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Bishop's Stortford is a rapidly growing town and much of its popularity can be attributed to its strategic location on the Herts and Essex Border, close to London Stansted Airport and between London and Cambridge. Superb road and rail links make access to all areas of Great Britain easy. Transport Direct: www.transportdirect.info For travel information by car,train,ferry, coach bus or tube.

Road

Click here for Map of Bishop's Stortford. Bishop's Stortford is only 30 miles from London and less than 20 minutes to junction 27 of the M25 via the M11 motorway.

Car Parks - All Car Parks are Pay and Display

The Causeway, Old River Lane, Link Road, Apton Road, Basbow Lane, Hockerill, Crown Terrace, The Causeway – New multistory, Rail track, Station Road – Season Tickets available at the Station.

Rail

Regular services from Liverpool Street, London via Bishop's Stortford to Stansted Airport and Cambridge. The rail station at Stansted Airport is located beneath the terminal building.

For details of season tickets and car parking at Bishop's Stortford Rail station Tel: 0800 783 5894.

Ticket Sales Hotline Tel: 0845 6007245

National Rail enquiries Tel: 08457 484950

National Express Assisted Travel Helpline Tel: 0800 028 2878 , nxassistedtravel@nationalexpress.comwww.nationalrail.co.uk

Buses

For details of the bus services in the area visit www.intalink.org.uk www.ukbus.co.uk Contact Intalink Travel Line 0871 200 2233 www.traveline.org.uk

Stortford Shuttle

Stortford Shuttle is a new community bus service covering Thorley, Havers, Parsonage, the Herts and Essex Hospital and the town centre. It has been set up to provide services on routes not covered by the commercial bus companies and operates every weekday from 8:00am until 3:00pm. The bus operates on a ‘hail and ride’ basis where the bus will stop on request at the nearest safe place. Anyone can use the bus - a single journey costs £3.00 and an all-day hopper costs just £4.00. Children and Carers with a passport travel for half price. under 4 travel free. Disabled/ Older person with bus  pass, travel free.

Hadham Hopper

This route provides a regular service every Thursday morning from Much Hadham and Perry Green to Bishop's Stortford Town. Contact the Bishop’s Stortford Minibus Trust at the Town Council offices for information and registration on 01279 705001.

Coach

Regular coach services link Stansted Airport to London, and Luton, Gatwick and Heathrow airports. Services also go into East Anglia, Brighton, and via Cambridge to the Midlands and the North.

For National Express information Tel: 08705 757 747

For links coach with Stansted Airport visit www.nationalexpress.com

Bishop's Stortford Town Centre Taxis

Associated Taxis: 01279 655666

Kwickcars: 01279 505555

Premier Taxis: 01279 655444

Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport Information Desk and Airport enquiries

Tel: 0844 335 1803 , Website: www.stanstedairport.com

Car Parking Tel: 08701 117282

Chequer Cars Tel: 01279 661111

Ambassador Services Tel: 01279 731144 , Website: www.stansted-airport-taxis.co.uk

Car Hire

Avis: 01279 663030

Alamo: 01279 506534

Budget: 0800 181181

Europcar: 01279 Hertz 01279 680154

Practical Car & Van Hire: 01279 656000 , www.practical.co.uk