There are 5 ways to get from Hitchin to Elstree by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Elstree & Borehamwood

$27 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 304 bus, line 657 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church 304
  2. Take the line 657 bus from Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church to Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station 657

$16

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 100|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the train from Luton to Elstree & Borehamwood

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hitchin to Elstree 27.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to Elstree 27.6 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hitchin to Elstree. However, there are services departing from Hitchin, Bancroft and arriving at Elstree, The East PH via Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church and Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Hitchin and Elstree is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Elstree without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Hitchin to Elstree, including transfers.

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Hitchin to Elstree bus services, operated by Centrebus South, depart from Hitchin, Bancroft station.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Elstree is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 304 bus and line 657 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Hitchin to Elstree bus services, operated by Uno, arrive at Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hitchin to Elstree is 28 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Hitchin to Elstree.

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There are 7563+ hotels available in Elstree. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hitchin to Elstree.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Hitchin, England and Elstree, England?

You can take a train from Hitchin to Elstree via London St Pancras International LL, Elstree & Borehamwood, and Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station in around 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hitchin to Elstree via Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church and Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Elstree & Borehamwood
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Elstree & Borehamwood
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
centrebus.info
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Wheathampstead, St Helen's Church to Elstree & Borehamwood Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Hitchin to Elstree
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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