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

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 59

$5 - $8

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$36 - $42

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harlow to Chelmsford 19.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Harlow to Chelmsford 19.6 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlow to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Harlow Town and arriving at Chelmsford via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Harlow and Chelmsford is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Chelmsford without a car is to bus which takes 43 min and costs .

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The bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Harlow to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper station.

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Harlow to Chelmsford train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Harlow Town station.

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The best way to get from Harlow to Chelmsford is to bus which takes 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Harlow to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn).

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

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Map of how to get from Harlow to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Harlow to Chelmsford hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 43 min. First in Essex also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harlow to Chelmsford via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$37
Business
$32
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn)
Ave. Duration
43 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 Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harlow to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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 Harlow to Chelmsford is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Harlow to Chelmsford.

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