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Harlow - London Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 26 daily trains from Harlow to London. Traveling by train from Harlow to London usually takes around 41 minutes, but the fastest Greater Anglia train can make the trip in 15 minutes.

Distance20 mi (33 km)
Fastest train0h 15m
Lowest price$14.90
Trains per day28
Most frequent serviceGreater Anglia
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Harlow to London?

Greater Anglia is the one and only train line which connects Harlow to London. However, there are 26 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greater Anglia260h 42m$16.79
  • Greater Anglia

    Greater Anglia

    Greater Anglia train tickets from Harlow to London start from $15, and on average cost . Daily there are 26 Greater Anglia schedules to London. Greater Anglia in Harlow leaves from Harlow Mill and one other station. And in London trains arrive at Tottenham Hale Train Station and 4 other train stations.

    From Harlow to London train travel on Greater Anglia takes 0 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Greater Anglia offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 15 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Greater Anglia offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Harlow to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Harlow to London?

The distance between Harlow and London is approximately 20 miles, or 33 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to London.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Harlow to London are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Harlow at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Harlow to London?

There are 26 scheduled trains on most days. 28 of these are direct connections to London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Harlow.

City Information


One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Harlow?

Main departure station: Harlow Mill

There are two stations in Harlow where you can board the train to London.

All train stations in Harlow:

  • Harlow Mill

  • Harlow Town

Where is the train station in London?

Main arrival station: Tottenham Hale Train Station

There are more train stations and stops in London than most cities. Most trains from Harlow will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in London:

All train stations in London:

  • Tottenham Hale Train Station

  • London Liverpool St

  • Hackney Downs Station

  • Seven Sisters

  • Northumberland Park

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