Trains from Cardiff to Watford

Cardiff to Watford train information

Cardiff Watford train map

Train duration 3h20m
Arrival Watford, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 121 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Cardiff (East Wales) to Watford (East of England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How much times does it take?

On average, the journey takes around 3h20m by train because of the 121 miles to travel to Watford from Cardiff. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Cardiff to Watford train tickets

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Best prices for Cardiff to Watford trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Watford by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Watford to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cardiff - Watford train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Cardiff Watford train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Cardiff to Watford cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Watford to Cardiff, the card will have paid for itself.

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Watford train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare