Plan your journey

The University of Hertfordshire is based in Hatfield, a town in Hertfordshire, located just north of London. We have 2 main sites:

  • College Lane Campus
  • de Havilland Campus

There is plenty to see and enjoy while you study with us. We are surrounded by the beautiful British countryside of Hertfordshire, whilst you will also be able to experience the highs of London living as we are just 25 minutes from central London by train.

There are a number of ways to travel to campus.

The University has its own bus company, Uno.

Uno runs local buses throughout Hertfordshire and into North London. Discounted tickets are available for staff and students.

Common routes are:

  • 341 Hatfield - Broxbourne
  • 601 Borehamwood - Welwyn Garden City
  • 602 Hatfield - Watford
  • ​610 Enfield/Cockfosters – Luton

Please visit the Uno website for timetable information and other routes. You can also see live bus times through the Herts Mobile app.

We also run the UH Shuttle. It is a free service between The Forum (College Lane campus) and de Havilland.

If travelling by car, the University campuses are close to junction 3 of the A1(M) and signposted. The postcode for sat nav use is:

AL10 9AB for College Lane campus

AL10 9EU for de Havilland campus

Please note that there is limited parking available on both campuses. Both residential and commuting students will need to apply for a parking permit, meeting eligibility criteria.

The University offers a park and ride facility at Angerland, just off junction 2 of the A1(M). It’s available for all our students to use and no permit is needed. More information can be found here.

There are fast and frequent trains from London Kings Cross to Hatfield train station and from London St Pancras to St Albans train station, directions can be found using the National Rail Journey Planner.

Buses run frequently to both campuses from Hatfield and St Albans stations.

To/from Hatfield station:

  • 653 is the most frequent service from the station to College Lane campus (the Forum) and then on to the de Havilland campus
  • 614 stops at College Lane campus (the Forum) and de Havilland campus
  • 602 stops at College Lane campus (the Forum) and de Havilland campus

To/from St Albans station:

  • 602 stops at College lane campus (the Forum) and de Havilland campus
  • 601 stops at de Havilland

Wherever you are flying in from, it’s easy to get to campus. We are a short distance away from five international airports with easy public travel links to campus.

The nearest airports are:

  • London Heathrow Airport
  • London Gatwick Airport
  • London Luton Airport
  • London City Airport
  • London Southend Airport

During Orientation week, we offer free airport collection from Heathrow.

Travel between campuses

The two campuses are situated less than 1km apart and are linked by pathways, cycle routes and the University shuttle bus.

Travel discounts

Many students can benefit from discounted travel. Have a look to see if you will qualify for any of the following discounts. Remember that you may need to be fully registered with us before you can apply: