Hereford to Watford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    166 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hereford to Watford by train

Fast trains from Hereford to Watford take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hereford and Watford.

1. Are there direct trains from Hereford to Watford?

Journeys between Hereford and Watford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Hereford to Watford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Hereford to Watford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Watford is usually scheduled to depart Hereford around 04:47 and the last train is around 00:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hereford around 05:47, and the last at 00:09.

When to book Hereford 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 Hereford to Watford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hereford and Watford?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Transport For Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

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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.