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There are 5 ways to get from Hertford to Cambridge by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station 390 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Cambridge

$15 - $20

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Broxbourne to Cambridge

$20 - $29

Line 510 bus, bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$18 - $34

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Hertford to Cambridge 34.1 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Hertford to Cambridge 34.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Hertford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Hertford to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hertford station to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Hertford, Bus Station and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hertford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Hertford East and arriving at Cambridge via Broxbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Hertford and Cambridge is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hertford to Cambridge without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 35m and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Hertford to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Hertford to Cambridge bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Hertford to Cambridge train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Broxbourne station.

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The best way to get from Hertford to Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £15 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 510 bus and bus, which costs £13 - £27 and takes 3h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Hertford to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 29.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between Hertford, England and Cambridge, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Hertford to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hertford to Cambridge via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station and Stansted Airport London in around 3h 3m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hertford, Bus Station to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 London to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Hertford to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Hertford to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Hertford to Cambridge train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hertford to Cambridge is 34 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Hertford to Cambridge.

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