There are 5 ways to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Aylesbury to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Harpenden

$36 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street)
  2. Take the bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) F70 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn 610 / ...

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus via Watford, High Street  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn 321|Sapphire

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aylesbury to Harpenden 27.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Aylesbury to Harpenden 27.3 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aylesbury station to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) and arriving at Harpenden, Old Cock Inn via Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Aylesbury and Harpenden is 20 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden, including transfers.

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Aylesbury to Harpenden bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6).

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The best way to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £27 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Aylesbury to Harpenden bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harpenden, Old Cock Inn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aylesbury to Harpenden is 27 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Aylesbury to Harpenden.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Harpenden. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aylesbury to Harpenden.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Aylesbury, England and Harpenden, England?

You can take a train from Aylesbury to Harpenden via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, West Hampstead Underground Station, and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aylesbury to Harpenden via Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Aylesbury to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 6) to Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leighton Buzzard, High Street (Bridge Street) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Clarendon Road to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Website
centrebus.info
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aylesbury to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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