There are 5 ways to get from East Finchley to St Albans by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Kentish Town to St Albans City

£11 - £15

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Line 263 bus, line 84 bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the line 263 bus from East Finchley, Fairlawn Avenue to Barnet, High Barnet 234 / ...
  2. Take the line 84 bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station 84

£4

3 alternative options

Line 84 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station 84

£4 - £5

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Finchley to St Albans 17 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from East Finchley to St Albans 17 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from East Finchley to St Albans is to line 263 bus and line 84 bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from East Finchley to St Albans is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Finchley to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from East Finchley, Fairlawn Avenue and arriving at St Albans City station via Barnet, High Barnet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Finchley station to St Albans. However, there are services departing from East Finchley station and arriving at St Albans City via Kentish Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between East Finchley and St Albans is 13 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from East Finchley to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £11 - £15.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from East Finchley to St Albans, including transfers.

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East Finchley to St Albans bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from East Finchley, Fairlawn Avenue station.

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East Finchley to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Kentish Town station.

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The best way to get from East Finchley to St Albans is to train which takes 47 min and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can line 84 bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1h 52m.

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Map of how to get from East Finchley to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between East Finchley, England and St Albans, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Kentish Town to St Albans City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, Metroline Travel operates a bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kentish Town to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Barnet, High Barnet to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Metroline Travel
Oyster Card
£2
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Finchley, Fairlawn Avenue to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from East Finchley to St Albans
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Minicabs Soouth Gate
Phone
+44 20 8419 8757
Website
minicabssouthgate.co.uk
Metro Radio Cars
Phone
+44 20 8440 1234
Website
metroradiocars.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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East Finchley to St Albans bus services, operated by Metroline Travel, arrive at St Albans City station.

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East Finchley to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at St Albans City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Finchley to St Albans is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from East Finchley to St Albans.

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