There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Ascot (Station) by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Ascot

$21 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) 703 / ...

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus Green Line (operated by Arriva)  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724

$20 - $25

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Ascot (Station) 36.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Ascot (Station) 36.2 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Ascot (Station) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Ascot (Station) is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Ascot (Station) is 28 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from St Albans to Ascot (Station), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Ascot (Station). However, there are services departing from St Albans, Lattimore Road and arriving at Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) via Hemel Hempstead and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Ascot (Station). However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Ascot via West Hampstead and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between St Albans, England and Ascot (Station), England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Ascot (Station) via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, Richmond NLL, and Richmond (London) in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Green Line (operated by Arriva) operates a bus from St Albans to Ascot (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans City Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Ascot (Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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