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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Tube, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the Tube from South Kensington Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City

$14 - $20

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Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to St Albans 24.4 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Line 328 bus, train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 328 bus from Chelsea, Limerston Street to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station 328
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City

$12 - $16

Bus, line 301 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Hemel Hempstead, Bridge Street 758
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to St Albans, St Peter's Street 301 / ...

$15 - $17

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelsea to St Albans 23.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Chelsea to St Albans 23.3 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelsea station to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at St Albans, St Peter's Street via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Chelsea and St Albans is 20 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to St Albans without a car is to Tube and train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Chelsea to St Albans, including transfers.

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Chelsea to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelsea to St Albans is 23 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Chelsea 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chelsea and St Albans. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Chelsea to St Albans via Hemel Hempstead, Bridge Street and Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Chelsea, Limerston Street to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 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 Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Hemel Hempstead, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to St Albans, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to St Albans
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chelsea to St Albans
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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