Getting Here

Close to major motorway routes, served by fast service trains and near to
London airports, visiting Letchworth Garden City couldn’t be easier.

Letchworth By Road

Letchworth Garden City is situated in North Hertfordshire, 38 miles from the heart of London and 29 miles from the centre of Cambridge. The town centre is easily accessible from junction 9 of the A1(M), which is just a 22 minute drive from junction 23 (South Mimms) of the M25.

The A505 offers an east west connection through Letchworth Garden City, linking the M1 at Luton with the M11 south of Cambridge. You can get directions to the town centre from where you’re located using Google Maps. Please click here, enter your town or postcode, then click ‘Get Directions’.

Letchworth is approximately 40 minutes’ drive from Luton Airport via the A505 and under an hour from Stansted Airport.

Parking in Letchworth couldn’t be easier, with over 800 spaces available within the town centre alone. Click here to view your car parking options.

Special Announcement!: Between 8am – 6pm anyone can park for FREE at the Spirella Building which is just a two-minute walk from the town centre. Click here for information.

Letchworth By Rail

Letchworth Garden City Railway Station is just a few minutes’ walk from the main shopping area. Fast rail services run to and from London Kings Cross up to every 15 minutes during peak times with a journey time of as little as 28 minutes. Trains to and from Cambridge run up to every 30 minutes during peak times. Services from Letchworth also link directly with Moorgate via Hertford and Enfield.

King’s Cross services also serve Stevenage and Hitchin, giving connections to Peterborough and the north of England. For timetables and up-to-date service information, please click here.

Letchworth By Bus

Regular bus services run to and from Letchworth Garden City’s rural and residential areas and link with neighbouring towns such a Stevenage, Hitchin and Baldock. For up-to-date details, including times and routes, please visit Intalink, which gives transport information for the whole of Hertfordshire.

National Express coach service 787 calls at Letchworth on a route linking Heathrow Airport and Cambridge. Click here for timetables.


As part of our aim to improve access to the town centre the BID supports the Letchworth section of the ‘Disabled Go’ website.

A directory containing access details for businesses and venues within the town can be found by clicking this link: