Travel to University of Hertfordshire
Local Travel: Nearest conurbations to Hatfield and their approximate journey time
  • Welwyn (6km) | Train - 5 minutes Taxi – 7 minutes
  • St Albans (10km) | Taxi – 10 minutes
  • Stevenage (17km) | Train – 18 minutes Taxi – 15 minutes

Additional details are available on the University of Hertfordshire website.

Travel by Plane: Nearest Airports

  • Luton Airport (LTN) | (9.9 miles / 15.9 kilometers)

    Luton Airport is located approximately 2.1 miles / 3.4 kilometers east of Luton and about 4.0 miles / 6.5 kilometers north of Harpenden. IATA airport code is LTN.

    The easiest route from Luton Airport to Hatfield is by taxi (13.1 miles). The same goes for Welwyn and St Albans. If you are staying in or around St Albans then this can be reached by train as well. The train to Stevenage requires you to travel into, and then out of London and takes approximately 1hr. Alternatively a taxi to Stevenage is around 11.8km and takes approximately 28 minutes.
  • London Stansted Airport (STN) | (21.4 miles / 34.4 kilometers)

    Distance from London Stansted Airport to Hatfield is 21.4 miles / 34.4 kilometers. London Stansted Airport is located approximately 3.4 miles / 5.5 kilometers east of Bishops Stortford and about 9.2 miles / 14.8 kilometers northeast of Harlow. IATA airport code is STN.

    Hatfield is accessible by train but requires 2 changes - change at Tottenham Hale to catch the London Underground to Finsbury Park. From Finsbury Park, catch the train to Hatfield.

    Taxi to Hatfield, Welwyn, St Albans or Stevenage would take between 45 – 60 minutes and is likely to be expensive.
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) | (22.7 miles / 36.5 kilometers)

    Distance from London Heathrow Airport to Hatfield is 22.7 miles / 36.5 kilometers. London Heathrow Airport is located approximately 2.7 miles / 4.3 kilometers northwest of Feltham and about 2.7 miles / 4.3 kilometers north of Ashford. IATA airport code is LHR.

    The train is the best and simplest route from Heathrow. Catch the Heathrow Express to London Paddington. From there catch the London Underground to Kings Cross St Pancras Station. There you can catch numerous trains to Hatfield, Stevenage or Welwyn Garden City. Please note, these trains run from Kings Cross. If you need to get to St Albans, then you need to take the same Underground route but instead of the exit for Kings Cross, you need to take the exit for St Pancras International. Kings Cross and St Pancras International are next door to each other and are served by the same Underground stop. Alternatively, you could catch a black cab (taxi) from Paddington Station to either Kings Cross or St Pancras International. You will see some of London en route!

Travel by Train - Eurostar

  • You can travel into London St Pancras International by train (Eurostar) from Brussels, Paris and Amsterdam. Eurostar brings you straight into the heart of London. If you are travelling to Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, or Stevenage, it is a short walk from St Pancras International to Kings Cross where you will be able to catch a train to any of these destinations. Trains to St Albans leave from St Pancras International so it is an even shorter walk to catch the train to St Albans (which takes approximately 20-30 minutes).

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