Directions to YWAM Harpenden

 

 

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By Train

Take the Courtesy Coach from Luton Airport to “Luton Parkway Train Station”. Catch the south-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service (toward London), Harpenden is the first stop after Luton Parkway Train Station (total estimated journey time: 30 minutes, estimated cost: £3).

From here follow a) or b) as shown under “By Train From London”

By Bus

Take the 321 from Luton Airport. You can get off the bus at the bottom of Hillside Rd (you can recognise this stop by there being a few small shops on the right hand side of the road. It is also just before a tall bridge going over the road). Walk up Hillside Rd, at the top turn right and YWAM Harpenden will be just on your left.

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By Train

The train departs from within Gatwick Airport and is on a north-bound direct line straight to Harpenden, no changes (estimated journey time: 1 hour 30 min, estimated cost: £20). Harpenden is the first stop after St Alban’s. Purchase any of the following tickets:

“Single” or “Return” tickets – travel within the one day

“Network Away Break Return” – valid for 5 days but travel after 9. 30 am

“Saver Return” – valid for 1 month but travel after 9.30 am

“Standard Open” – return within 1 month, no time restrictions on travel

From here follow a) or b) as shown under “By Train From London”

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By Coach

Follow signs to the Coach station near Terminal 4 or check at the Airport Info Desk for directions to the main coach/bus station and from there take:

Greenline 724, Heathrow to Harlow coach to St Alban’s bus/train station. (estimated journey time: 1 hour 30 mins; estimated cost: about £7). You can then take the north-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service. Harpenden is only one stop (estimated journey time: 5 mins, estimated cost: £3).

or:

JetLink No.787 or FlightLink No.230 coach (these are owned by National Express) to Luton Coach Station, (estimated journey time: 1 hour 15 mins; estimated cost: about £20). Follow posted directions to Luton Train Station (but called London/Luton) it’s a 4 minute walk, and from here take the south-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service (toward London), Harpenden is the second stop after Luton Train Station, (estimated journey time: 10 mins, estimated cost: £3).

From Harpenden station follow a) or b) as shown under “gBy Train From London”

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By Coach

FlightLink No. 777 coaches travel direct to Luton Coach Station: 00.30, 06.05, 08.00, 10.20, 13.30, 16.30, 18.30, 21.00. There are other coaches in between, but they are not direct (estimated journey time: 1 hour 30 mins; estimated cost: about £20). Warning: these can be subject to major changes/cancellations! You will arrive at Luton Coach Station, then follow posted directions to Luton Train Station (but called London/Luton) it’s a 4 minute walk, and from here take the south-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service (toward London), Harpenden is the second stop after Luton Train Station, (estimated journey time: 10 mins, estimated cost: £3).

From Harpenden station follow a) or b) as shown under “By Train From London”

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Take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to Bank and Monument. Change to the Northern Line going to St Pancras. From London St Pancras station, take the north-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service. Harpenden is the first stop after St Albans, (estimated journey time: 30-45 mins; estimated cost: about £13).

Warning: before boarding make sure Harpenden is one of the stops, sometimes they run straight through.

For alternative routes check either google maps or Transport For London

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Take the Exit Junction 10/10a off the M1 for Luton/Luton Airport, follow the signs toward Luton.

At the first roundabout (which is Junction 10a) take the 3rd exit ( A1081 to St Albans/Harpenden)

Follow this road for about 3.5 miles into Harpenden.

Turn left up Hillside Road, which is about 80 meters before an overhead Railway Bridge.

At the top of Hillside Rd, turn right, onto Ambrose Lane. YWAM Harpenden is immediately on your left.

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From London St Pancras station, take the north-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service. Harpenden is the first stop after St Albans, (estimated journey time: 30-45 mins; estimated cost: about £13).

Warning: before boarding make sure Harpenden is one of the stops, sometimes they run straight through.

From Harpenden Train Station you can either:

a) Catch a taxi to Highfield Oval, Ambrose Lane costing approximately £4.

b) Or walk, the route is :

– Walk down slope from Station ticket office to the main road.

– Cross straight over main road and walk along Bowers Way (which is immediately opposite Station slope), walk along here until you come to a junction with Sun Lane.

– At Sun Lane turn right and walk up road until you come to a bridge.

– Take the road immediately left before the bridge (Tennyson Road), walk straight on until you come to junction with Hollybush Lane.

– Turn left on to Hollybush Lane and then immediately right on to Ambrose Lane

– Walk along Ambrose Lane (curvy road), across a small bridge, keep on the right hand side and Youth With a Mission will be on the right about 5 mins from Hollybush Lane. The first YWAM sign is the back road, keep walking to come to the main entrance.

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Take coach to Luton Coach Station, then follow posted directions to Luton Train Station (but called London/Luton) it’s a 4 minute walk, and from here take the south-bound First Capital Connect (Thameslink) train service (toward London), Harpenden is the second stop after Luton Train Station, (estimated journey time: 10 mins, estimated cost: £3).

From Harpenden station follow a) or b) as shown under “By Train From London”

The National Express Coach website is: www.nationalexpress.com

for Coach/rail enquiries Tel. no. 0870 608 2 608

For more detailed information and links to timetables and other information on travelling around London, please go to www.tfl.gov.uk

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