Watford to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 44m
  • Distance
    70 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Watford to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Watford to Cambridge take around 1 hour and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 70 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Watford to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Watford to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 62 departures.

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

The Watford to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 04:11 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 04:21, and the last at 00:40.

When to book Watford to Cambridge 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 Watford to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Watford and Cambridge?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Great Northern
  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.