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There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Harlow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town Stansted Express

$31 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 510 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School 509 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School 59

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Harlow 27.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Harlow 27.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Harlow is to bus and line 510 bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Harlow is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Harlow, Burnt Mill School via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Harlow Town via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Harlow is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Harlow without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £24 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Basildon to Harlow, including transfers.

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Basildon to Harlow bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Basildon to Harlow train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Harlow is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £24 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 510 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Harlow.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Harlow, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Harlow via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Harlow via Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$36
Business
$32
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Harlow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Basildon to Harlow bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harlow, Burnt Mill School station.

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Basildon to Harlow train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Harlow Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Harlow is 27 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Basildon to Harlow.

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