There are 4 ways to get from Hitchin to Essex by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$37 - $51

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Bus National Express, line 133 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, St Mary's Square to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus, line 133 bus via Bishop's Stortford, Interchange  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, St Mary's Square to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange 386
  2. Take the bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 5 / ...
  3. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) 133

$23 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to Essex 52 miles

$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.

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The distance between Hitchin and Essex is 38 miles. The road distance is 52 miles.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Essex without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Hitchin to Essex, including transfers.

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Hitchin to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hitchin, St Mary's Square station.

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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.

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Hitchin to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hitchin to Essex is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Hitchin to Essex.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hitchin to Essex.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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 operators
Bus operators
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 Hitchin, St Mary's Square to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Richmonds Coaches
Phone
01763 848226
Email
postbox@richmonds-coaches.co.uk
Website
richmonds-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, St Mary's Square to Bishop's Stortford, Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
richmonds-coaches.co.uk
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk

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