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There are 5 ways to get from Chelsea to St Albans by subway, train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  52m

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

$4

3 alternative options

Bus, line 301 bus  •  1h 40m

  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 / ...

$18 - $20

Taxi  •  35m

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

$60 - $75

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Chelsea to St Albans 23.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea to St Albans is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelsea to St Albans is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 35m.

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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 1h 40m.

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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 subway and train which takes 1h 14m and costs £10 - £15.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Chelsea to St Albans, including transfers.

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Chelsea to St Albans bus services, operated by Green Line, 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 35m to drive from Chelsea to St Albans.

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There are 513+ hotels available in St Albans. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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 1h 40m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Hemel Hempstead, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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
24m
Frequency
Every 15 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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to St Albans
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chelsea to St Albans
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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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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