Getting Out and About

From Harlow to anywhere

Old Harlow is midway between London and Cambridge, both of which can be reached by train in about 40 minutes from the Harlow Mill train station, approximately a seven-minute walk from Harlow Campus. Once at London’s Liverpool Street Station, the Tube (subway) will allow you to visit sites in London or travel to Heathrow Airport, should you choose to make this a point of departure.

Day trips to Bath and Stonehenge can be arranged via campus reception.

For Practical advice on travel in Europe, visit the European Travel Commission.

Cabs in Harlow are limited, so you will need to pre-book; phone numbers are available at campus reception.

A 20-minute train ride from Harlow is Stansted Airport, where discount airlines depart for many of Europe’s cities.

To book flights visit the following websites:


Hostels can be a great way to meet people from all over the world and to save money while travelling. Most websites rank hostels by security, cleanliness, friendliness and location. It is a good idea to do your research before you make any travel bookings. 

Visit the following recommended sites:
You may also wish to pick up a travel guide or visit

For security reasons, provide your faculty co-ordinator, other participants and Harlow administrative staff with your itinerary for extra-curricular travel (dates, places, accommodations, expected return, etc.).

Bus Links

Harlow bus travel information;
Network Harlow buses;
Arriva buses;
Green line buses;