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There are 6 ways to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to City Thameslink

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the rideshare from St Albans to London 24.7 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Train, line 139 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the line 139 bus from West Hampstead, Dennington Park Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 139

$12 - $15

Line 84 bus, subway  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans City station to Barnet, High Barnet 84
  2. Take the subway from High Barnet station to Waterloo station Northern

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  37m

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans City to Waterloo Station 24 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  37m

  1. Drive from St Albans City to Waterloo Station 24 miles

$5 - $8

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

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The quickest way to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Albans City and arriving at City Thameslink. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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The distance between St Albans City and Waterloo Station is 19 miles. The road distance is 24 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs £8 - £12.

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The train from St Albans City to City Thameslink takes 40m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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St Albans City to Waterloo Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from St Albans City station.

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St Albans City to Waterloo Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at City Thameslink station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans City to Waterloo Station is 24 miles. It takes approximately 37m to drive from St Albans City to Waterloo Station.

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There are 9091+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from St Albans City to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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 10 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 40m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Hampstead, Dennington Park Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City station to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from St Albans to London
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from St Albans City to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Estimated price
$60 - $80
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between St Albans City and Waterloo Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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