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Train Information between Manchester and Watford

distanceDistance148 miles (238 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$86 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Watford cover the 148 miles (238 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. 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 $53 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $86 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Watford Junction.

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Trains from Manchester to Watford
Travel by train to Watford 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 to Watford.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Manchester to Watford cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Watford trains for as little as $53 (€43)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Watford?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Watford train price to come in at an average of $86 (€70)  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Watford by train?
The distance to Watford from Manchester by train is approximately 148 miles (238 km).
How long is the train between Manchester and Watford?
On average the Manchester to Watford train travel time is 2 h 20 min  for the 148 miles (238 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Manchester goes to Watford? What train station do I come into Watford from Manchester?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Watford, your train can arrive in train stations including Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Watford Junction.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Watford train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Watford Junction and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Watford.

Which train companies can get me from Manchester to Watford?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Watford, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Watford. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Manchester to Watford journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Manchester and Watford a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Manchester to Watford. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Manchester to Watford? When is the last train from Manchester to Watford?
You can take the first train from Manchester to Watford at 7: 02 AM. The last train from Manchester to Watford that you can take departs at 11: 15 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Watford schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I book the Manchester to Watford train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Manchester and Watford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $86 (€70) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Watford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Watford
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your trip to Watford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales