How to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  35 min

  1. Jubilee

$13 - $47

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 21 min

  1. 24.7 miles

$4

5 alternative options

Train  •  51 min

$11 - $45

Line 139 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 139

$13 - $45

Line 84 bus, Tube  •  1 h 42 min

  1. 84
  2. Northern

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. 24 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  37 min

  1. 24 miles

$5 - $8

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

Thameslink operates a train from St Albans City to Waterloo Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 32 min. CrossCountry also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from St Albans City to Waterloo Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $18
Train from St Albans City to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $21
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Hampstead Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from High Barnet Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Hampstead Underground Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from St Albans to London
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from St Albans City to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Albans City and Waterloo Station is 31 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 1 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station is to train and Tube which takes 35 min and costs £9 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Albans City and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

It takes approximately 35 min to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station, including transfers.