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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone

$51 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) 280|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes 500 / ...

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...

$14 - $19

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Town Hall 724

$23 - $29

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Oxford to St Albans 55 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to St Albans is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to St Albans is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between Oxford and St Albans is 40 miles. The road distance is 55 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Oxford to St Albans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at St Albans, St Peter's Street via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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

Chiltern Railways operates a train from Oxford to St Albans hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to St Albans every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Rose Travel
Phone
01296 747 926
Website
redrosetravel.com
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 9) to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
redrosetravel.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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