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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Hitchin

£15 - £19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station 38.5 miles

£200 - £240

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station 38.5 miles

£5 - £9

Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station by walk and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Hitchin Station is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 41 min. Operated by Thameslink, the Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station service departs from Waterloo Station and arrives in Hitchin. Typically 483 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
43 min
Fastest journey time:
41 min
Services per week:
483
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:37
Last service departs at:
23:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station walk and train schedules

Waterloo Station → Hitchin Station
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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station is to taxi which costs £200 - £240 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Hitchin. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Hitchin Station is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 1m and costs £15 - £19.

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The train from London Blackfriars to Hitchin takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station is 38 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Hitchin Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Hitchin Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Blackfriars to Hitchin every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £15 - £19 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Hitchin Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£200 - £240
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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