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Getting here

intu Watford is located in the city centre with several conveniently situated transport links and parking for over 2,800 vehicles. There are over 2,000 additional spaces in the town centre car parks located close to the centre. Whether you're travelling by bus, car, train, bike or on foot – getting here is easier than ever.

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Travelling by car

intu Watford
intu Watford shopping centre, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 2UB
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Travelling by train

Watford High Street

Watford High Street Station (Overground) is only a three minute walk from the shopping centre along the High Street, with frequent services to & from London Euston.

Station information

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Watford Junction

A 10-15 minute walk from the shopping centre along Clarendon Road, with fast and frequent rail services to London Euston, St Albans Abbey, Milton Keynes and Northampton. There are also frequent services to Birmingham from this station.

Station information

Live train information

Travelling by tube

Watford

Watford Station is on the Metropolitan line, and is a leisurely 20-25 minute walk from the shopping 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.

Station information

Travelling by bus

There are bus services from all over Hertfordshire and North West London to intu Watford. The nearest bus stops are conveniently located just outside the centre along Beechen Grove, Water Lane & the High Street, dropping you right at our door!

For the latest information on bus times, routes and network maps for Watford please visit:

Intalink - Hertfordshire Council Council Information Portal

Travelling by bike

There is a cycle path along the high street, immediately outside the centre building. Cycle parking can be found on Queens Road outside Primark.

Watford town centre will soon be launching bike sharing scheme '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.

Travelling by taxi

We're partnered with Waev.co.uk, a local taxi company that offers wheelchair accessible, electric vehicles.

For a quality taxi service with trained drivers, call 01923 375435.

The main pick up points are King Street (by Mcdonalds) Queens Road (by Clipso hair salon) and level 1 of Queens car park.

Parking

intu Watford has 4 car parks and 2,773 parking spaces including disabled and parent and child spaces. Passenger lifts and escalators give easy access from each car park directly to the shopping centre.

Queens

  • Total car spaces: 660
  • Disabled spaces: 16
  • Parent & child spaces: 15
  • Height restrictions: 1.93m / 6ft 3"
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Parking fee: up to 2 hours: £2.00
    up to 3 hours: £3.10
    up to 4 hours: £4.10
    up to 5 hours: £5.10
    up to 6 hours: £6.10
    up to 7 hours: £10.50
    up to 24 hours: £15.50
    Night rate: £2.00
    after 3am the charge will be (£2.00) plus hourly charge: £2.00
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Kings

  • Total car spaces: 773
  • Disabled spaces: 28
  • Parent & child spaces: 18
  • Height restrictions: 1.93m / 6ft 3"
  • Opening times: Monday: 9am - 6pm
    Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
    Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
    Thursday: 9am - 6pm
    Friday: 9am - 6pm
    Saturday: 9am - 6pm
    Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Charter

  • Total car spaces: 741
  • Disabled spaces: 23
  • Parent & child spaces: 21
  • Height restrictions: 1.93m / 6ft 3"
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Parking fee: up to 2 hours: £2.00
    up to 3 hours: £3.10
    up to 4 hours: £4.10
    up to 5 hours: £5.10
    up to 6 hours: £6.10
    up to 7 hours: £10.50
    up to 24 hours: £15.50
    Night rate: £2.00
    after 3am the charge will be (£2.00) plus hourly charge: £2.00
  • Driving directions

Palace

  • Total car spaces: 599
  • Disabled spaces: 20
  • Parent & child spaces: 23
  • Height restrictions: 1.93m / 6ft 3"
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Parking fee: up to 2 hours: £2.00
    up to 3 hours: £3.10
    up to 4 hours: £4.10
    up to 5 hours: £5.10
    up to 6 hours: £6.10
    up to 7 hours: £10.50
    up to 24 hours: £15.50
    Night rate: £2.00
    after 3am the charge will be (£2.00) plus hourly charge: £2.00
  • Driving directions

Parking services

  • Disabled parking spaces

    Disabled spaces are available in our car parks for disabled shoppers

    More info
  • Electric Car Charging

    We have changed the way that Electric Vehicle charging works at intu Watford

    More info
  • Parent & child spaces

    We have parent and child spaces available within our car parks

    More info
  • The Car Wash Co.

    The Car Wash Co provide car washing and valeting services at our centre

    More info
  • Tap & Go!

    Parking at intu Watford has never been quicker or easier with our new Tap & Go system, launching this spring.

    More info

Places to stay

Travelodge Watford Central

1 min walk

This hotel is very close to the town centre and has recently been updated, featuring Travelodge’s new room design so you can be sure of a great night’s sleep.

Book Travelodge Watford

Jurys Inn Watford

3 min walk

With an ideal location, the hotel is perfectly situated to enjoy all that the town centre has to offer. The hotel is perfectly placed for transport links to, from and beyond London.

Book Jurys Inn Watford

Premier Inn Watford Central Hotel

10 min walk

In a great location in Watford's buzzing town centre, you'll also be just minutes from rail and underground links to central London.

Book Premier Inn Watford