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Norwich to Watford by train

It takes an average of 3h 36m to travel from Norwich to Watford by train, over a distance of around 98 miles (158 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Norwich to Watford and tickets for this journey start from $40.53 when you book in advance.

First train

04:05

Last train

22:05

Departure station

Norwich

Arrival station

Watford

Journey time

From 3h 10m

Distance

98 miles (158 km)

Frequency

7 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $40.53

Train operators

London Overground, Greater Anglia, Southern

About the train journey from Norwich to Watford

Want to travel from Norwich to Watford by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Norwich to Watford usually takes 3 hours 36 minutes on average to travel 158 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 10 minutes. You can expect to find 7 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Norwich and Watford, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Watford.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Norwich to Watford in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $40.53.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Watford, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

FAQs for Norwich to Watford

Want to know more about your journey from Norwich to Watford? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Norwich to Watford take?

The average journey time by train between Norwich and Watford is 3 hours and 36 minutes, with around 7 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Norwich and Watford by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Norwich to Watford is 3 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Norwich to Watford cost?

Train tickets from Norwich to Watford can start from as little as $40.53 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.

Is there a direct train from Norwich to Watford?

No, there are no direct train services from Norwich to Watford. Travelling from Norwich to Watford by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Norwich to Watford leave?

The first train from Norwich to Watford leaves at 04:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Norwich to Watford leave?

The last train from Norwich to Watford leaves at 22:05. 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.

What's the distance between Norwich and Watford by train?

Trains travelling from Norwich to Watford cover a distance of around 98 miles (158 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Watford to Norwich.

Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Watford

Train tickets from Norwich to Watford start at $40.53 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Norwich to Watford is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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