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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Royston by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to King's Cross St. Pancras station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Royston

£18 - £28

3 alternative options

Line 205 bus, train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to King's Cross St. Pancras 205 / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Royston

£22 - £26

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Royston 45.5 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Royston 45.5 miles

£6 - £10

London Paddington Station to Royston by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Royston is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 53 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Great Northern and Thameslink, the London Paddington Station to Royston service departs from Paddington and arrives in Royston. Typically 401 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 19m
Fastest journey time:
53 min
Services per week:
401
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:08
Last service departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Royston subway and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

London Paddington Station → Royston
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Royston is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Royston is mandatory.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Royston is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Royston is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Royston. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Royston via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Royston is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Royston without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 2m and costs £18 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from London Paddington Station to Royston, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Royston train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Royston train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Royston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Royston is 45 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Royston.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Royston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Royston.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Royston, Hertfordshire, England?

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Royston. However, you can take the subway to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the walk to London Kings Cross, then take the train to Royston. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Paddington Station to Royston via King's Cross St. Pancras and London St Pancras International LL in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Royston
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£20 - £25
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Royston
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£20 - £25
Bus operators
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 Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Royston
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.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.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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