How to travel from Cambridge to Watford

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from Cambridge to Watford

How to get from Cambridge to Watford by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Cambridge to Watford is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Cambridge to Watford

distanceDistance43 miles (70 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$55 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $55 (€48) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Northern

Take a train or bus to travel 43 miles (70 km) between Cambridge and Watford. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Northern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Cambridge to Watford.

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Travel to Watford from Cambridge on Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Great Northern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and sleeper services. The high-speed trains are called InterCity Express Trains and they offer a fast and comfortable journey between major cities. The regional trains are called Regional Express Trains and they provide a slower but more frequent service to smaller towns and villages. The sleeper services are called Caledonian Sleeper Trains and they offer overnight journeys with comfortable sleeping compartments. Great Northern offers a variety of ticket types, including single, return, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Great Northern are London to Cambridge, London to Peterborough, and London to Norwich. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    FAQs: Travel from Cambridge to Watford

    FAQs: Travel 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 Cambridge to Watford.

    There are 2 travel options between Cambridge and Watford. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel between Cambridge and Watford is a bus with an average price of $34 (€30).

    This is compared to other travel options from Cambridge to Watford:

    Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    Taking a bus costs $21 (€18) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $55 (€48).

    The fastest way to get to Watford from Cambridge is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

    Other travel options to Watford take longer:

    Bus takes on average 4 h 25 min.

    The distance from Cambridge to Watford is approximately 43 miles (70 km).

    The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Watford is:

    • Around 5 buses per day.
    • 18 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Watford from Cambridge as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cambridge to Watford:

    • Buses from Cambridge to Watford most often leave from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arrive in Watford, Junction.
    • Trains mostly depart from Cambridge and arrive in Watford Junction.

    The following travel companies offer services from Cambridge to Watford:

    • National Express can take you to Watford by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Cambridge to Watford for $34 (€30).
    • Travel with Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia or Thameslink to go to Watford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Abellio Greater Anglia Cambridge to Watford tickets on Omio for $55 (€48).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Cambridge to Watford with the following travel companies:

    • Take a direct bus with.
    • Direct services by ferry with.
    • Take a direct flight with.
    • Take a direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Watford as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Watford from Cambridge.

    Your trip from Cambridge to Watford doesn't have to end in Watford. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Luton, Birmingham or Stansted Mountfitchet. If you’d like to add London, Manchester, Luton, Birmingham or Stansted Mountfitchet to your Cambridge to Watford tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Watford today!

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