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

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Potters Bar to Alexandra Palace
  2. Take the train from Alexandra Palace to Hertford North

$16 - $23

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Train, line 341 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Potters Bar to Hatfield (Herts)
  2. Take the line 341 bus from Hatfield Railway Station to Hertford, Market Street 341 / ...

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 84 bus, line 724 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Potters Bar, Byng Drive to St Albans City Railway Station 84
  2. Take the line 724 bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hertford, Bus Station 724

$13

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Potters Bar to Hertford 11.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Potters Bar to Hertford 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Potters Bar to Hertford is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potters Bar to Hertford is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potters Bar to Hertford station. However, there are services departing from Potters Bar, Byng Drive and arriving at Hertford, Bus Station via St Albans City Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Potters Bar to Hertford. However, there are services departing from Potters Bar and arriving at Hertford North via Alexandra Palace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Potters Bar and Hertford is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Potters Bar to Hertford without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £12 - £18.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Potters Bar to Hertford, including transfers.

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Potters Bar to Hertford bus services, operated by Metroline Travel, depart from Potters Bar, Byng Drive station.

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

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The best way to get from Potters Bar to Hertford is to train which takes 54 min and costs £12 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 84 bus and line 724 bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Potters Bar to Hertford bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Hertford, Bus Station.

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Potters Bar to Hertford train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Hertford North station.

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Map of how to get from Potters Bar to Hertford.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from Potters Bar to Hertford via Alexandra Palace in around 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potters Bar to Hertford via St Albans City Railway Station in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Potters Bar to Alexandra Palace
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Alexandra Palace to Hertford North
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Potters Bar to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Potters Bar to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield Railway Station to Hertford, Market Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
unobus.info
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Potters Bar, Byng Drive to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Hertford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Potters Bar to Hertford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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