Travelling to University Centre Harlow

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Harlow is easily accessible from all parts of the UK and overseas and is just 30 miles (48 km) from London and 40 miles (62 km) from Cambridge.

Travelling by bike

Harlow is easy to get around by bike, with an extensive network of cycle tracks that link up most areas of the town.

Travelling by public transport


East coast mainline trains offer rapid rail connections. Some estimated journey times are: 

  • London - 35 minutes
  • York - 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Leeds - 3 hours 25 minutes
  • Newcastle - 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Edinburgh - 5 hours 30 minutes.


The campus is only a short walk from Harlow bus station

Travelling by car

There are fast road connections via the M11 for north-south journeys and the A414 for east-west routes. If you're programming a Sat Nav, the postcode for University Centre Harlow is CM20 3EZ.

Car sharing

You can use Essex Car Share to search for someone to share your journey. Simply enter your details and look for a match.

Travelling by sea

You can reach Harlow via Harwich International Port:

From Harwich, the journey to Harlow by train takes about 2 hours 20 minutes. You'll need to change at least once. By car the journey takes about 1 hour 20 minutes.

Travelling by air

The nearest airports to Harlow are East Midlands, London Stansted, Luton and Norwich. By car the journey from:

  • East Midlands to Harlow takes approximately 2 hours 10 minutes
  • London Stansted to Harlow takes approximately 20 minutes
  • Luton to Harlow takes approximately 50 minutes
  • Norwich to Harlow takes approximately 2 hours 10 minutes.