Old Street to Watford - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 1 hour 00 mins

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 17:49 and arrive at 18:52
Journey time 01:03
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Angel Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • North Harrow Underground Station
  • Pinner Underground Station
  • Northwood Hills Underground Station
  • Northwood Underground Station
  • Moor Park Underground Station
  • Croxley Underground Station
  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Metropolitan Line: Minor delays between Aldgate and Baker Street northbound only due to an earlier faulty train at Farringdon. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the line.

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 18:04 and arrive at 19:03
Journey time 59 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Angel Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Metropolitan line to Finchley Road

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Metropolitan Line: Minor delays between Aldgate and Baker Street northbound only due to an earlier faulty train at Farringdon. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the line.

Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • North Harrow Underground Station
  • Pinner Underground Station
  • Northwood Hills Underground Station
  • Northwood Underground Station
  • Moor Park Underground Station
  • Croxley Underground Station
  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 18:12 and arrive at 19:11
Journey time 59 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Angel Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Metropolitan line to Moor Park

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • Moor Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Metropolitan Line: Minor delays between Aldgate and Baker Street northbound only due to an earlier faulty train at Farringdon. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the line.

Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

  • Croxley Underground Station
  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Buses

Average journey time: 2 hours 26 mins

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 15:21 and arrive at 18:24
Journey time 03:03
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with 205 bus to Baker Street Station

  • Old Street Roundabout
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Windsor Terrace
  • Central Street
  • Angel Islington
  • Pentonville Road / Baron Street
  • Penton Street / Chapel Market
  • Penton Rise
  • King's Cross / Caledonian Road
  • King's Cross Station
  • St Pancras International Station
  • British Library
  • Euston Station
  • Euston Square Station
  • University Coll Hosp / Warren St Stn
  • Warren Street Stn / Tottenham Court Rd
  • Great Portland St Stn / Euston Rd
  • Regent's Park Station
  • Harley Street
  • Baker Street Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 113 bus to Edgware Station

  • Park Road/ Ivor Place
  • Alpha Close
  • London Central Mosque
  • Lord's Cricket Ground
  • St John's Wood Station
  • Queen's Grove
  • Boundary Road
  • Swiss Cottage Station
  • College Crescent
  • Finchley Road Station
  • Finchley Road / O2 Centre
  • Finchley Road & Frognal Station
  • Langland Gardens
  • West End Lane
  • Lyncroft Gardens
  • Fortune Green Road
  • Lyndale
  • Cricklewood Lane
  • Garth Road
  • The Vale
  • Pennine Drive
  • Wessex Gardens
  • Woodville Gardens
  • North Circular Road
  • Prince Charles Drive
  • Graham Road
  • Hendon Central Station
  • Hendon War Memorial
  • Colindeep Lane
  • Greyhound Hill
  • Southfields
  • Hall Lane
  • Fiveways Corner / Copthall Sports Centre
  • Watford Way / Grahame Park Way
  • Bunns Lane Bridge
  • Mill Hill Park
  • University College London Observatory
  • Mill Hill Circus
  • Apex Corner
  • Oakmead Gardens
  • Stoneyfields Park
  • Highview Avenue
  • The Grove
  • Broadfields Avenue
  • Edgwarebury Lane / Edgware Way
  • Edgwarebury Gardens
  • Edgware Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 142 bus to King Street / Watford

  • St Margarets Church
  • Whitchurch Lane
  • Mill Ridge
  • Park Grove
  • St Peter's Church
  • Canons Corner
  • London Road Synagogue
  • Stanmore Station
  • The Broadway
  • The Woodlands
  • Hill Close
  • Little Common
  • Priory Drive
  • Heathbourne Road / Bentley Priory Museum
  • Common Road
  • Windmill Lane
  • Three Crowns PH
  • Merry Hill Road
  • The Royal Oak PH
  • Steeplands
  • Melbourne Road
  • Bournehall Road
  • Red Lion PH
  • The Grange Academy
  • Bushey / Grange Road
  • Bushey Railway Station East
  • Bushey Arches
  • Dalton Way
  • Watford High Street Railway Station
  • King Street

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 352 bus to Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

  • Watford (Herts), High Street
  • Watford (Herts), Exchange Road
  • Watford (Herts), Beechen Grove North
  • Watford (Herts), Town Hall
  • Watford, Cassiobury Park Avenue
  • Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Watford Underground Station

  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 05:15 and arrive at 07:12
Journey time 01:57
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with N55 bus to Red Lion Square

  • Bunhill Row
  • St Luke's Music Education Centre
  • Goswell Road
  • Clerkenwell Road / St John Street
  • Clerkenwell Green
  • Gray's Inn Road
  • Red Lion Street

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N98 bus to Stanmore Station

  • High Holborn
  • New Oxford Street / High Holborn
  • Tottenham Court Road Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Station
  • Wardour Street
  • Great Titchfield St / Oxford Circus Stn
  • Oxford Street / John Lewis
  • Selfridges
  • Marble Arch Station
  • Marble Arch / Edgware Road
  • George Street
  • Sussex Gardens
  • Edgware Road Station / Bakerloo Line
  • Church Street Market
  • Orchardson Street
  • St John's Wood Road
  • Hall Road / Maida Vale
  • Elgin Avenue / Maida Vale Station
  • Carlton Vale
  • Kilburn Park Road
  • Kilburn High Road Station
  • Brondesbury Road
  • Kilburn High Road
  • Priory Park Road
  • Willesden Lane
  • Kingsley Road
  • Plympton Avenue
  • Christchurch
  • Deerhurst Road
  • Sidmouth Road
  • Walm Lane
  • Willesden Green Library
  • Villiers Road
  • Willesden Bus Garage
  • Meyrick Road
  • Chapter Road
  • Burnley Road
  • Mulgrave Road
  • Clifford Way
  • Neasden Underpass
  • Aylesbury Street
  • Quainton Street
  • Blackbird Hill
  • Tudor Gardens
  • Deanscroft Avenue
  • Lavender Avenue
  • Queensbury Road
  • Slough Lane
  • Kingsbury Green
  • Pipers Green
  • Slough Lane
  • Valley Drive
  • Kingsbury Station
  • Kingsbury Circle
  • Cowbridge Road
  • Queensbury Morrisons
  • Queensbury Station
  • The Honeypot
  • Queensbury Circle
  • Broadcroft Avenue
  • Wigton Gardens
  • Honeypot Lane Centre
  • Canons Park Open Space
  • Nelson Road
  • Stanmore Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 142 bus to St John's Road, Watford

