There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Cambridge 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 37 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$34 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton to Cambridge National Express / ...

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Stevenage Railway Station 301
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Cambridge

$20 - $58

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Cambridge 44.5 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Cambridge 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a train from St Albans to Cambridge via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Cambridge via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Luton in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Stevenage to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Stevenage Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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 and Cambridge is 59 km. The road distance is 71 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 52 min.

The quickest way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £150 - £190.

No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Cambridge via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from St Albans to Cambridge, including transfers.