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

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to St Albans City

$31 - $47

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Train via Wimbledon  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Wimbledon
  2. Take the train from Wimbledon to St Albans City

$25 - $36

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Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Woking to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Abbey 724

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guildford to St Albans 47.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to St Albans 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Guildford to St Albans is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guildford to St Albans is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Guildford to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Guildford and arriving at St Albans City via Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Guildford and St Albans is 37 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Guildford to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Guildford to St Albans, including transfers.

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Guildford to St Albans train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Guildford station.

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The best way to get from Guildford to St Albans is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 43 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Guildford to St Albans is 47 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Guildford to St Albans.

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  • Distance: 37.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Guildford to St Albans via Redhill in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to St Albans via Woking, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Redhill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Redhill to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Wimbledon to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Woking to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Abbey
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
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Taxi from Guildford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260

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