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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$76 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus, line 328 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Earl's Court National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 328 bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station 328

$25 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Abbey 724

$43 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to St Albans 125.3 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at St Albans, Abbey via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bristol and St Albans is 100 miles. The road distance is 125.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Bristol to St Albans, including transfers.

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Bristol to St Albans bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to St Albans is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 328 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Bristol to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at St Albans, Abbey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to St Albans is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Bristol 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 Bristol to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to St Albans via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to St Albans via London Earl's Court, Earls Court, West Cromwell Road, West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station, and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Abbey
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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