There are 4 ways to get from Basingstoke to St Albans by train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to West Hampstead Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 800 bus, bus, line 602 bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Watford, Beechen Grove 103
  3. Take the line 602 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to St Albans, Lattimore Road 602

$29 - $68

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Kentish Town to St Albans City

$31 - $45

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to St Albans 58.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to St Albans is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to St Albans is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £9 - £14.

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The distance between Basingstoke and St Albans is 75 km. The road distance is 94 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Basingstoke to St Albans, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and St Albans, England?

You can take a train from Basingstoke to St Albans via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Kentish Town Underground Station, and Kentish Town in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to St Albans via Reading, Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street), High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre), and Watford, Beechen Grove in around 4 h 46 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kentish Town to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) to High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to St Albans, Lattimore Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Watford, Beechen Grove
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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