There are 5 ways to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Potters Bar to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford

$24 - $36

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Line 724 bus, line 59 bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 724
  2. Take the line 59 bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Chelmsford, Anglia Ruskin University (Chelm ARU) 59

$19 - $22

3 alternative options

Train via Stratford (London)  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Potters Bar to Highbury & Islington
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$22 - $33

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Potters Bar to Chelmsford 36.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Potters Bar to Chelmsford 36.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potters Bar to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Potters Bar, The Avenue and arriving at Chelmsford, Anglia Ruskin University (Chelm ARU) via Hatfield, The Galleria and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Potters Bar to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Potters Bar and arriving at Chelmsford via Highbury & Islington and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Potters Bar and Chelmsford is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £18 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Potters Bar to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Hatfield, The Galleria station.

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Potters Bar to Chelmsford train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Potters Bar station.

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The best way to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £18 - £28. Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and line 59 bus, which costs £14 - £17 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Potters Bar to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Potters Bar, England and Chelmsford, England?

You can take a train from Potters Bar to Chelmsford via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potters Bar to Chelmsford via Hatfield, The Galleria and Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Potters Bar to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Potters Bar to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Chelmsford, Anglia Ruskin University (Chelm ARU)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Potters Bar to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Potters Bar to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Chelmsford, Anglia Ruskin University (Chelm ARU) station.

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Potters Bar to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potters Bar to Chelmsford is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Potters Bar to Chelmsford.

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