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Leicester to Watford Junction

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  1. departed
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    15:13
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    16:28
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 2
    16:28
    London St Pancras International
    17:04
    London Euston
    17:04
    London Euston
    17:26
    Watford Junction
    Platform 10 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 10 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    15:50
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    16:08
    Nuneaton
    Platform 6
    16:16
    Nuneaton
    Platform 1
    16:36
    Coventry
    Platform 2
    16:51
    Coventry
    Platform 1
    17:39
    Watford Junction
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    16:02
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    17:12
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 3
    17:12
    London St Pancras International
    17:53
    London Euston
    17:53
    London Euston
    18:09
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    16:13
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    17:25
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1
    17:25
    London St Pancras International
    18:05
    London Euston
    18:05
    London Euston
    18:24
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    16:50
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    17:08
    Nuneaton
    Platform 6
    17:16
    Nuneaton
    Platform 1
    17:36
    Coventry
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:51
    Coventry
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:38
    Watford Junction
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 7 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    17:03
    Leicester
    Platform 3
    18:14
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:14
    London St Pancras International
    18:54
    London Euston
    18:54
    London Euston
    19:13
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:13
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:03
    Luton
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:20
    Luton
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:32
    St Albans City
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:32
    St Albans City
    19:17
    St Albans Abbey
    19:17
    St Albans Abbey
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:33
    Watford Junction
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 11 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:23
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:39
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:39
    London St Pancras International
    19:30
    London Euston
    19:30
    London Euston
    19:45
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:50
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:15
    Nuneaton
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:35
    Nuneaton
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:14
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:23
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:59
    Watford Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:04
    Leicester
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:11
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:11
    London St Pancras International
    19:54
    London Euston
    19:54
    London Euston
    20:09
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Leicester to Watford Junction

  • Train Fares from: £18.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4
  • How long does it take to travel from Leicester to Watford Junction by train?

    The average journey time between Leicester and Watford Junction is . On an average weekday, there are 19 trains travelling from Leicester to Watford Junction. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Leicester to Watford Junction by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Leicester to Watford Junction cost?

    Train tickets from Leicester to Watford Junction can start from as little as £18.50 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Leicester to Watford Junction?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Leicester to Watford Junction without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Leicester to Watford Junction.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Leicester and Watford Junction?

    The distance between Leicester and Watford Junction is 74 miles.

    Distance: 74 miles
  • What time is the first train from Leicester to Watford Junction?

    The first train from Leicester to Watford Junction departs at .

    What time is the last train from Leicester to Watford Junction?

    The last train from Leicester to Watford Junction departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Leicester to Watford Junction timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Leicester to Watford Junction for Friday 28th Feb 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
15:1317:262h 13m, 2 changes
15:5017:391h 49m, 2 changes
16:0218:092h 7m, 2 changes
16:1318:242h 11m, 2 changes
16:5018:381h 48m, 2 changes
17:0319:132h 10m, 2 changes
17:1319:332h 20m, 3 changes
17:2319:452h 22m, 2 changes
17:5019:592h 9m, 2 changes
18:0420:092h 5m, 2 changes

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Leicester to Watford Junction

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.