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There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Bracknell by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  3. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Bracknell

$21 - $34

Cheapest option

Line 84 bus, subway, train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Barnet, High Barnet 84
  2. Take the subway from High Barnet station to Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bracknell

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Bracknell Bus Station 703 / ...

$26 - $32

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Bracknell 39.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Bracknell 39.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Bracknell is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Bracknell is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Bracknell station. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Bracknell Bus Station via Hemel Hempstead and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Bracknell. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Bracknell via West Hampstead and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Bracknell is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Bracknell without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from St Albans to Bracknell, including transfers.

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St Albans to Bracknell bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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

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The best way to get from St Albans to Bracknell is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £25 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Bracknell.
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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Bracknell, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Bracknell via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, and Richmond (London) in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Bracknell via Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Richmond (London) to Bracknell
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Bracknell
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
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 Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.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 Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Bracknell
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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St Albans to Bracknell bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Bracknell Bus Station.

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St Albans to Bracknell train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Bracknell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Bracknell is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from St Albans to Bracknell.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Bracknell. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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