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There are 3 ways to get from Essex to Cockfosters by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the subway from Holborn station to Cockfosters station Piccadilly

£21 - £31

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way to Oakwood, Freston Gardens N91

£21 - £28

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Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Cockfosters 51.8 miles

£8 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Cockfosters is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Cockfosters is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Cockfosters station. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Cockfosters station via Liverpool Street station and Holborn station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Essex and Cockfosters is 34 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Cockfosters without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 38m and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Essex to Cockfosters, including transfers.

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Essex to Cockfosters train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Cockfosters train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Cockfosters station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Cockfosters is 52 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Essex to Cockfosters.

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There are 29858+ hotels available in Cockfosters. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Cockfosters.
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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between Essex, England and Cockfosters, England?

There is no direct connection from Essex to Cockfosters. However, you can take the train to London Liverpool Street, take the walk to Liverpool Street station, take the subway to Holborn station, then take the subway to Cockfosters station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Essex to Cockfosters via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Station, King's Cross St. Pancras, and Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Holborn station to Cockfosters station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way to Oakwood, Freston Gardens
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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