Edinburgh to Watford by train

  • First train
    14:52
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 28m
  • Distance
    513 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Watford by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Watford take around 5 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 513 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Watford.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Watford?

Direct trains from Edinburgh to Watford have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Watford every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Watford?

The Edinburgh to Watford train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Watford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Watford is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 16:52 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 14:51, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Edinburgh to Watford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Watford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Watford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Watford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Watford to Edinburgh by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.