The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Watford is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 11 trains that leave Manchester for Watford every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||148 miles (238 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||$26 (€22)|
|Train companies||Cross Country or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Manchester to Watford cover the 148 miles (238 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Watford Junction.
CrossCountry will get you to Watford from Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Watford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Looking for trains between Manchester and Watford? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 148 miles (238 km) route from Manchester to Watford. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Watford routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Manchester to Watford, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Manchester - Watford train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!
When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Watford, you can end your route in train stations like Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North.
Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Watford Junction most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Watford most often arrive at Watford Junction and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this train station to the city center.
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