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There are 7 ways to get from Hitchin to St Albans by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 304 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bernards Heath, Boundary Road 304

Cheapest option

Bus, line 301 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, West Hill to Stevenage, Bus Station 100 - Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to St Albans City station 301 / ...

$6 - $8

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Bus, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange 100 - Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the train from Luton to St Albans City

$12 - $17

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$26 - $36

Bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange 100 - Sapphire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to St Albans, St Peter's Street 321 - Sapphire

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hitchin to St Albans 22.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Hitchin to St Albans 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Hitchin to St Albans is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hitchin to St Albans is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hitchin, Bancroft and arriving at Bernards Heath, Boundary Road. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hitchin to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Hitchin and arriving at St Albans City via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Hitchin and St Albans is 14 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to St Albans without a car is to line 304 bus which takes 47 min and costs .

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The line 304 bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bernards Heath, Boundary Road takes 47 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Hitchin to St Albans bus services, operated by Centrebus South, depart from Hitchin, Bancroft station.

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Hitchin to St Albans train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Hitchin station.

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The best way to get from Hitchin to St Albans is to line 304 bus which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Hitchin to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

Centrebus South operates a bus from Hitchin to St Albans 4 times a day, and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hitchin to St Albans via London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Hitchin, Bancroft to Bernards Heath, Boundary Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
centrebus.info
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, Moormead Close to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to St Albans, St Peter's Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hitchin, West Hill to Stevenage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stevenage, Bus Station to St Albans City station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hitchin to St Albans
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Hitchin to St Albans bus services, operated by Centrebus South, arrive at Bernards Heath, Boundary Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hitchin to St Albans is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Hitchin to St Albans.

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