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Train times search results for Manchester to Watford, at

  1. ON TIME
    Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 7)
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 15m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  2. ON TIME
    Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 6)
    ON TIME
    Watford Junction (Plat 8)
    2h 51m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  3. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 6)
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 15m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  4. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 7)
    ON TIME
    Watford Junction (Plat 8)
    2h 49m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  5. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 7)
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 15m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  6. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 6)
    ON TIME
    Watford Junction (Plat 8)
    2h 49m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  7. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 6)
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 15m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  8. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 6)
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    1h 54m
    >
    Direct
    Off peak
  9. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 7)
    ON TIME
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 15m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak
  10. Manchester Piccadilly (Plat 8)
    ON TIME
    Watford Junction (Plat 7)
    2h 17m
    > >
    1 change
    Off peak

Journey information from Manchester to Watford

  • Train Fares from: £ 81.40
  • Fastest route: 2h 15m
  • Slowest route: 2h 15m
  • Average Journey Time: 2h 33m
  • Changes: 1
  • Train per day: Around 48
  • Train operators: Virgin Trains
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester to Watford by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester and Watford is 2 hours 33 minutes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 15 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 48 trains per day travelling from Manchester to Watford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration 2h 33m
  • Are there direct trains from Manchester to Watford?

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

    No direct trains possible
  • What time are the first and last train from Manchester to Watford?

    The first train from Manchester to Watford departs at . The last train from Manchester to Watford departs at . No sleeper services are available. There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.

    First train
    Last train

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