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

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $13

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Hertford East

$24 - $34

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hertford 29.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hertford 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Hertford station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at Hertford, Bus Station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Hertford East via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Hertford is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hertford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Chelmsford to Hertford, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hertford is to bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Chelmsford to Hertford bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Hertford, Bus Station.

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Chelmsford to Hertford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Hertford East station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hertford.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hertford via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Hertford via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Hertford East
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hertford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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 Hertford is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Chelmsford to Hertford.

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