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

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Bus  •  50 min

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

$10 - $15

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Bus via Harpenden, Old Cock Inn  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 100|Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn 321|Sapphire / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Harpenden

$29 - $38

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hitchin to Harpenden 14.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to Harpenden 14.7 miles

$3 - $5

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

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The quickest way to get from Hitchin to Harpenden is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hitchin to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Hitchin, Moormead Close and arriving at Harpenden, Old Cock Inn via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at Harpenden via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Hitchin and Harpenden is 10 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Harpenden without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Hitchin to Harpenden, including transfers.

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Hitchin to Harpenden bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Hitchin, Moormead Close station.

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

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The best way to get from Hitchin to Harpenden is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £21 - £29 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Hitchin to Harpenden bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Harpenden, Old Cock Inn station.

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

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Map of how to get from Hitchin to Harpenden.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Hitchin to Harpenden every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hitchin to Harpenden via London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 3 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 Harpenden
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
unobus.info
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Harpenden, Old Cock Inn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Website
centrebus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Hitchin to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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