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Harry Potter™ Studio Location in London | Find Out The Directions, Best Ways To Get There & More

Where is the Harry Potter™ Studio?

Harry Potter™ Studio is located at Leavesden in Watford, about 20 miles northwest of central London. 

Address: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR. Find on map

Closest landmark: Watford Junction

Getting to the Harry Potter™ Studio by Public Transport

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By Bus

Travel time: 15 minutes

Closest station: Watford Junction

Mullany's Coaches provides a regular shuttle service from Watford Junction to the studio. A normal route should take about 15 minutes, with buses running every 20 minutes starting at 9:20 AM. Usually, the last bus leaves between 6 and 8 PM. Please bear in mind that to use the shuttle transfers, you will need to show your booking confirmation.

You can also opt for transfer options from central London with Golden Tours who are the preferred partners of Warner Bros. Studios.

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By Train

Travel time: 16 - 20 minutes

Closest station: Watford Junction

The nearest train station to Warner Bros. Studios is Watford Junction. The studio is a 20-minute train ride from London Euston and a 1-hour journey from Birmingham New Street. Take the train to Watford Junction (£4.00) and then the roundtrip shuttle service (£3.00) to the studio. Oyster cards are accepted between London Euston and Watford Junction.

There are non-direct trains available too from London Euston but the travel duration to reach Warner Bros. Studios is longer.

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By Taxi

Travel time: 12 minutes (from Watford Junction)

You can also take a cab from the city to get to Warner Bros. Studios. Either catch a local taxi or book an Uber using the application. Given the long journey, you will have to shell out a fair amount of money to get to the studio.

Please note that if you are being picked up by a taxi from Warner Bros. Studios, the driver will have to present a valid booking confirmation/reservation at the car park.

Getting to Harry Potter Studios - From London Gatwick

By Air

Warner Bros. Studios is easily accessible from the 4 major London airports. The distance of each from the studio is mentioned below:

Getting to the Harry Potter™ Studio by Car

Getting to Harry Potter Studios - From the North

Arriving From The North

Take the Junction 6A exit off the M1 and get on to the M25, Heathrow. Next, take the Junction 20 exit and head southeast towards London (NW & C) on the A41. Keep left at the Hunton Bridge roundabout as well for the A405 (St Albans). Turn on to the left-hand fork and make the first exit to Warner Bros. Studios at the roundabout.

Getting to Harry Potter Studios - From London

Arriving From London

Take the Junction 5 exit on the M1 and continue on the A41 (North Watford) for 3 miles approximately. Take the 4th exit at the Hunton Bridge roundabout. Keep left and take the first exit. Again, keep left as you approach the Y junction and then take the first exit to Warner Bros. Studios at the roundabout.

Parking at Harry Potter™ Studios

Getting to Harry Potter Studios - Parking

Free parking is available at Warner Bros. Studios car park. For disabled visitors, a number of parking bays with blue disability badges are also available. Please note that you will have to show your booking confirmations to the Car parking Team at the entrance. If you are visiting with a group but travelling independently, each vehicle will need a separate booking to be confirmed at the entrance.

Priority Parking

This parking facility is right outside the studio tour entrance and will require an online booking to be made with an additional payment of £10. Tickets for priority booking have to be made in advance and cannot be purchased on the day. If you have opted for e-tickets, then you will receive them as a mail attachment. Otherwise, the printed copy will be posted to your address. You will also receive a windscreen sticker upon your arrival at Warner Bros. Studios.

Best Ways To Get To Harry Potter™ Studio

From Watford Junction

  • Budget-friendly: Traveling by bus is the most inexpensive way to reach Harry Potter™ Studio in London. Mullany's Coaches provides a regular shuttle service from Watford Junction to the studio.
  • Fastest route: The fastest way to get to Harry Potter™ Studio is to drive there. It will take you about 10 minutes to get to the studio from Watford Station. 
  • Sightseeing: Although walking to the studio would be a great way to soak in the sights of the city, the walk is far too long. You can travel by bus and admire the city on your journey.

From London

  • Budget-friendly: Traveling by train is the most inexpensive way to reach the Harry Potter™ Studio in London. Take the train from either London Euston or Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction (£4.00) and then the roundtrip shuttle service (£3.00) to the studio. Oyster cards can be used at any station.
  • Fastest route: The fastest way to get to the Harry Potter™ Studio is to drive there. The journey takes around 50 minutes from central London to Warner Bros. Studios.
  • Sightseeing: You can admire the landscape and London city by travelling to Harry Potter™ Studio by bus. You can choose transfer options from central London with Golden Tours and have a pleasant journey to Warner Bros. Studios. Driving down to the studios is also an option for a brief and fun road trip.
Book Harry Potter™ Studio Tickets & Tours

Warner Bros. Studio Harry Potter Tour with Transfers from London

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Unique Fully Guided Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Harry Potter™ Studio Location & How to Get There

Q. Where is Harry Potter™ Studio located?

A. The Harry Potter™ Studio is located in Leavesden, London.

Q. Which city is Harry Potter™ Studio in?

A. The Harry Potter™ Studio is in London, UK.

Q. How do I get to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. You can get to Harry Potter™ Studio by bus, train, or car. Shuttle buses to and from the studio are available from Watford Junction.

Q. Which is the fastest way to get to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. The fastest way to get to Harry Potter™ Studio is by driving there or by taking a local taxi/Uber.

Q. Which is the cheapest way to get to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. The cheapest way to travel to Harry Potter™ Studio is by train.

Q. Which is the closest bus stop to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. The closest bus stop to Harry Potter™ Studio is Watford Junction.

Q. Which is the closest train station to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. The closest train station to Harry Potter™ Studio is the Watford Junction Train Station.

Q. Can I park at Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. Yes, you can park at Harry Potter™ Studio. There is free parking for visitor, exclusive parking bays reserved for disabled visitors as well as Priority Parking.

Q. Is there parking for disabled persons at Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. Yes, there are several parking spots available for disabled persons close to the entrance of Harry Potter™ Studio in London.

Q. Can I walk to Harry Potter™ Studio?

A. Walking from Watford Junction takes about 50 minutes. We suggest taking the shuttle bus instead.

Q. What are Harry Potter™ Studio opening times?

A. Harry Potter™ Studio opening times are from 8:30 AM to 10 PM. The studio is closed on March 30, November 7 to 11, and December 25 and 26.