There are 5 ways to get from Braintree to St Albans by train, 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  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Braintree to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$34 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, High Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Hatfield National Express

$16 - $27

3 alternative options

Line 133 bus, line 508 bus, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the line 508 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 508 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$21 - $26

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) 42 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  3. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$21 - $24

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to St Albans 54.7 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Braintree Town Centre, High Street and arriving at St Albans, Lattimore Road via Stansted Airport London and Hatfield, The Galleria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Braintree and St Albans is 39 miles. The road distance is 54.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Braintree to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Braintree to St Albans, including transfers.

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Braintree to St Albans bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Braintree Town Centre, High Street station.

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The best way to get from Braintree to St Albans is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 133 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Braintree to St Albans bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hatfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Braintree to St Albans is 55 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Braintree to St Albans.

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There are 468+ hotels available in St Albans. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Braintree to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Braintree to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braintree to St Albans via Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Hatfield, and Hatfield, The Galleria in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, High Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
firstgroup.com
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk

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