There are 4 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 39 min

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

$36 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus  •  3 h 10 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

$18 - $30

2 alternative options

Line 133 bus, line 509 bus, bus  •  3 h 45 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 509 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 509 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$22 - $27

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to St Albans 54.7 miles

$11 - $17

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 39 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 10 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
Hourly
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
Hourly
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
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Braintree to St Albans?

The distance between Braintree and St Albans is 63 km. The road distance is 87 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Braintree to St Albans?

The cheapest way to get from Braintree to St Albans is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Braintree to St Albans?

The quickest way to get from Braintree to St Albans is to drive which takes 56 min and costs £8 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between Braintree and St Albans?

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 City Railway Station via Stansted Airport London and Hatfield, The Galleria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Braintree to St Albans?

It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Braintree to St Albans, including transfers.