There are 5 ways to get from Southampton 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 via West Hampstead Thameslink  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$41 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH 757 / ...

$23 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Kentish Town to St Albans City

$42 - $62

Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Town Hall 724

$35 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to St Albans 87.2 miles

$18 - $27

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to St Albans hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to St Albans via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southampton to St Albans?

The distance between Southampton and St Albans is 120 km. The road distance is 139 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southampton to St Albans?

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to St Albans is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southampton to St Albans?

The quickest way to get from Southampton to St Albans is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct bus between Southampton and St Albans?

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to St Albans. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at St Albans, Abbey via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Southampton to St Albans?

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Southampton to St Albans, including transfers.