There are 5 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 - £42

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Bus  •  3h

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

£8 - £12

3 alternative options

Line 602 bus, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the line 602 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Hatfield station 230 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge

£22 - £27

Taxi  •  52 min

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

£90 - £110

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Cambridge 44.5 miles

£7 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to drive which costs £7 - £12 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 bus from St Albans to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Luton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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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 44.5 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 - £45.

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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 bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, St Peter's Street station.

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

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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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Cambridge via Luton Station Interchange and Luton in around 3h.

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
£25 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£25 - £30
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£18 - £23
Bus operators
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Hatfield station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4
Website
Uno
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 Luton to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
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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The best way to get from St Albans to Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3h.

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St Albans to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside 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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