There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to St Albans City

$38 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to Hatfield National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to St Albans City Railway Station 724 / ...

$12 - $20

4 alternative options

Line 509 bus, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 509 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans 41.5 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans 41.5 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to St Albans 41.5 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and St Albans is 27 miles. The road distance is 41.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Hatfield, The Galleria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and St Albans, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans via Hatfield and Hatfield, The Galleria in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Thameslink
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to Hatfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, The Galleria to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to St Albans
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to St Albans
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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