There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans by train, subway 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 Greater Anglia  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$32 - $44

Cheapest option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Upminster
  2. Take the Tube from Upminster Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City

$25 - $35

2 alternative options

Train c2c  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to St Albans City

$26 - $36

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans 53.9 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and St Albans is 48 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and St Albans, England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to St Albans City
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Upminster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Upminster Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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