There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Hitchin by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Hitchin

$32 - $44

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Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Hitchin, St Mary's Square 777 / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Line 59 bus, line 724 bus, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, YMCA (Fenn Wright estate agents) 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 Hertford, Bus Station 724
  3. Take the bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station 390 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hitchin, Moormead Close

$22 - $26

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Hitchin 45.7 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Hitchin 45.7 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Hitchin, St Mary's Square via Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Hitchin is 36 miles. The road distance is 45.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hitchin without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Chelmsford to Hitchin, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Hitchin bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn).

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Hitchin is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Chelmsford to Hitchin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hitchin, St Mary's Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Hitchin is 46 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Chelmsford to Hitchin.

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There are 303+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Hitchin.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Hitchin via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Hitchin via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Hitchin, St Mary's Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, YMCA (Fenn Wright estate agents) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to Hitchin, Moormead Close
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
centrebus.info
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
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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