It takes an average of 3h 12m to travel from Leicester to Watford by train, over a distance of around 74 miles (119 km). There are normally 29 trains per day traveling from Leicester to Watford and tickets for this journey start from $29.57 when you book in advance.
From 1h 35m
74 miles (119 km)
29 trains per day
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It usually takes around 3 hours 12 minutes to travel the 119 km from Leicester to Watford by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 35 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 29 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from Leicester to Watford start from $29.57 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Leicester and Watford is 3 hours and 12 minutes, with around 29 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Leicester to Watford is 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Train tickets from Leicester to Watford can start from as little as $29.57 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Leicester to Watford. Travelling from Leicester to Watford by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Leicester to Watford leaves at 05:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Leicester to Watford leaves at 22:56. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Leicester to Watford cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Watford to Leicester.
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