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There are 4 ways to get from St Albans to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 39m

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

£29 - £47

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Line 366 bus, train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Harpenden, The George PH to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 366
  2. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Cambridge

£20 - £30

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Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Cambridge 44.4 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Cambridge 44.4 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 52 min.

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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 1h 39m.

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The distance between St Albans and Cambridge is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from St Albans to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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St Albans to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Cambridge is 44 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from St Albans to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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 1h 39m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£17 - £21
Bus operators
Centrebus South
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Harpenden, The George PH to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Centrebus South
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
St Albans Drivr
Phone
+44 1727 400 094
Website
stalbansdrivr.uk
Rider Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 828 282
Website
ridertaxis.co.uk
Gold Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 833 333
Website
goldlinetaxis.co.uk
Abbey Astar Cars
Phone
+44 1727 855 555
Website
abbeyastartaxis.co.uk
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1727 866 666
Website
a1taxis.net

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