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St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction by train

It takes an average of 17m to travel from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction by train, over a distance of around 6 miles (10 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction and tickets for this journey start from £18.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 16m
PriceFrom £18.90
Distance6 miles (10 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train05:12
Last train23:26
Departure stationSt Albans Abbey
Arrival stationWatford Junction
ChangesDirect trains available

St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction train times

Check out the next trains departing from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction for martedì 11º ottobre 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:37 10:53 16m, direct
11:22 11:38 16m, direct
12:07 12:23 16m, direct
12:52 13:08 16m, direct
13:37 13:53 16m, direct
14:22 14:38 16m, direct
15:07 15:23 16m, direct
16:06 16:23 17m, direct
16:52 17:08 16m, direct
17:37 17:53 16m, direct

About the train journey from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction

Want to travel from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction usually takes 17 minutes on average to travel 6 miles (10 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 16 minutes. You can expect to find 23 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Watford Junction, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey.

You can save money on train tickets from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £6.20. You can also travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends – or get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you want to know more about the journey, scroll up for timetables and live train times, or keep reading for tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

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Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction? 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 St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction take?

The average journey time by train between St Albans Abbey and Watford Junction is 17 minutes, with around 23 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 St Albans Abbey and Watford Junction by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction is 16 minutes.

How much does the train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction cost?

Train ticket prices from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction can start from as little as £18.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction?

Yes, it is possible to travel from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction without having to change trains. There are 23 direct trains from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction leave?

The first train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction leaves at 05:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction leave?

The last train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction leaves at 23:26. 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 St Albans Abbey and Watford Junction by train?

Trains travelling from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction cover a distance of around 6 miles (10 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction

Train tickets from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction start at £18.90 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

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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 St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction 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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