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Watford North Railway Station serves the North Watford area in Hertfordshire with regular London Northwestern Railway services on the Abbey Line. The first stop on the Abbey Line, trains from Watford North run every 45 minutes in both directions throughout the week with a slight reduction in frequency to hourly on Sunday. Trains run between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey. Typical travel time from Watford to St Albans is approximately sixteen minutes. Passengers for London should change at Watford Junction for the Watford DC Line and West Coast Main Line. 

The station at Watford North is unstaffed and has relatively few but functional facilities, including cycle stands and self-service ticketing machines from which the full range of fares may be purchased or collected. Train running information is provided via digital display screens and automated announcements. A waiting shelter with bench seating is provided for customer use on the platform. There is step-free access via ramp to the single platform

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Access to single platform via ramp. Level crossing adjacent to station.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

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Departures and arrivals from Watford North

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Watford North station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to St Albans AbbeyWest Midlands Trains14:201On time
to Watford JunctionWest Midlands Trains14:281On time
to St Albans AbbeyWest Midlands Trains15:051On time
to Watford JunctionWest Midlands Trains15:111On time
to St Albans AbbeyWest Midlands Trains15:481On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Watford JunctionWest Midlands Trains14:201On time
from St Albans AbbeyWest Midlands Trains14:281On time
from Watford JunctionWest Midlands Trains15:051On time
from St Albans AbbeyWest Midlands Trains15:111On time
from Watford JunctionWest Midlands Trains15:481On time
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