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

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Train  •  1h 23m

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

$27 - $38

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Bus  •  3h 5m

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

$20 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46m

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

$190 - $240

Drive  •  46m

  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 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 46m.

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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, station and arriving at St Albans City station via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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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 1h 23m and costs £20 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m 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, station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to St Albans is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £17 and takes 3h 5m.

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Chelmsford to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at St Albans City station.

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

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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 station, Farringdon station, and Farringdon in around 1h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to St Albans via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station in around 3h 5m.

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, station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
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 to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
firstgroup.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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