Travel & Stay

Only 30 miles from London and with great transport links, it’s easy to travel to Hitchin.
Find out how to get here by car, bus or rail and where to stay.

By Car

Hitchin is located in North Hertfordshire, approx. 3 miles from Junction 8 of the A1(m) motorway. Coming from the A1(M), take Junction 8, and follow the A602 signposted Hitchin.From the M1 Motorway Junction 10, Hitchin is approx. 10 miles. When leaving the Motorway at Junction 10, follow signs for the A505 signposted Hitchin.
For directions to a specific attraction, or for detailed directions to Hitchin, please use Google Maps. 

By Rail

Hitchin is served by Great Northern/Thameslink trains from Cambridge, London (King’s Cross) and Peterborough and from London (St Pancras) and stations on the Brighton Line. Train times can be found here.NB: The fastest train from HItchin to King’s Cross in currently 23 minutes.

By Bus

The local Hitchin bus route network operated by a number of bus companies including Arriva, Stagecoach and CentreBus. For details of the local Hitchin bus route network, timetables and what might be your local stop:

National Express route 737 (infrequent service) calls at Hitchin Town Centre en-route between Oxford and Stansted Airport. For details of bus services running to Hitchin from across the country, visit National Express for more information and to plan your trip.