Watford to Peterborough by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    21:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 40m
  • Distance
    103 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Watford to Peterborough by train

Fast trains from Watford to Peterborough take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 103 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Peterborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Watford to Peterborough?

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

We usually find around 52 departures on the route from Watford to Peterborough 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 50 departures.

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

The Watford to Peterborough train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Peterborough is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 06:35 and the last train is around 21:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 05:16, and the last at 23:07.

When to book Watford to Peterborough 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 Peterborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Watford and Peterborough?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • 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.