Travel planning

If you're planning on travelling in Dacorum, you might want to use a travel planner to find the best way to make your journey.

Some examples of useful travel planners are Omio and Google Maps.

Travelling by car

Hertfordshire Highways

Hertfordshire County Council is responsible for highways in the borough. To find out more about its services or to report problems with roads in Dacorum, visit Hertfordshire County Council's website.


There is a taxi rank on Waterhouse Street, Hemel Hempstead, within the town centre.

Travelling by bus

Bus and coach services are operated by several independent commercial companies. Some rural routes and evening or Sunday services are run on contract to Hertfordshire County Council and receive financial support from local councils.

For information on travelling by bus in Hertfordshire, call Intalink on 0300 123 4050 or visit the Intalink website for a full list of services.

There is a bus interchange in Marlowes and Bridge Street in Hemel Hempstead town centre. For information about bus services from here, visit the Arriva website.

Travelling by rail


Train services (which run south to London Euston and north to the Midlands on the West Coast mainline) are available from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring, Apsley and Kings Langley stations. These are run by London Northwestern. You can find travel information on the London Northwestern website or from the National Rail website.

London Transport

The nearest London Transport Underground station is in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. There are also stations at Chorleywood, Amersham, Watford and Rickmansworth. Visit the Transport for London website for more information.

Travelling by plane


London Luton: for information, call 01582 405100 or visit the London Luton website.
London Heathrow: for information, call 0844 335 1801 or visit the London Heathrow website.
London Stansted: for information, call 0844 335 1803 or visit the London Stansted website.
London Gatwick: for information, call 0844 335 1802 or visit the London Gatwick website.

National Express runs coach services between Hemel Hempstead bus interchange and Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports. For more information, call 0871 781 8181 or visit the National Express website.

Sustainable transport

Please consider using more sustainable methods of transport - such as trains, buses, cycling or walking - wherever possible. Read more about what we are doing to improve sustainable travel on our sustainable transport page

If public transport doesn't operate when or where you need it, you may be able to share a lift with someone. Find out more on the Liftshare website.

For more information on sustainable transport in Dacorum, visit the transport section of the Dacorum Environmental Forum website.

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