There are 4 ways to get from Hitchin to Essex by train, bus or car
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Train • 2 h 22 min
$37 - $51
Bus National Express, line 133 bus • 2 h 26 min
$17 - $25
2 alternative options
$23 - $26
Drive • 1 h 3 min
$11 - $17
Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct bus from Hitchin to Essex. However, there are services departing from Hitchin, St Mary's Square and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.
The distance between Hitchin and Essex is 38 miles. The road distance is 52 miles.
The best way to get from Hitchin to Essex without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs .
It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Hitchin to Essex, including transfers.
Hitchin to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hitchin, St Mary's Square station.
The best way to get from Hitchin to Essex is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 26 min.
Hitchin to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.
Yes, the driving distance between Hitchin to Essex is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Hitchin to Essex.
There are 204+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $71 USD per night.
What companies run services between Hitchin, England and Essex, England?
You can take a train from Hitchin to Essex via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hitchin to Essex via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 2 h 26 min.
Train from Hitchin to Farringdon
- Ave. Duration
- 37 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $16 - $22
- Schedules at
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
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.
Bus from Hitchin, St Mary's Square to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 10 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- $8 - $14
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
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