  • The Broadway
  • The Woodlands
  • Hill Close
  • Little Common
  • Priory Drive
  • Heathbourne Road / Bentley Priory Museum
  • Common Road
  • Windmill Lane
  • Three Crowns PH
  • Merry Hill Road
  • The Royal Oak PH
  • Steeplands
  • Melbourne Road
  • Bournehall Road
  • Red Lion PH
  • The Grange Academy
  • Bushey / Grange Road
  • Bushey Railway Station East
  • Bushey Arches
  • Dalton Way
  • Watford High Street Railway Station
  • King Street
  • St Mary's Road
  • St John's Road

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for W30 bus to Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

  • Watford (Herts), Market Street
  • Watford (Herts), Exchange Road
  • Watford (Herts), Beechen Grove North
  • Watford (Herts), Town Hall
  • Watford, Cassiobury Park Avenue
  • Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Watford Underground Station

  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 05:17 and arrive at 07:36
Journey time 02:19
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with 205 bus to Euston Station

  • Old Street Roundabout
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Windsor Terrace
  • Central Street
  • Angel Islington
  • Pentonville Road / Baron Street
  • Penton Street / Chapel Market
  • Penton Rise
  • King's Cross / Caledonian Road
  • King's Cross Station
  • St Pancras International Station
  • British Library
  • Euston Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Euston Station / Eversholt St

  • Euston Station / Eversholt St

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N5 bus to Burnt Oak Broadway

  • Aldenham Street
  • Mornington Cres Stn / Camden Tn Library
  • Camden High Street
  • Camden Town Station
  • Hartland Road / Camden Market
  • The Roundhouse
  • Chalk Farm Station
  • Steele's Road / Steele's Village
  • Upper Park Road
  • Belsize Park Station
  • Rosslyn Hill
  • Pilgrim's Lane
  • Hampstead Station
  • Whitestone Pond / Jack Straw's Castle
  • Inverforth House
  • North End Road / Golders Hill Park
  • Wellgarth Road
  • Golders Green Station
  • Finchley Road
  • Hoop Lane
  • Woodstock Avenue
  • Limes Avenue
  • Golders Manor Drive
  • North Circular Road
  • Brent Street / Green Lane
  • Brent Green
  • Hendon Central Station
  • Hendon Way
  • Audley Road
  • Hendon Station
  • West Hendon Broadway
  • West Hendon Broadway / Herbert Road
  • Hendon Magistrates Court
  • Kingsbury Road
  • Sheaveshill Avenue
  • Colindeep Lane
  • Colindale Avenue
  • Stonecrop Close
  • Ajax Avenue
  • Colindale Station
  • Colindale Library
  • Quakers Course
  • North Acre
  • Angus Gardens
  • Burnt Oak Leisure Centre
  • Gunter Grove
  • Burnt Oak Station
  • Burnt Oak Broadway

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 142 bus to St John's Road, Watford

  • North Road
  • Edgware Community Hospital
  • Deansbrook Road
  • Spring Villa Road
  • Manor Park Crescent
  • Edgware Bus Station
  • St Margarets Church
  • Whitchurch Lane
  • Mill Ridge
  • Park Grove
  • St Peter's Church
  • Canons Corner
  • London Road Synagogue
  • Stanmore Station
  • The Broadway
  • The Woodlands
  • Hill Close
  • Little Common
  • Priory Drive
  • Heathbourne Road / Bentley Priory Museum
  • Common Road
  • Windmill Lane
  • Three Crowns PH
  • Merry Hill Road
  • The Royal Oak PH
  • Steeplands
  • Melbourne Road
  • Bournehall Road
  • Red Lion PH
  • The Grange Academy
  • Bushey / Grange Road
  • Bushey Railway Station East
  • Bushey Arches
  • Dalton Way
  • Watford High Street Railway Station
  • King Street
  • St Mary's Road
  • St John's Road

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for W30 bus to Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

  • Watford (Herts), Market Street
  • Watford (Herts), Exchange Road
  • Watford (Herts), Beechen Grove North
  • Watford (Herts), Town Hall
  • Watford, Cassiobury Park Avenue
  • Cassiobury Park, Watford Metropolitan Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Watford Underground Station

  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Cycle

Average journey time: 2 hours 27 mins

Old Street to Watford

Leave at 17:55 and arrive at 20:22
Journey time 02:27
This is a direct service

Start with Cycle to Watford Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between Old Street and Watford cost from £6.00 to £6.00


    Return journey: Watford to Old Street


    Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

    Frequently asked questions

    What is the average journey time between Old Street and Watford by London Underground?

    The average journey between Old Street and Watford by train is 1 hour 00 mins

    Which tube lines call at Old Street?

    The Northern line calls at Old Street

    Which tube lines call at Watford?

    The Metropolitan line calls at Watford

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