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There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to St Albans by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$36 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Luton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to St Albans, St Peter's Street 321 - Sapphire

$12 - $18

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
  2. Take the bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to St Albans City station 301 / ...

$22 - $31

Train, line 602 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
  2. Take the line 602 bus from Hatfield station to St Albans, Lattimore Road 602

$24 - $31

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to St Albans 44.6 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to St Albans 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to St Albans is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to St Albans is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at St Albans, St Peter's Street via Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at St Albans City via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and St Albans is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Cambridge to St Albans, including transfers.

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Cambridge to St Albans bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to St Albans is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to St Albans via London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to St Albans via Luton and Luton Station Interchange in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hatfield (Herts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to St Albans, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Hatfield station to St Albans, Lattimore Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
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 Cambridge Parkside to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to St Albans
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
A1 Cab Co
Phone
+44 1223 525555
Website
a1cabco.com
Ace Taxis
Phone
+44 1223 462020
Website
acetaxis-cambridge.co.uk
Cam Cab Ltd
Phone
+44 1223 704704
Website
camcab.co.uk

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Cambridge to St Albans bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at St Albans, St Peter's Street station.

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Cambridge to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at St Albans City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to St Albans is 45 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Cambridge to St Albans.

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