Hertford has two railway stations - Hertford East (built in 1888), which connects to London Liverpool Street; and Hertford North, which connects to London Kings Cross and London Moorgate.
The Hertford East terminus is close to the town centre in Railway Street and was the first station to be built in the town. It lies at the end of the Hertford Branch line, which leaves the Liverpool Street-Cambridge mainline at Broxbourne, with stops at Rye House in Hoddesdon, St.Margaret's in Stanstead Abbots and Ware. Trains on this line are operated by National Express - http://www.nationalexpresseastanglia.com
Hertford North is about ten minutes walk from the town centre in North Road and opened in 1924. It forms part of the Hertford Loop, which provides a diversion from the East Coast main line that runs North from Kings Cross. Stations on the line include Stevenage, Watton-at-Stone, Bayford and Cuffley. Trains on this line are run by First Capital Connect - http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk
Hertford's bus station is at Bircherley Green, attached to the shopping centre. It is five minutes walk from Hertford East railway station. Useful services include:
333 Town Centre, Pinehurst Estate and Bengeo - every 30 minutes
395/396 Town Centre, North Station and Sele Farm, Ware Town Centre and Fanhams Common - every 30 minutes.
Out-of-town bus services link Hertford with Stevenage (hourly timetable on Service 390), Bishop's Stortford (Service 351), the Lea Valley (Service 310/311) and Buntingford and Royston (Service 331).
Green Line 724 provides a cross-county link via Hertford to Harlow or Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, St Albans, Watford and Heathrow Airport.
National Express Service 767 links Hertford with Stansted Airport, Luton Airport, Luton Town Centre, Leicester and Nottingham.
For Hertfordshire bus timetables, maps, journey planning and breaking news visit the Intalink website below.
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