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

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Bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Old Harlow, Library 59

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Old Harlow, Library 59

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Mill

$20 - $30

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Old Harlow 27.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Old Harlow 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Old Harlow is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Old Harlow is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Old Harlow. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Old Harlow, Library via Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Old Harlow. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Harlow Mill via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Old Harlow is 20 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Old Harlow without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Basildon to Old Harlow, including transfers.

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Basildon to Old Harlow bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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

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The best way to get from Basildon to Old Harlow is to bus which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Old Harlow.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Basildon to Old Harlow via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basildon to Old Harlow via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 51 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
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Old Harlow, Library
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon, Ashdon Way (Nethermayne Rail Bridge) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Old Harlow, Library
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Old Harlow
Ave. Duration
30 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 Old Harlow bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Old Harlow, Library station.

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Basildon to Old Harlow train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Harlow Mill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Old Harlow is 28 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Basildon to Old Harlow.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Old Harlow. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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