There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to St Albans City 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  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$38 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, line 328 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Earl's Court National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 328 bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station 328

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to St Albans City Railway Station 724

$32 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to St Albans City 87.5 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to St Albans City station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Southampton and St Albans City is 75 miles. The road distance is 87.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Albans City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Southampton to St Albans City, including transfers.

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Southampton to St Albans City bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Albans City is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 328 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Southampton to St Albans City bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to St Albans City is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Southampton to St Albans City.

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There are 461+ hotels available in St Albans City. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to St Albans City.
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  • Distance: 75.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to St Albans City hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to St Albans City via London Earl's Court, Earls Court, West Cromwell Road, West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station, and West Hampstead Thameslink in around 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road to West Hampstead Thameslink Rail Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)

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