There are 6 ways to get from Harlow to London by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  29 min

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

$22

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Harlow CM17 to London 28.7 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Line 510 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras

$16 - $20

Line 410 bus, night bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 410 bus from Harlow, Sports Centre to Waltham Cross, Bus Station 410
  2. Take the night bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square N279

$9

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harlow to London 28.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Harlow to London 28.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Harlow to London is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harlow to London is to train which costs £17 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlow to London. However, there are services departing from Mark Hall, The Stow Upper and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras via London Stansted Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harlow Town and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Harlow and London is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Harlow to London without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £17.

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The train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Harlow to London is to train which takes 29 min and costs £17. Alternatively, you can line 510 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Harlow to London.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

Stansted Express operates a train from Harlow to London every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harlow to London via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and London Stansted Airport in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Harlow Town to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Harlow, Sports Centre to Waltham Cross, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Night bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Harlow CM17 to London
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Harlow to London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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Harlow to London bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Harlow to London train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlow to London is 28 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Harlow to London.

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