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

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Highbury & Islington to Hatfield (Herts)

$23 - $35

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Bus, line 724 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Hatfield, Town Centre 724

$15 - $17

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hatfield 44.5 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hatfield 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Hatfield, Town Centre via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Hatfield. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Hatfield (Herts) via Stratford (London) and Highbury & Islington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Hatfield is 30 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Hatfield bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 724 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Chelmsford to Hatfield bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Hatfield, Town Centre station.

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Chelmsford to Hatfield train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Hatfield (Herts) station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield.
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  • Distance: 29.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Hatfield via Stratford (London) and Highbury & Islington in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hatfield via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Highbury & Islington to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
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 Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 (Chelm Bus Stn) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Hatfield, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Hatfield is 45 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Chelmsford to Hatfield.

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