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There are 4 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans by train, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to St Albans City

Cheapest option

Subway, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to West Hampstead station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans 27.6 miles

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans 27.6 miles

Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans by subway and train

The journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and St Albans is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 26 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 41 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Thameslink, the Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans service departs from Canary Wharf station and arrives in St Albans City. Typically 727 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
44 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
51 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
41 min
Journey distance:
26 miles
Services per week:
727
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:21
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans subway and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans is to drive, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canary Wharf (Station) station to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Canary Wharf station and arriving at St Albans City via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and St Albans is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs £13 - £17.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Bridge station.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at St Albans City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans is 28 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf (Station), England and St Albans, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Bridge to St Albans City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £11 - £14 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£11 - £14
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to West Hampstead station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to St Albans
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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