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There are 6 ways to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 84 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans City station to Potters Bar, Cranborne Road 84

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Potters Bar

$20 - $29

4 alternative options

Line 610 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 610 bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Potters Bar, The Avenue 610

Bus, line 84 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to St Albans, St Peter's Street 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, Police Station to Potters Bar, Laurel Avenue 84

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harpenden to Potters Bar 13 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Potters Bar 13 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Potters Bar, The Avenue. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Potters Bar. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Potters Bar via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Potters Bar is 11 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar without a car is to line 84 bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Potters Bar bus services, operated by Uno, depart from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn station.

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Harpenden to Potters Bar train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Harpenden station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Potters Bar is to line 84 bus which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Harpenden, England and Potters Bar, England?

Metroline Travel operates a bus from Harpenden to Potters Bar every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harpenden to Potters Bar via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Potters Bar
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Potters Bar
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Potters Bar, Cranborne Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Police Station to Potters Bar, Laurel Avenue
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Potters Bar, The Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
unobus.info
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to St Albans, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harpenden to Potters Bar
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Harpenden to Potters Bar bus services, operated by Uno, arrive at Potters Bar, The Avenue station.

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Harpenden to Potters Bar train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Potters Bar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Potters Bar is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Harpenden to Potters Bar.

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