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

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Bus  •  1h 42m

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

$11 - $22

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Train  •  1h 46m

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

$24 - $34

Taxi  •  37m

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hertford 29.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hertford 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Hertford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Hertford is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 37m.

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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, station and arriving at Hertford, Bus Station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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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 1h 46m.

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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 1h 42m and costs £8 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m 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, 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 1h 42m and costs £8 - £17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hertford.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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 in around 1h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Hertford via London Liverpool Street in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
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
49m
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, station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hertford
Ave. Duration
37m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Chelmsford to Hertford bus services, operated by Green Line, 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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Hertford is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37m to drive from Chelmsford to Hertford.

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