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There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Harlow by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School 59

$5 - $8

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

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

$36 - $41

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Harlow 19.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Harlow 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Harlow is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Harlow is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford City Centre, station station and arriving at Harlow, Burnt Mill School. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Harlow Town via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Harlow is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Harlow without a car is to bus which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The bus from Chelmsford City Centre, station to Harlow, Burnt Mill School takes 46 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chelmsford to Harlow bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, station.

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Chelmsford to Harlow train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Harlow is to bus which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £27 - £32 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Harlow.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Chelmsford to Harlow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 46 min. First in Essex also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Harlow via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.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
First in Essex
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Harlow
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Harlow is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Chelmsford to Harlow.

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