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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$25 - $37

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus, line 724 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 59 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

$16 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hatfield 44.5 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hatfield 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hatfield via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Highbury & Islington to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chelmsford to Hatfield?

The distance between Chelmsford and Hatfield is 48 km. The road distance is 71 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield?

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield?

The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs £150 - £190.

Is there a direct train between Chelmsford and Hatfield?

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 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chelmsford and Hatfield?

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford 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 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield?

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Chelmsford to Hatfield, including transfers.