Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ)

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:33PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
$581One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:55AM2h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:42PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
$681One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 18
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:33PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:55AM2h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:42PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
0 transfers

This is the last train of the day.

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Fastest train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ)

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 47 m

Average

3 h 2 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

237 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Watford Junction (WFJ) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
10:55AM2h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:42PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
$681One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:33PMWatford Junction (WFJ)
$581One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ)

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$86 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) cover the 146 miles (236 km) long route taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $26 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $86 (€75). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Watford Junction.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) trains

Buy your official Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains train tickets between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Watford Junction (WFJ) from $26 (€23) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: $26
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ)

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) can start from as little as $26 (€23) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) is $86 (€75); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) train time is 2 h 1 min   covering the 146 mile (236 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) leaves at 5: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) leaves at 9: 15 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Watford Junction (WFJ) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 15 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Watford Junction, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Watford Junction (WFJ) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 1 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Watford Junction (WFJ) by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Watford Junction (WFJ) including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

Trains arriving to Watford Junction

Distance from Watford Junction to city center
Distance from Watford Junction to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from bay 1 of the bus station at the side of the railway station.
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 0248 997 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible public telephones: Public telephones are accessible on platform 6 | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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