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There are 2 ways to get from Swindon to Harpenden by train, subway or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Baker Street station to West Hampstead station
  3. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Harpenden

£42 - £52

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Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Swindon to Harpenden 94 miles

£15 - £22

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Harpenden is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Harpenden is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Harpenden via Paddington station, Baker Street station and West Hampstead Thameslink. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Swindon and Harpenden is 64 miles. The road distance is 94 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Harpenden without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 39m and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Swindon to Harpenden, including transfers.

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Swindon to Harpenden train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swindon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Harpenden is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Swindon to Harpenden.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Harpenden. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 63.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

There is no direct connection from Swindon to Harpenden. However, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Paddington station, take the subway to Baker Street station, take the subway to West Hampstead station, take the walk to West Hampstead Thameslink, then take the train to Harpenden. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Harpenden.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Baker Street station to West Hampstead station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13

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