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

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 59
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$17 - $19

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Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to St Albans 44.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to St Albans 44.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and St Albans is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £20 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Chelmsford to St Albans, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to St Albans bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Chelmsford to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to St Albans is 44 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Chelmsford to St Albans.

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to St Albans via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.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
First in Essex
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
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 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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