Hertford's bus station is at Bircherley Green, attached to the shopping centre. It is five minutes walk from Hertford East railway station. Local bus services are run by a number of independent commercial companies, including:
ARRIVA The Shires & Essex
Golden Boy Coaches
The local authority also contract and subsidise some local services.
There are three town services:
|Town Centre, Pinehurst Estate and Bengeo.
|Every 30 minutes
|Hertford Town Centre, North Station and Sele Farm, Ware Town Centre and Fanhams Common.
|Every 30 minutes
|Town Centre and Horns Mill.
Town Centre and Campfield Roaf
|Every 60 minutes
Other out-of-town bus services link Hertford with Stevenage, 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.
For Hertfordshire bus timetables, maps, journey planning and breaking news visit the Intalink website at www.intalink.org.uk
A free Area Travel Guide, individual route leaflets and the Intalink Network Map, are available from the Hertford Tourist Information Centre in Market Place.
PLUSBUS is a ticket that provides you with a simple, easy-to-use, bus add-on to your rail ticket and lets you travel on most buses within the local PLUSBUS area as many times as you like. Buy your PLUSBUS ticket in advance from any rail station and simply show your ticket on the bus and off you go!
The boundaries of the scheme extend as far as Waterford, Hertingfordbury, Bengeo, Horns Mill and the Pinehurst Estate. If you are visiting Hertford for the day, just add your bus travel within the PLUSBUS area to your rail fare for only £1.20. Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual fares are also available.
For timetable information, call 0871 200 22 33, between 0700 and 2200 daily. Calls from landlines cost 10p per minute.