Plan your visit
Planning a visit to Watford Town Centre? You’re not short of transport options – we’ve got you covered!
Watford Town Centre is located just north of London, within the M25 boundary. It is well served by buses and has direct rail links to London via overground, underground and is on the West Coast Mainline.
How to get here
Watford is served by three train stations:
- Watford High Street Station (Overground) is on the edge of the town centre, frequent overground services run between Watford and London Euston.
- Watford Junction (Overground and National Rail) is a 10-15 minute walk to the town centre along either Clarendon Road or Queens Road, offering fast frequent services to London Euston, St Albans Abbey, Milton Keynes and Northampton. There are also frequent services to Birmingham from this station.
- Watford underground station is on the Metropolitan line and is 20-25 minutes walk from the town centre. There are frequent services from/to Croxley, Moor Park (change for Amersham and Chesham), Northwood, Pinner and Harrow-on-the-Hill, plus services that take you to & from Central London.
There are bus services from all over Hertfordshire and North West London to Watford Town Centre. Use www.intalink.org.uk to plan your journey.
Watford Town Centre can easily be reached from Junction 5 of the M1 motorway as well as Junctions 19 & 20 of the M25.
There are 4 car multi-storey parks located within the Atria Watford shopping centre car parks, a further 3 multi-storey car parks around the town centre and 3 surface level, pay & display car parks.
There are currently 16 electric vehicle charging bays, which can be found in several of our town centre car parks.
More information, including prices, numbers of disabled bays, opening times and locations can be found on each car park:
Taxi ranks are located at Albert Road South, Rickmansworth Road Junction linking to The Parade, King Street, Watford High Street Station and along Watford High Street outside Tesco Express, Caffe Nero and HSBC
Watford Town Centre is welcoming to cyclists. A shared space with pedestrians operates in The Parade area and there is a cycle path along Watford High Street, with cycle parking at various locations.
Watford Town Centre has a bike sharing scheme in place called Beryl. Beryl Bikes are a sustainable, greener and healthier transport system. The bikes are designed to be safe, fun and easy to ride. Anyone aged 16 or over can hire a Beryl Bike via the Beryl app. For more info visit www.beryl.cc.
There are a total of 185 disabled bays in our town centre car parks, which are located either at ground floor level or on levels accessible by passenger lifts.
Watford Town Centre’s Shopmobility scheme is located on the ground floor of Church Car Park and is open from 10am – 7pm, Monday to Saturdays. This provides free daily access to wheelchairs and mobility scooters to people visiting our town with mobility issues.
Car parks information
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